SMASHING IMAGES IN TUDOR ENGLAND: A VERY REFORMATION PROBLEM

With Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, Oxford University

Explore how the hatred of images became fundamental to the Reformation, and trace the gradual decline of this impulse in England during the 17th century. 

To coincide with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Professor MacCulloch explores the origins and motivations of iconoclasm (smashing images) in the Christian tradition. He will outline the way in which iconophobia (hatred of images) became fundamental to the English Reformation, and trace the gradual decline of the iconoclastic impulse in England during the seventeenth century.

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