Thursday, 14 April 2016
Barnard's Inn Hall

‘Don’t Get Your Weapons…’: The Key Moment in Martin Luther King’s Life

Professor Alec Ryrie

On the night of 30 January 1956, Martin Luther King’s spoke from his bomb-damaged porch after a failed attempt on his life, showing his remarkable moral and intellectual clarity.

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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