Rachel Fulton, 1998–1999

Project Title:

From Exegesis to Cult: Biblical Narrative, Historical Imagination, and Medieval Devotion to Christ and the Virgin Mary

University of Chicago

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Fellowship Work Summary

Rachel Fulton concentrated on her book project, From Exegesis to Cult: Biblical Narrative, Historical Imagination and Medieval Devotion to Christ and the Virgin Mary. She reviewed Anne Winston-Allen’s Stories of the Rose: The Making of the Rosary in the Middle Ages, for the Journal of Religion (July 1999). She presented a paper entitled “Men’s Texts, Women’s Voices: Chanting the Office at Admont,” at the 34th International Congress on Medieval Studies, held at Western Michigan University, and another entitled “Apocalypse and the Suffering Christ: Devotional Change around the Year 1000,” for the Medieval Studies Committee at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was a participant in the Lilly Collegium on Religion and the Humanities at the Center, and the Triangle Intellectual History Seminar.