2011

Heinrich Heine and the Lied

Scholars

More than any other poet, Heinrich Heine has provided composers for almost two hundred years with texts for music: more than eight thousand compositions to date. Nineteenth-century composers were drawn in particular to a limited selection of Heine's early lyrical...

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Opera Notre Dame's performance of Figaro

Students

Opera Notre Dame mounted a full-scale production of Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" ("The Marriage of Figaro") in the spring of 2011, performed at the Patricia George Decio Theatre in the Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Pictured here are...

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The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled Imagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery

Scholars

In 1958, Bible scholar Morton Smith announced the discovery of a sensational manuscript–a second-century letter written by St. Clement of Alexandria, who quotes an unknown, longer version of the Gospel of Mark. When Smith published the letter in 1973, he...

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The Virgin of Chartres Making History through Liturgy and the Arts

Scholars

Winner of the 2012 Otto Gründler Book Prize sponsored by Western Michigan University.

Winner of the 2011 ACE/Mercers' International Book Award (UK Award)

Medieval Christians knew the past primarily through what they saw and heard. History was reenacted every year in...

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