Podcast of the Day: St. Catherine of Siena, the affective mystic

Dr. Carlos Eire and I discuss St. Catherine of Siena, a 14th century Dominican nun and affective mystic who was very focused on love and the salvific dimension of Christ’s suffering. St. Catherine was also a stigmatist, theologian, philosopher, and helper to the poor and suffering as well as a highly esteemed peace negotiator and political ambassador, even serving as such for popes.

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