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Luther and Dreams : Public Lecture, 4 December 2017

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Luther and Dreams  : Public Lecture, 4 December 2017

Public Lecture: Professor Lyndal Roper, Luther and Dreams, 4 December  Luther regularly labelled superstition, Catholic dogma, and the beliefs of the Turks and the Jews, as ‘dreams’. ‘Lauter somnia’, pure dreams, was one of his favourite insults, and he liked nothing better than to debunk them. Yet Luther was also fascinated by signs and portents, and though he often joked about dreams, he too noted important dreams. Dreams also happened to be recorded at key turning points of the Reformation, and they give rare insight into Luther’s deepest...

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Keynote lecture : Luther and Dreams 29 November 2017

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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,...

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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...

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