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Eamon Duffy

Eamon Duffy is Emeritus Professor of the History of Christianity at Cambridge. His book Royal Books and Holy Bones: Essays in Medieval Christianity was published last year.
 (December 2019)

A portrait of Saint Luke from the Augustine Gospel book, late 500s

Sacred Glamour

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World

by Christopher de Hamel

The Missing Pages: The Modern Life of a Medieval Manuscript from Genocide to Justice

by Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh

Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the World Through Illuminated Manuscripts

edited by Bryan C. Keene

December 5, 2019 issue

William Blake: Newton, 1795

Far from the Tree

Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton

by Rob Iliffe

March 8, 2018 issue

Saint Michael weighing souls in Rogier van der Weyden’s Last Judgment, circa 1445–1450

The Intense Afterlife of the Saints

Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things? Saints and Worshippers from the Martyrs to the Reformation

by Robert Bartlett

In Search of Sacred Time: Jacobus de Voragine and the Golden Legend

by Jacques Le Goff, translated from the French by Lydia G. Cochrane

June 19, 2014 issue

Sebastiano Ricci: Pope Paul III Preparing the Council of Trent, 1687–1688

The Staying Power of Christianity

The First Thousand Years: A Global History of Christianity

by Robert Louis Wilken

Trent: What Happened at the Council

by John W. O’Malley

June 20, 2013 issue

The Roman Catholic monstrance known as the ‘Prague Sun,’ made in Vienna and studded with more than six thousand diamonds, 1699. It is in the treasury of the Loreto Sanctuary in Prague.

Sacred Bones & Blood

Christian Materiality: An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe

by Caroline Walker Bynum

August 18, 2011 issue

Early Christian Impresarios

Christianity and the Transformation of the Book: Origen, Eusebius, and the Library of Caesarea

by Anthony Grafton and Megan Williams

The Monk and the Book: Jerome and the Making of Christian Scholarship

by Megan Hale Williams

March 29, 2007 issue

The Holy Terror

God's War: A New History of the Crusades

by Christopher Tyerman

October 19, 2006 issue

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