With Good Reason

Travel for Transformation
January 21st, 2012 - (0 Comments)

The Camino de Santiago, a medieval pilgrimage trail in northern Spain, continues to attract tens of thousands of travelers each year. Among those are George Greenia (William & Mary, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities), who for years has walked the 500-mile route with his students. George studies the relationship between medieval and modern pilgrimages. He […]

Travel for Transformation
April 16th, 2011 - (0 Comments)

The Camino de Santiago, a medieval pilgrimage trail in northern Spain, continues to attract tens of thousands of travelers each year. Among those are George Greenia (William & Mary, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities), who for years has walked the 500-mile route with his students. George studies the relationship between medieval and modern pilgrimages. He […]

Getting Medieval: Torture Through the Centuries
February 27th, 2010 - (0 Comments)

Passionate debate about the ethics and effectiveness of torture is nothing new.  Medieval literature professor Larissa Tracy (Longwood University) says torture was actually outlawed in many countries during Middle Ages, and when it was used, there were strict rules governing how and when it could be applied.  Although there were many depictions of torture in […]