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Renowned Cambridge University professor to give lecture Sept. 25

Renowned Cambridge University professorJohn Morrill will give a lecture entitled “Faith of Our Fathers: Legacies of English Catholic History” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 in Buckley Center Room 163 on campus, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Morrill, who teaches English and Irish History at Cambridge, focuses his research on the early modern historical period of dungeon, fire and sword. A leading historian, Morrill examines the legacies and religious psychology of leaders of the period. Most notably, Morrill has examined English military and political leader Oliver Cromwell and published a 2007 biography Oliver Cromwell.

For more information, please contact Jamie Powell, director, Garaventa Center for Catholic Intellectual Life and American Culture, at 503-943-7702 or

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