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Phi Beta Kappa Lecture
Submitted by Kari VanDerVeen on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 11:55am
Mar 3 2014 7:30 pm
Location:Buntrock Commons, Viking Theater, 1520 St. Olaf Ave. Northfield, MN, 55057
Professor Christine Thomas of the University of California, Santa Barbara will be speaking on “Ordinary Bodies and Divine Intervention: Illness and Healing in the Roman Empire.”
Ancient descriptions of healing found in inscriptions and votive offerings from second-century Roman Asia Minor offer insight on how ancient people construed the body and the concept of health.