Tag Archives: Diarmaid MacCulloch

Diarmaid MacCulloch et al on Radio 4 Discussing the Book of Common Prayer

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Book of Common Prayer. In 1549, at the height of the English Reformation, a new prayer book was published containing versions of the liturgy in English. Generally believed to have been supervised by … Continue reading

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If You’re In Washington, DC, or Even Nearby…

Get your calendar out and put this on it: THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013 7:30 PM: “You’re Such a Martyr!”: The History and Controversy of Persecution in the Early Church. According to cherished church tradition, early Christians were uniquely and systematically … Continue reading

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Diarmaid MacCulloch’s Gifford Lectures

The Guardian reports, in part, In his Gifford Lectures, delivered last month and available online, [MacCulloch] has turned his mind to silence. The lectures present a lively history of silence in the church, and left me with a clear sense … Continue reading

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Must See TV: How God Made the English

The first in a three-part series in which Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of Church History at Oxford University and presenter of the award-winning BBC series A History of Christianity, explores both what it means to be English and what has shaped … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Diarmaid MacCulloch!

Professor MacCulloch (Oxford) has received an honorary degree at Virginia Theological Seminary’s annual Academic Convocation. He was awarded the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. Congratulations!  (Via).

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Herman Selderhuis: Psalms 1-72, 73-150 in the Reformation Commentary on Scripture

A few months back I mentioned a new series being published by IVP Academic titled the ‘Reformation Commentary on Scripture‘.  Subscribers can still get volumes at a 40% discount as they appear. The list of contributors is spectacular but none … Continue reading

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Stuart Meets Diarmaid

Stuart had a close encounter with Britain’s leading Church Historian Diarmaid MacCulloch yesterday and relates the event here.   Prof. M. is a genuinely gracious man as he’s endured numerous inquiries from me and always responded in that manner. Anyway, Stuart, … Continue reading

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Debunking Zwinglian Myths

Every now and again I’ll be debunking myths and legends related to the life of Huldrych Zwingli.  That because 1) too few people actually read Zwingli.  And 2) too many people read about Zwingli in sources that aren’t always reliable. … Continue reading

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