Historians and the Sacred, 19 June

June 2, 2010

Historians and the Sacred: Late Medieval to Early Enlightenment

Conference sponsored by the Oxford Centre for Early Modern Studies and the

Centre for Early Modern British and Irish History

Jesus College, Oxford, Saturday 19 June 2010


9.45–11.45 am SESSION I

Nicholas Davidson, ‘Paolo Sarpi and the Use of History’

Irena Backus, ‘Leibniz and Sacred History’

Ian Maclean, ‘Church History and the Book trade, 1560-1630’

12:15 pm– 1:15 pm


Where did the Christian Church Come From? Tradition and Innovation in

Early Modern Church History

1:15–2:15 pm LUNCH

2:15–4:15 pm SESSION II

Felicity Heal, ‘Catholic and Protestant Use of History: A Case of English


Diarmaid MacCulloch, ‘Foxes, Firebrands and Forgery: A Source

Pollution in Reformation History’

Peter McCullough, ‘Lancelot Andrewes and Sacred History’

4:15–4.30 pm TEA

4.30–6.30 pm SESSION III

M.Antoni J.Ucerler, ‘Sacred Historiography and its Rhetoric in early

Modern Japan’

George Southcombe, ‘The Polemics of Moderation in the Late Seventeenth Century’

Lori Anne Ferrell, ‘The Parker Society and the nineteenth-century Battle

for the History of the Church of England’

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