Created especially for Professor Ryrie, the Visiting Professorship of the History of Religion was created in 2015 and covers various problematic periods in the modern history of Christianity.

Current Professor

Professor Alec Ryrie

Alec Ryrie is Visiting Gresham Professor in the History of Religion. He is also Professor of the History of Christianity and Leverhulme Major Research Fellow at Durham University.  

His first series of lectures as Visiting Gresham Professor in the History of Religion will be delievered under the title The History and Legacy of Protestant Christianity.

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All Visiting Professor of the History of Religion Lectures
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What Would Jesus Do? Christian Culture Wars in the Modern West

Professor Alec Ryrie
Thursday, 14 April 2016 - 1:00PM
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The World's Local Religion

Professor Alec Ryrie
Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 1:00PM
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The Dreams and Nightmares of Christian Liberalism

Professor Alec Ryrie
Thursday, 21 January 2016 - 1:00PM
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How we Learned that Slavery is Wrong

Professor Alec Ryrie
Thursday, 5 November 2015 - 1:00PM
All Visiting Professor of the History of Religion Series

The History and Legacy of Protestant Christianity