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Worship: The Contrasting Practices of Anglicans, Congregationalists, Methodists, and Unitarians

11 May 13

The ninth annual one-day conference of the Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies, a collaboration between the School of English and Drama, Queen Mary, University of London, and Dr Williams's Library

 

Worship: The Contrasting Practices of Anglicans, Congregationalists, Methodists, and Unitarians over Three Centuries

Saturday 11 May 2013

Dr Williams's Library, 14 Gordon Square WC1H 0AR

The ninth annual one-day conference of the Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies, a collaboration between the School of English and Drama, Queen Mary, University of London, and Dr Williams's Library

 

Programme

10.30am   Registration and coffee
10.50am   Welcome

11–11.45am   Lecture 1
‘Liturgy and Worship in England c.1700–2000: The Case of Fasts, Thanksgivings and National Days of Prayer’
Professors Stephen Taylor and Philip Williamson (University of Durham) 
11.45am–12pm   Discussion

12–12.45pm   Lecture 2
‘Methodist Liturgical Ecumenism: Worship and the “Catholic Spirit” ’
Professor Karen Westerfield Tucker (Boston University) 
12.45–1pm   Discussion

 

1–2pm   Sandwich Lunch

2–2.45pm   Lecture 3
‘Unitarians and the Book of Common Prayer’
Dr Michael Ledger-Lomas (King's College London) 
2.45–3pm   Discussion

3–3.45pm   Lecture 4
‘John Hunter's Devotional Services for Public Worship: “Saving the congregation from the individualism of the minister”’
Professor David Thompson (University of Cambridge) 
3.45–4pm   Discussion

4–4.45pm   Tea

Conference organisers and co–directors of the Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies:
Dr David Wykes, Director, Dr Williams's Library, and Honorary Reader, Queen Mary, University of London
Dr James Vigus, School of English and Drama, Queen Mary, University of London

 

Registration fee: £20, including sandwich lunch, payable at the door; students £8 (on production of student card), including sandwich lunch.

 

Advance registration is essential as places are limited to 70.

 

Please email the details specified below to: conference@DWLib.co.uk

 

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