Dr. Peter Foley, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Director of the Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture (ISRC), and Faculty Associate in the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies has been elected to the Slater Fellowship at the University of Durham in England. He will spend the Fall 2015 semester in residency at Durham Castle and working in the Cathedral Library. Specializing in the history of ideas in early modern Europe, Dr. Foley will spend his time in Durham concluding his research project on the liturgical and other sacramental theology of the Nonjuring movement of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Through situating the Nonjuring movement in its historical and political context, Dr. Foley will shed new light on what were to become the present day liturgies of the Episcopal Churches of Scotland and the United States.
January 15th, 2015