Dissenting Experience Research blog on early-modern nonconformity

Dissenting Studies Seminar Series 0

Dissenting Studies Seminar Series

The programme of the Dissenting Studies Seminar Series (January to July 2014) has been published. You can find it on the website of the Dr William’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, http://www.english.qmul.ac.uk/drwilliams/events/current.html. The series starts on Wednesday 8 January 2014  (5.15...

George Whitefield at 300 0

George Whitefield at 300

George Whitefield at 300 is An International Tercentenary Conference, sponsored by Aberystwyth University, the Manchester Wesley Research Centre, the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History, and The Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University, that will take place...

Catalogue of Sects 0

Catalogue of Sects

Updated 24 June 2014 Following my July post on the difficulty of finding a nice header for this new website, and after many attempts ranging from photographs of rural chapels to manuscript records, we have finally settled...

Dissenting Experience, Year 1 0

Dissenting Experience, Year 1

Many thanks to all the speakers and participants at our first conference on 9 November 2013, and to our partners Dr Williams’s Library and Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies. Some of you have asked for a...

Dissenting Experience, Experiencing Dissent: Registration 0

Dissenting Experience, Experiencing Dissent: Registration

There are still a few places left for the first of our conferences at Dr Williams’s Library on Saturday 9 November 2013. You can download the complete programme here. Speakers are: Michael Davies, Crawford Gribben, Ann Hughes,...

Dissenting Academies Online: Virtual Library System (Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies) 0

Dissenting Academies Online: Virtual Library System (Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies)

The Virtual Library System was relaunched in September 2013 with the addition of the Catalogue of the Library of the Lancashire Independent College, Manchester (1885) and details of the 2,500 surviving books from the Northern Congregational College,...

A New Edition of the Bunyan Church Book, 1656-1710 0

A New Edition of the Bunyan Church Book, 1656-1710

By Michael Davies, University of Liverpool The purpose of this edition (currently in preparation, and forthcoming from Oxford University Press in 2015) is to provide literary scholars and historians, as well as students and general readers, with...

The Lucy Hutchinson Conference 0

The Lucy Hutchinson Conference

Make sure you visit the website of the Centre for Early Modern Studies (University of Oxford) for details about the Lucy Hutchinson Conference, to be held at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, on Thursday 28 november 2013. You...

The ‘presbyterianism’ of Richard Heyrick 0

The ‘presbyterianism’ of Richard Heyrick

By James Mawdesley, The University of Sheffield N.B. References in brackets refer to The Minutes and Papers of the Westminster Assembly 1643-1652, ed. Chad van Dixhoorn (5 vols., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012). I have recently been...

The Richard L. Greaves Award to Kathleen Lynch 0

The Richard L. Greaves Award to Kathleen Lynch

On 15 August 2013, Kathleen Lynch received the award from David Gay, chairman of the  selection committee (2010-2013), for her monograph, Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World, published in 2012 by Oxford University Press.  The Richard L....