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LECTURE BY PROF EAMON DUFFY

27 October 2017 7pm

Lecture by Prof Eamon Duffy 'The Word in Exile: Translating the Bible for Reformation England'

An Irishman educated largely in England, he did his doctoral work at Cambridge under Owen Chadwick and Gordon Rupp, and taught formerly at the University of Durham and at King's College London. He is Chairman of the editorial board of the Calendar of Papal Letters relating to Great Britain and Ireland, a multi-volume project which aims to publish all the Vatican material relating to these islands between the fourteenth and the sixteenth centuries. A former member of the Pontifical Historical Commission, he sits on numerous editorial boards and advisory panels, including the Fabric Commission of Westminster Abbey. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, an Honorary Fellow of the Ecclesiastical History Society, an Honorary Professor in the Department of Theology at Durham, and holds honorary Doctorates from the University of Hull, King's College London, Durham and the Pontifical Institute for Medieval Studies in Toronto. He is a frequent broadcaster on radio and television.

Admission Free
Takes place in the Old Palace (opposite the West Doors of the Cathedral)