Medieval Mysticism (Advanced Reading Seminar in Latin)

Course Description: 

The class in this semester will read texts from the so-called "emotive mysticism" tradition, like Aelred of Rievaulx De Iesu puero duodenni, and then ps-Bonaventure's Meditationes Vitae Christi, depending on the Latin skills of the participants. The close reading of the texts will be accompanied by "running commentaries."