[HIST 264] Popular Piety and Heresy in the Middle Ages
This course examines the religious beliefs and devotional practices of medieval Christians, with a special emphasis on the development of heretical beliefs, the practice of pilgrimage, and the cults of various medieval saints. Particular attention is paid to primary source material, both visual and written, and to understanding the larger framework of medieval society.
Popular Piety and Heresy in the Middle Ages
Offered occasionally, fall semester. Open to first-year students.