Reformation historian to lecture at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey


Irena Backus, professor of Reformation history and ecclesiastical Latin at the Institute of Reformation History of the University of Geneva, will give a lecture onReformation Scepticism Revisited: Faith and Reason in Erasmus and Castellioat 4:30 p.m. April 2 (Wednesday) in Room 129 of the University of Notre Dames DeBartolo Hall.

Backus is the author of numerous essays and books on medieval and Reformation traditions, including, most recently,Reformation Readings of the Apocalypse: Geneva, Zurich, and WittenbergandHistorical Method and Confessional Identity in the Era of the Reformation (1378-1615).

The lecture is sponsored by Notre Dames Nanovic Institute and the Department of Theology.

_ Contact: Randall Zachman, professor of theology, at 574-631-5141

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