Once I was a clever boy learning the arts of Oxford... is a quotation from the verses written by Bishop Richard Fleming (c.1385-1431) for his tomb in Lincoln Cathedral. Fleming, the founder of Lincoln College in Oxford, is the subject of my research for a D. Phil., and, like me, a son of the West Riding.

I have remarked in the past that I have a deeply meaningful on-going relationship with a dead fifteenth century bishop...
It was Fleming who, in effect, enabled me to come to Oxford and to learn its arts, and for that I am immensely grateful.


Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Newman in Germany


Oriel College Newman Lecture 2011

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From Dollinger to Ratzinger:


The reception of John Henry Newman in Germany”


A lecture by

Prof. Dr. Claus Arnold

Professur für Kirchengeschichte
Fachbereich Katholische Theologie
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität,
Frankfurt am Main

Wednesday June 1st

Harris Lecture Theatre, Oriel College at 5pm

2 comments:

  1. I look forward to your report on this lecture!

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  2. I hope it will be a thorough defence of what a Christian conscience IS and what it IS NOT.

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