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The Bollandists: Historians of the Impossible

October 27, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Professor Carlos Eire

Founded in 1607, The Bollandists are a discreet group of scholars who have applied their intellectual rigor to the study of the saints in a systematic, in-depth, scrupulous, disinterested research and are considered the pioneers of documenting the impossible in the lives of saints.

About the Presenter:
Professor Carlos Eire is the T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University. He is the author of A Very Brief History of EternityReformations: The Early Modern WorldThe Life of Saint Teresa of Avila: A Biography, and They Flew: A History of the Impossible.


October 27, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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