Interviewing academics at all levels in order to promote all levels of study on the history of Christian Churches.
In this episode we discuss Robert’s upcoming article in the SCH volume 58 – on sickness experienced by clergyman in the 17th century. This article, which won the ‘President’s Prize’ for 2020/21 homes in on the significant role which illness played in the pulpit performance of post-Reformation preachers in England.…
This podcast discusses the upcoming biography on Ebenezer Howard which will form part of the OUP’s ‘Spiritual Lives’ series. Renowned for his prominent role in the ‘Garden City Movement’, we discuss how this biography will uncover his religious roots and inspiration.
In this interview we discuss Dr Eilish Gregory's recent monograph 'Catholics During the English Revolution, 1642-1660: Sequestration and Loyalty'. A topic of which there has been a dearth of material is explored masterfully by Eilish, as we discuss the treasure-trove of insight this period affords those interested in Catholic culture, theology, and…
In this interview, Dr Jacob Phillips shares his research from his book chapter Service in Perfect Freedom: The Precious Gift of the Caroline Divines found in 'The Anglican Patrimony in Catholic Communion'. This chapter reflects on theological dimensions of Anglican culture in the 17th century.
In this interview, we talk to Rev. Dr Robert Evans about his upcoming book (the culmination of his PhD research) which focuses on the value of history in the Carolingian world.
In this episode, we discuss John's recently edited volume 'Jonathan Edwards within the Enlightenment: Controversy, Experience & Thought'. Much of the discussion focuses on his contributed chapter which discusses Edwards and his views on slavery.
In this interview we discuss Carmen's latest book: Catholic Nuns and Sisters in a Secular age: Britain, 1945-90 - looking at the experience & identity in the post-War era.
In this interview we explore the 'chosen peoples' motif as it is noted in early medieval western thought and experience.
In this interview, we talk to Dr Reuben Loffman about his EHS Prize short-listed monograph on the Congo. With this research, Dr Loffman investigates the relationship between Church and State in the colonial empire.
An interview with Dr Geraldine Vaughan talking about her upcoming monograph on Anti-Catholicism in Imperial Britain. We discuss the historical actors involves in anti-Catholicism and the contexts of anti-Catholicism in Britain.
In this episode, we interview Dr Gareth Atkins about his monograph 'Converting Britannia' published in 2019. Shortlisted for the EHS prize, this monograph analyses public religion in the 'Age of Wilberforce'.
In this episode, we discuss Professor Tingle's latest monograph 'Sacred Journeys in the Counter Reformation' which analyses the devotional experience of pilgrimages in the Catholic Reformation.
In this episode, we discuss Emma's recent research on the Reformation Era as she interrogates sensory experience amongst Protestant groups, noting how this compares with Catholic counterparts, and - furthermore - how it fuelled actions of iconoclasm.
Naomi Pullin was shortlisted for the EHS prize in 2019, for her first monograph 'Female Friends and the Making of Transatlantic Quakerism 1650-1750. During this podcast episode, Naomi discusses research that arose from this monograph, and further research she has been undertaking on Quaker women and maternity. An article is shortly forthcoming call…
In this third episode of our EHS podcast we talk to Rosamond McKitterick about the Liber Pontificalis. The Liber Pontificalis (book of Pontiffs) is elucuidates for listeners. Key to the discussion in this podcast is how this text contributes to a people’s (re)construction, knowledge and use of the past. This research manifests in Rosamond's lastest…
In this interview with Dr Chris Langley and Dr Michelle Brock, we discuss their on-going project 'Mapping the Scottish Reformation' : a forthcoming database which will offer a first port of call and, hopefully, a catalyst for understanding and linking the lives of clerics in the early modern period. Mikki and Chris share their enthusiasm about this…
Alec Ryrie discusses his latest publication - Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt. Much attention is given to the perceptions of medicine in the medieval and early modern period, with a special treat as he reads from one of his primary sources demonstrating contemporary views.