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|Course:||Four Late Medieval Saints As Seen In Their Writings|
|Tutor:||Sister Elizabeth Rees|
|Start Date:||14th April 2018|
|Fee:||£54.00 What's included?|
What inspired medieval men and women to give their lives to God? We will examine the lives and writings of four very different individuals: In the morning using early texts, we will explore the spirituality of St Dominic and his young follower, Catherine of Siena, and in the afternoon we will look at writings by two later Carmelite saints who were close friends, Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross.
Sister Elizabeth Rees is a Roman Catholic nun with a Master’s degree from Oxford. She has lectured in Early Christianity at Lampeter University and at Sarum Theological College. The author of eight books on Early Christianity, Elizabeth is Director of a House of Prayer in Butleigh, a village south of Glastonbury.Back to List
It is rare to find a venue - and an audience - so thoroughly dedicated to the enjoyment culture and cultivation of the mind as Dillington House and its visitors. As someone who hasn't lived in Britain for the past two decades, Dillington was also a delightful reminder of the beauties of English landscape and rural architecture. It was a pleasure to speak there and I envy those who can visit frequently.