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Catholic Record Society Conference 2014

Over at East Anglian Catholic History Centre I have been blogging the 2014 Catholic Record Society Conference, which ran from Monday to Wednesday this week. Rather than repeating myself here, … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

England’s Catholic Genius: Thomas White, 1592-1676

Yesterday I travelled down to Brentwood in order to deliver a paper to the Essex Recusant Society on one of Essex’s great Catholic sons, the philosopher and theologian Thomas White. … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Roman Catholic Church and Spiritualism in World War One

The latest issue of the magazine of the Society for Psychical Research, Paranormal Review, is dedicated to the subject of World War One and the paranormal. Every historian seems to … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review of Private and Domestic Devotion in Early Modern Britain

My review of Private and Domestic Devotion in Early Modern Britain, a volume of essays edited by Jessica Martin and Alec Ryrie, has just appeared in the latest issue of … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book reviewed in The Sixteenth Century Journal

English Catholics and the Supernatural, 1553-1829 has recently been reviewed in The Sixteenth Century Journal by Dr Ted Booth of Lincoln Memorial University. Dr Booth observes that my conclusions ‘add … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment