Diarmaid MacCulloch

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Diarmaid MacCulloch, DD, FBA, FRHistS, FSA, Professor of the History of the Church at Oxford, Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford, and prize-winning author, has written extensively on the sixteenth century and beyond it. His History of Christianity: the first three thousand years (Allen Lane) and the BBC TV series based on it first appeared in 2009; the book won the Cundill Prize, the world’s largest prize for history, in 2010. His three-part TV series for BBC2, How God made the English, aired in March 2012. His Silence: a Christian History appeared in 2013 and his collected essays on the Reformation were published as All Things New: Writings on the Reformation in 2016. His Thomas Cromwell: a Life appeared in 2018. His next book is Sex and the Church, of which his TV series of 2015 was a foretaste. He was knighted in the UK New Year’s Honours List of 2012.

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