Love above Knowledge in Thomas Gallus: Medieval Founder of Modern Anti-Intellectualism?

Boyd Taylor Coolman

Boston College

This lecture is part of the conference Renewing Mystical Theology: The Link Between Theological Doctrine and Spiritual Practice in Medieval Spiritualities, which took place online on 26-27 February 2021.

Boyd Taylor Coolman is professor of historical theology at Boston College. He is author of Knowledge, Love, and Ecstasy in Thomas Gallus (OUP Press, 2017) and has written extensively on the medieval Franciscan and Victorine theologies.