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Eric Leland Saak

Campus Address: CA-503N
Fax: (317)278-7800
Email: esaak@iupui.edu
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Professor of History


B.A. University of Southern California 1985,
Ph.D. University of Arizona 1993

Academic Interests

Medieval, Renaissance, and Reformation Europe, Religious, Intellectual, and Political History of the 14th-16th centuries, the Augustinian tradition and the Augustinian order, late medieval textual culture, textual/literary theory and text editing.


Early Medieval Europe; The High Middle Ages; The Later Middle Ages; The Renaissance; The Reformation


Fulbright Fellow 1992, 1993;
Postdoctoral Fellow, Netherlands Research School for Medieval Studies, 1994-1999;
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for European History, Mainz, Germany, 2000-2001;
IU New Frontiers Travel Grant, 2006;
Visiting Professor of Church History, Patristics Institute Augustinianum, Pontifical University, Rome (March 2015)


Numerous articles, book chapters, and book reviews, and four books: High way to Heaven. The Augustinian Platform between Reform and Reformation, 1292-1524. Brill Academic Publishers: Leiden (2002), and Creating Augustine. Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2012; Catechesis in the Later Middle Ages vol. 1: The Exposition of the Lord's Prayer of Jordan of Quedlinburg, OESA (d. 1380)--Introduction, Text and Translation. Brill Academic Publishers: Leiden, 2015; Luther and the Reformation of the Later Middle Ages. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2017. Co-editor of and major contributor to The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine, 3 vols. (Oxford, 2013). Work in Progress: Catechesis in the Later Middle Ages vol. 2: The Meditations on the Passion of Christ of Jordan of Quedlinburg, OESA (d. 1380)--Introduction, Text and Translation; History, Myth and Ideology I. The Sermons of St. Augustine Collected by Jordan of Quedlinburg, OESA (d. 1380)--Introduction, Text and Translation; Roberti de Bardis Collectorii Sermonum Sancti Augustini Registrum.


Editoral Board for the series Studies in the History of Christian Traditions, of Brill Academic Publishers

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