Participant Info

First Name
Louisa A.
Last Name
Middlebury College
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Medieval, heresy and inquisition, alchemy, southern France, Montpellier, Franciscans, monasticism, apocalypticism, religion
Additional Contact Information
On leave until September, 2019

Personal Info

About Me
Recent Publications

So Great a Light, So Great a Smoke: The Beguin Heretics of Languedoc (Cornell University Press, 2008).

“Unusual Choices: The Unique Heresy of Limoux Negre” in Michael D. Bailey and Sean L. Field, eds., Late Medieval Heresy: New Perspectives. Studies in Honor of Robert E. Lerner(York Medieval Press, 2018), 96-115.

“The Angel with the Book,” in Pietro di Giovanni Olivi: Frate Minore. Atti del XLIII Convegno internazionale Assisi, 16-18 ottobre 2015(Spoleto, 2016), 363-393.

“La crise spirituelle de 1316: Les franciscains de Narbonne et leurs relations avec les habitants de la ville,” in Moines et religieux dans la ville (XII-XVe siècles), Cahiers de Fanjeaux 44 (2009), 469-491.

“‘Just Talking about God’: Orthodox Prayer among the Heretical Beguins,” in Franciscans at Prayer, ed. by Timothy Johnson (Brill, 2007), 249-270.

“Reliques et résistance chez les Béguins de Languedoc,” Annales du Midi118 (2006), 353-368.

“The Visionary Authority of Na Prous Boneta” in Alain Boureau and Sylvain Piron, eds. Pierre de Jean Olivi (1248-1298): Pensée scolastique, dissidence spirituelle et société (J. Vrin, 1999), 319-339.

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France, Mediterranean, Western Europe
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