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The Bollandists: Historians of the Impossible
October 27 @ 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 Eternity, Reformations: The Early Modern World, The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila: A Biography, and They Flew: A History of the Impossible.