NEWS

Keynote lecture : Luther and Dreams 29 November 2017

Posted by on October 31, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Keynote lecture : Luther and Dreams 29 November 2017

Keynote lecture : Luther and Dreams 29 November 2017

Keynote lecture for the Reformation at the University of Sydney Dreams also happened to be recorded at key turning points of the Reformation, and they give rare insight into Luther’s deepest anxieties and feelings. Discussed collectively, Luther and his followers used dream interpretations to communicate concerns they did not discuss explicitly. This lecture explores how historians can make use of dreams to understand the subjectivity of people in the past. THE SPEAKER: Professor Lyndal Roper is Regius Professor of History, Oriel College,...

read more

BOOK LAUNCH – John Luttrell

Posted by on October 3, 2017 in Members/Contributors News & Posts, News | Comments Off on BOOK LAUNCH – John Luttrell

BOOK LAUNCH – John Luttrell

CARDINAL NORMAN THOMAS GILROY BIOGRAPHY by John Luttrell FMS entitled : Norman Thomas Gilroy: An Obedient Life Norman Thomas Gilroy was born in 1896 in a rented cottage in the working class suburb of Glebe in Sydney, Australia. His mortal remains now lie three kilometres away in the crypt of St Mary’s Cathedral among six other Archbishops of Sydney. His long career as Archbishop (1940‑71) and his appointment as Cardinal in 1946 made him a name familiar to generations of Australians. He presided over the most populous Catholic diocese in...

read more

Huguenot Society of Australia Conference and Dinner

Posted by on August 16, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Huguenot Society of Australia Conference and Dinner

Huguenot Society of Australia Conference and Dinner

The Huguenots: French Reformers Their Faith and Diaspora   Venue:  ’99 On York’, York St, Sydney Time:     10.0am – 6.00pm Dinner:  6.00pm     Keynote speaker: Dr Robyn Gwynn, former Associate Professor of History at Massey University, NZ. Dr Gwynn is the world authority on Huguenots in Britain   Full information available through this link: https://huguenotsaustralia.org.au/our-society/activities/ Enquiries to : Geoff Huard:...

read more