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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:...

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A postgraduate advanced training seminar (PATS) and Symposium

Posted by on July 31, 2017 in News | Comments Off on A postgraduate advanced training seminar (PATS) and Symposium

A postgraduate advanced training seminar (PATS) and Symposium

‘Devotion, Gender and the Body in the Religious Cultures of Europe 1100-1800’ Friday 18 August 2017 at : Monash University (Clayton Campus) : 11am-5pm and Saturday 19 August 2017 at: Pilgrim Theological College, College Crescent, Parkville : 9am-5pm A postgraduate advanced training seminar (PATS) and Symposium Devotion, Gender and the Body in European Religious Cultures 1100-1800: The Religious History Association is keen to promote the study of religious history across a wide range of chronological periods and religious...

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Professor Thomas A. Fudge on: Martin Luther, Father of the Reformation

Posted by on June 22, 2017 in Members/Contributors News & Posts, News | Comments Off on Professor Thomas A. Fudge on: Martin Luther, Father of the Reformation

Professor Thomas A. Fudge on: Martin Luther, Father of the Reformation

Martin Luther’s 500 Year Old Wax Nose Five hundred years ago, an Augustinian monk posted an announcement on a public bulletin board in a German university town. Hardly anyone knew him then. This rather ordinary event is still remembered. At the turn of the millennium, a group of reporters published a book listing 1,000 of the most important and influential people of the past millennium. Martin Luther (that obscure “drunken German monk” as Pope Leo X called him) was ranked third behind Johannes Gutenberg and Christopher Columbus. In 1934, a...

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