Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Seminars in Early Modern Preaching: King David

6 November 2010, Old Whiteknights House, University of Reading

11.00-11.30 Registration and Welcome

11.30-13.00 Panel 1: King David and Exemplary Penance

Chair: Dr Mary Morrissey (University of Reading)

‘with one worde spekynge his herte was chaunged’: John Fisher on the penitence of King David and King Henry VII
Dr Cecilia Hatt (University of Oxford)

King David as a model for Penitence: Hildersham on Psalm 51 and Psalm 35
Dr Lesley Rowe (University of Warwick)

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.30 Panel 2: John Donne

Chair: Dr Hugh Adlington (University of Birmingham)

Reading King David at Lincoln’s Inn: Donne’s Sermon Series on Psalm 38
Dr. Emma Rhatigan (University of Sheffield)

King David in John Donne’s Psalm 32 sermon series
Dr Mary Ann Lund (University of Leicester)

15.30-16.00 Tea/Coffee

16.00-17.30 Panel 3: King David and the Politics of Kingship
Chair: Mary Anne Lund (University of Leicester)

King David and the Restoration 1660-1685
Dr David Appleby (University of Nottingham)

‘Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king’s son’:
William Laud’s Accession Day sermon, 1631.
Professor Alan Cromartie (University of Reading)

17.30 Closing Remarks

A registration fee of £10 includes colloquium fee, morning coffee, lunch, and afternoon tea. Please book by Friday 29 October. For details of registration, travel and further information, please email Dr Mary Morrissey (m.e.morrissey@reading.ac.uk) or Dr Hugh Adlington (h.c.adlington@bham.ac.uk).


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