Edited: Babette Hellemans
Babette Hellemans earned her PhD at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and Utrecht University. She is currently Assistant Professor in History at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Hellemans has published on historiographical and intellectual themes such as the anthropology of eschatology in Western medieval culture, including modern theories of temporality, semantics, and images. She is the author of La Bible Moralisée: une oeuvre à part entière. Temporalité, sémiotique et création au XIIIe siècle (Brepols 2010). At present she is completing a monograph, Peter Abelard (1079–1142) and the Varieties of the Self: An Intellectual Biography.
Edited: Willemien Otten
Willemien Otten was Professor of the History of Christianity at Utrecht University from 1997. Since 2007 she has been Professor of the Theology and the History of Christianity at the University of Chicago. She has published on Western medieval and early Christian theology, including the continuity of (Neo) Platonic themes. Among her books are The Anthropology of Johannes Scottus Eriugena (Brill 1991) andFrom Paradise to Paradigm: A Study of Twelfth-Century Humanism (Brill 2004). With Karla Pollmann
she is the co-editor of The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine(forthcoming 2013). Her current project involves a comparison between Johannes Scottus Eriugena and Ralph Waldo Emerson on the role of nature and the self.
Edited: Burcht Pranger
Burcht Pranger is Professor Emeritus in the History of Christianity at the University of Amsterdam. He has published extensively on medieval monasticism, in particular Anselm of Canterbury and Bernard of Clairvaux. Among his books are Bernard of Clairvaux and the Shape of Monastic Thought (Brill 1994) and The Artifi ciality of Christianity: Essays on the Poetics of Monasticism (Stanford 2003). In 2010 he published his Eternity’s Ennui: Temporality, Perseverance and Voice in Augustine and Western Literature (Brill).