Feb. 24, 2015: Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent on Missionary Stories and the Formation of the Syriac Churches
The Warren Center Late Antiquity Seminar will meet on Tuesday, Feb 24, 12:10-1:30 pm, at the Warren Center. Lunch will be provided. We will be have the opportunity to meet with Prof. Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, Assistant Professor of Theology, Marquette University, who will discuss “Hagiographical Portraits of Jacob Baradaeus,” a chapter from her forthcoming book Missionary Stories and the Formation of the Syriac Churches. Prof. Mellon Saint-Laurent is a scholar of Syriac Studies and Early Christianity, with special interests in hagiography and sacred narrative. She is also Assistant Director of Syriaca.org, The Syriac Reference Portal.
To request the pre-circulated paper and rsvp for lunch please e-mail Mark Ellison.