Public Forum on Religion and Pandemic Resource Recommendations: Niklaus Largier

Miranda Schonbrun

As part of the Public Forum on Religion and Pandemic, Niklaus Largier recently sat down with Nir Feinberg to discuss “The Textures of the Soul: Isolation Throughout History and Religion” (video recording coming soon!).

Below you can find Niklaus Largier’s top resource recommendations on the topics of religion, history, and isolation:

  • The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks (Apophthegmata patrum), translated by Benedicta Ward (available from University Press Books here)
  • The Philokalia, translated by G. E. H. Palmer (available from University Press Books here)
  • The Life of Antony, translated by Robert C. Gregg, preface by William A. Clebsch (available from University Press Books here)
  • Isaac the Syrian’s Spiritual Works, edited by Mary T. Hansbury, translated by Mary T. Hansbury (available from University Press Books here)
  • Against Nature, Joris Karl Huysmans, edited by Nicholas White, translated by Margaret Mauldon (available from University Press Books here)
  • A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf
  • Luis Buñuel’s Simon of the Desert Part 1
  • Luis Buñuel’s Simon of the Desert Part 2

Keep an eye out on our dedicated Public Forum on Religion and Pandemic event page for the release of Largier and Feinberg’s interview!