Does God remember? Does God therefore forget? If we attribute memory to God, what difficulties are entailed for our conceptions of His omniscience and omnipotence? In the first of her case studies, Dr Karis Riley addresses some of these difficulties and offers examples of early-modern responses.
When we curated our Digital Exhibition we commissioned our partner libraries to make full digitisations of some of their works, to be made available later as part of their digital library platforms. In this post Ceri Law introduces two of these exciting books — a rare coloured copy of Foxe's Acts and Monuments and the Stainton or 'wounded' missal.
In the first of our 'Object of the Month' post, Ceri Law considers a pair of eighteenth-century communion flagons and asks: Why do we — and why did people in the past — remember? And why might we, and they, seek to inscribe the memories of loved ones into objects and so fix them into our physical world?
Project administrator Tom Taylor reviews the months since our major conference and wishes all our supporters and followers a happy Christmas!
Report and information on conference held in Cambridge, 7-9 September 2017
Professor Alexandra Walsham discusses an intriguing piece of Reformation memorabilia — a tobacco box engraved with images of Luther and Calvin — and explores the possible role of smell in memories of the Reformation.
On — or at least around — the project's first anniversary, Ceri Law reflects upon our achievements so far.
This page lists some useful Reformation-related resources from around the web.
Professor Brian Cummings reflects on the mystery and the violence of iconoclasm, one year into the life of our project, and 500 years into the life of The Stainton Missal.