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Portland, OR 97232

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Dr. Brad Gregory will speak on the topic of the Reformation on December 11 at 7pm at Aquinas Hall in Portland. Dr. Gregory serves as the Director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, and specializes in the history of Christianity in Europe during the Reformation era and on the long-term influence of the Reformation on the modern world.

Join us for this special lecture, followed by light refreshments. Email rmoreno@archdpdx.org with any questions.

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Brad S. Gregory is Professor of History and Dorothy G. Griffin Collegiate Chair at the University of Notre Dame, where he has taught since 2003, and where he is also the Director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. From 1996-2003 he taught at Stanford University, where he received early tenure in 2001. He specializes in the history of Christianity in Europe during the Reformation era and on the long-term influence of the Reformation era on the modern world. He has given invited lectures at many of the most prestigious universities in North America, as well as in England, Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Israel, Taiwan, Australia, and New Zealand. Before teaching at Stanford, he earned his Ph.D. in history at Princeton University and was a Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows; he also has two degrees in philosophy from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. His first book, Salvation at Stake: Christian Martyrdom in Early Modern Europe (Harvard, 1999) received six book awards. Professor Gregory was the recipient of two teaching awards at Stanford and has received three more at Notre Dame. In 2005, he was named the inaugural winner of the first annual Hiett Prize in the Humanities, a $50,000 award from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture given to the outstanding mid-career humanities scholar in the United States. He is the author of the much-discussed book, The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society (Belknap, 2012), which received two book awards, has been translated into Italian, and is forthcoming in Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic translations. His latest book is entitled Rebel in the Ranks: Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Conflicts that Continue to Shape Our World (HarperOne, 2017).

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