Roldán-Figueroa at 2013 Sixteenth Century Studies Conference

The 2013 Sixteenth Century Studies Conference was held from October 24-27 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Professor Roldán-Figueroa served as Theology Track Director for the conference. The theology track had a total of sixteen panels. Roldán-Figueroa organized eight panels, and chaired three of them. One of the panelists was BU STH Professor Claire Wolfteich, whose paper was entitled “Spiritual Guidance for those ‘In the World’: A Theology of Lay Spiritual Practice in Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.” Roldán-Figueroa presented a paper related to the missionary work of Discalced Franciscans in the Philippines, “Enlisting Saints for the Cause of Catholic Missions: Marcelo de Ribadeneira’s Historia de las Islas del Archipiélago Filipino (Barcelona, 1601).” The session was sponsored by REFO500 and VU University Amsterdam. The other two panelists were Professor Sabine Hiebsch from VU University Amsterdam and Professor Tarald Rasmussen from the University of Oslo”  You can see picture of the panelists here.

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