VIDEO—Georgia Frank, “Feeling Christian: Re-educating the Emotions in Late Antiquity”

06.28.2017 | The Maxwell Institute

As Christianity spread in late antiquity, the meaning of emotions—and the expectations about how to deal with them—shifted. Watch Dr. Frank unpack some of this history in her lecture, “Feeling Christian: Re-educating the Emotions in Late Antiquity,” now available on the Institute’s YouTube channel.



Georgia Frank is a professor of religion at Colgate University. Her interests include ancient Christian pilgrimage, icons, relics, monasticism. She is author of The Memory of the Eyes: Pilgrims to Living Saints in Christian Late Antiquity (University of California Press, 2000).