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The Reformations of the Sixteenth Century: Martin Luther and His World, 500 Years Later (Day Two)

Friday, November 3, 2017
9:00 am
Art Museum auditorium

Day two of the Reformations Conference. 


8:30 – 9:00 Coffee and Doughnuts

9:00 a.m.  Martin Luther the Radical Prophet.  Dr. Ronald Rittgers, Eric Markel Chair in German Reformation Studies, Valparaiso University

10:15 a.m.  Panel Discussion:  Reformation and Language

            Tudor and Stuart England – Peter Williams (Comparative Religion)

            Germany – John M. Jeep (German)

            Scandinavia – Ruth H. Sanders (German)

11:15 a.m.  The Theology and Politics of Jewish Liturgical Change in the 16th Century. Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, President's Scholar, Hebrew Union College

12:15 – 1:00  Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m.  Three Surprises about Women in the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. Renee Baernstein, Department of History, Miami University

1:45 p.m.  Panel discussion:  Reformations Beyond the Germanic World

            France – William Brown (History)

            Italy – Wietse de Boer (History)

3:00 p.m.  The Shroud of Turin as Image and Relic in the Age of Reform.  Andrew Casper, Department of Art, Miami University

Student Slide Show: Reformation sites in Germany

Sponsored by the Miami Art Museum; Faith Lutheran Church, Oxford; Hillel, Oxford; the Department of History; the College of Creative Arts; and the department of German, Russian, Asian, & Middle Eastern languages and cultures. '

This event is free and open to the public with no registration necessary.

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