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Alec Ryrie. From Polemic to Devotion: Tolerance and Piety in Early Modern Britain

Professor Alec Ryrie (Durham University)

Title: From Polemic to Devotion: Tolerance and Piety in Early Modern Britain

Alec Ryrie is Professor of the History of Christianity in the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University. His books include The Gospel and Henry VIII (2003), The Origins of the Scottish Reformation (2006), The Sorcerer’s Tale (2008) and The Age of Reformation (2009). He is currently working on a history of pious practice and emotion in Anglo-Scottish Protestantism during the Reformation era. His other research interests include the fluid nature of Catholicism in the mid-sixteenth century and the legacy of the Reformation period for Protestantism.

This event was organised in connection with the research project ‘Protestants, print and Gaelic culture in Ireland, 1567-1722’ (PI: Dr Marc Caball), which is funded by the IRCHSS and the Department of the Taoiseach.

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