By University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford
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To mark 500th anniversary of the Reformation, this series of talks by the leading UK scholars explores the cultural, legal and intellectual works of the year 1517. Recorded at the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford (UK). Series creator: Penny Boxall. Podcast producer: Andrey Levitskiy.
||CleanGervase Rosser – The Stones of St Mary’s||This episode explores the extraordinary architecture of the church of St Mary the Virgin on the eve of the Reformation and its connection to the city of Oxford and the university. Gervase Rosser is Professor of the History of Art at the University of O||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMishtooni Bose – John Skelton and Evil May Day, 1517||Difficult as it is to identify English literary works that date precisely from 1517, a plausible candidate is a poem by John Skelton The Tunning of Elynour Rummyng. But what has this apparently parochial poem about alcohol to do with political life in||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSir John Baker – Sanctuary and the Benefit of Clergy||1517 was a year associated with disorder, represented famously by the Evil May Day riots in London. Murders and felons notoriously enjoyed two means of escape from the course of justice: benefit of clergy and sanctuary, which gave protection to anyone a||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSarah Mortimer – How to be Saved in 1517||Martin Luther wasn’t the only Christian worried about avoiding the fires of hell. The 1510s were a time of great intellectual activity defined one of the key questions in Christian theology: what must I do to be saved? We look at some of the answers f||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|