Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch
Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch's Gifford Lecture Series was entitled 'Silence in Christian History: The Witness of Holmes' Dog'
Silence in Christian History: the witness of Holmes' Dog
Lecture series title: Silence in Christian History: the witness of Holmes' Dog
Dates: 23, 24, 26, 30 April; 1,3 May 2012 all at 5.30pm
Venue: St Cecilia's Hall, Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1NQ
[Image credit: Chris Guibbons]
Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch delivered the 2011-2012 Gifford Lecture Series at the University of Edinburgh.
Diarmaid MacCulloch, Kt, DD, FBA, FRHistS, FSA, Professor of the History of the Church at Oxford, Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford, and prize-winning author, has written extensively on the sixteenth century and beyond it.
His History of Christianity: the first three thousand years (Penguin Press) and the BBC TV series based on it first appeared in 2009, and won him the Cundill Prize, the world’s largest prize for history, in 2010.
His series How God made the English is due for showing on BBC2 in early 2012.
He was knighted in the New Year’s Honours List of 2012.