Rachel Fulton Brown

Department of History

The University of Chicago

 

MA Theses Advised

 

1995

Š      Lisa Hydo, “The Queste del Saint Graal: A Fusion of Pagan and Christian Traditions.”  Department of History.

 

1996

Š      Anthony Perron,“From Lord to Pastor: Archiepiscopal Change in Denmark, 1178-1224.”  Department of History.

Š      Garry Nokes, “Clerical Oaths and Papal Administrative Authority in the Crusade Tax Collection of 1274.”  Department of History.

 

1998

Š      Kimberly E. Setze, “Human Agency and Christian Identity in Medieval Exempla Narratives.”  Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

Š      Jessie Sherwood, “The Convert and Conversion: The Autobiography of Hermannus quondam Iudaeus.”  Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

 

2000

Š      GenviŹve Morrill, “Brides of Christ: Virgins and their Vocations.  Dialogues on Identity Construction in Two Twelfth-Century Cloisters.” Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

 

2001

Š      Gretchen Elda Martin (Jones), “Feudalism and Clientship: English-Welsh Political Relations 1150-1200.” Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

 

2002

Š      John Jacob Diehl, “Monk as God: A Study of Cistercian Anagogy.”  Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

Š      Alice Eckstein, “‘And since love never comes to an end, you will not forget me for ever’: Death and Mourning in Cistercian Writing.”  Department of History.

Š      Julian Hendrix, “‘Suscipe domini’: Prayer for the Dead and Intercessory Prayer in Carolingian Monasteries.”  Department of History.

Š      Caryn Elizabeth Hiltz, “The Siege of Malta: Military Myth or Reality.”  Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

 

2006

Š      Caitjan Gainty, “Contextualizing Violence in the Chronicles of the First Crusade: Denial, Accusation, Rationalization…and Acceptance?” Department of History.

Š      Michael Tomczyk, “Charismatic Liturgical and Devotional Bodies of the Ottonian Empire.” Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

Š      Sarah Marie Kaliski-Roll, “Sir Edmund Beckett’s ‘False Front’: Restoration and Memory at St. Albans Cathedral.”  Master of Arts Program in the Humanities.

 

2007

Š      Christopher Fletcher, “Holy Urgency: The Epistolary Theology of Gerhoh of Reichersberg.” Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

Š      Roey Moran, "Gerbert of Aurillac and Medieval Literary Magic: A Study into the Links between Magic and the Pursuit of Knowledge.” Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

 

2008

Š      Erin Elizabeth Chiasson, “Exegesis and mise-en-page: Reading the Eadwine Psalter.” Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

Š      Torsten Edstam, “Ascending to God with the Help of Angels: Liturgical Devotion in the Fourteenth-Century Magical Text the Liber iuratus Honorii.”  Department of History.

Š      Uri Shachar, “Conversion of the Holy Land and the Crusading Soul in William of Tyre’s History of the Deeds Done Beyond the Sea.”  Department of History.

 

2010

Š      Monika Collins [Crusader sermons].  Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

Š      Allison Drtina [Life of St. Bridget].  Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

Š      Caitlin Koford, “Love and the Catechumen: An Analysis of Augustine’s De Catechizandis Rudibus Liber Unus.”  Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

Š      David Friedman [The “ritual murder” of William of Norwich]. Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

 

2012

Š      Rebecca Harwick, “Language, Knowledge, and Incarnation in Eriugena’s Biblical Exegesis.” Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.

 

2015

Š      Felix Szabo, "Earthly Agents, Heavenly Ministers: Some Issues and Implications of Byzantine All-Eunuch Monasteries." Department of History.

 

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