Eamon Duffy on Praying to Images

Next week Professor Eamon Duffy will deliver the first Nicholas Orme Lecture in Medieval History at Exeter University.

PRAYING TO IMAGES IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND

Wednesday 13 February, 5.15, Queen’s LT2

Before the lecture, Professor Duffy will be conducting a seminar and text workshop on the same theme at 3pm in Queen’s MR3. A drinks reception will follow the evening lecture.

Eamon Duffy is Professor of the History of Christianity at Magdalene College, Cambridge and has published extensively on late medieval and early modern popular religious beliefs and practices, on Christian art and material culture, and on the history of the papacy. His books include the seminal The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England 1400-1570 (1992), Saints and Sinners (1997), translated into many languages, including Chinese, and The Voices of Morebath: Reformation and Rebellion in an English Village (2001), winner of the Hawthornden Prize for Literature. His latest book, Marking the Hours: English People and their Prayers 1240-1570, appeared in 2007.

For further information contact Simon Barton (s.f.barton@ex.ac.uk) or Elliot Kendall (e.r.kendall@ex.ac.uk).

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