Ecclesiastical History Reading Group

Durham University

For details, go to: http://www.dur.ac.uk/theology.religion/research/seminars/churchhistorysem/

30 November: Matt Bingham ( Queen’s, Belfast): ‘ Baptistic Separatists and the Imposition of Hands: Re - thinking “Radical Religion” in Revolutionary England’

14 December: Krastu Banev (Durham): ‘“For the Peace from On High”: the Orthodox Church and War in the Twentieth Century’

25 Jan uary: Hugh McLeod (Birmingham): 'Religion and the Rise of Sport in Victorian England'

8 February: Sethina Watson (York): ‘Medieval Hospitals and Canon Law: the Problem of C harities for a C hurch in the world’

22 Feb ruary: Finola Finn (Durham) : ‘Dull Hearts and Trembling Souls: Melancholy in Nonconformist Religious Experience, 1640 - 1700 ’

8 Mar ch: Frances Knight (Nott ingham ) : ‘From Pugin to Ebenezer Howard: the City and the Christian I magination’

3 May : Sarah Ward (Oxford) : title TBC

In addition to regular se minars:

7 March 2018 , 5:30pm, Van Mildert College : The Van Mildert Lecture. Matthew Grimley (Oxford): ‘Religion in the Ruins: War, Reconstruction and the Church of England, 1939 - 45’

May 2018: Day conference on the history of Christianity for research stude nts and early - career researchers: date to be confirmed.   

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