• Colloque: « Objects of Devotion: Religion and its Instruments in Early Modern Europe »

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    Objects of Devotion: Religion and its Instruments in Early Modern Europe is an international conference which examines how religious ideas and practice were realized through interaction with objects. We investigate how the presence of sculptures, paintings, books, vestments, and church furniture-their visibility, tactility, and materiality-helped form attitudes toward devotion, sacred history, and salvation. In other words, how did people think with things-both clerics and lay devotee? We will examine the complex role of sacrament houses, altarpieces, pulpits, in molding ideas about the...
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