THE CHURCH & THE WORLD
2016

The Newman Lectures began as an idea in 2013 and was put on with a wing and a prayer in 2014.

Since then we have grown into a well-respected lecture series, regularly filling large venues on the University of East Anglia campus.


Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor
Former Archbishop of Westminster

THE CHANGING FACES OF THE PAPACY


Rt Revd Dr Graham James
Bishop of Norwich

Francis Campbell
Vice Chancellor of St Mary's University, Twickenham

THE CHURCH IN SOCIETY AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO THE STATE


Rt Revd Philip Egan
Bishop of Portsmouth

'MORE CATHOLIC THAN THE POPE':
THE ENCOUNTER OF ANGLO-CATHOLICISM WITH THE PAPACY AND THE REVIVAL OF A NORFOLK SHRINE

'GAUDIAM ET SPES:
THE CHURCH AND THE MODERN WORLD



NEWMAN LECTURES
2015


16 February
Professor John Morrill
University of Cambridge

The Culture of Prayer Amongst Persecuted English Catholics 1560-1760

23 February
Professor Carole Rawcliffe
University of East Anglia

Christ the Physician Walks the Wards: Religion and Medicine in Later Medieval England

2 March
Professor Eamon Duffy
University of Cambridge

John Henry Newman

 
 

9 March
Professor Henry Mayr-Harting
University of Oxford

Confession: 
Yesterday and Today

 

16 March
Dr Karen Smyth
University of East Anglia


John Lydgate's Medieval Identities:
Monk, Poet, and Graffiti Artist

 

CATHOLICS & 
ENGLISH HISTORY

2014


10 March
Dungeon, Fire and Sword
Professor John Morrill
University of Cambridge
 

17 March
Gladstone and Newman:
the limits of conscience

Professor John Charmley
University of East Anglia

24 March
Thomas a Becket and
the Victorians

Professor Nicholas Vincent
University of East Anglia

31 March
Thomas Tresham and liturgical space in the recusant age
Dr Andrew Eburne
University of East Anglia