Regis College

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

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Regis College

100 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 2Z5

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416-922-5474

inquiries@regiscollege.ca

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Friday, November 24, 2017

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Regis College

100 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 2Z5

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416-922-5474

inquiries@regiscollege.ca

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Regis College 2017 Chancellor’s Lecture - Religion as a Language of History

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Regis College 2017 Chancellor’s Lecture - "Religion as a Language of History", presented by Nicholas Terpstra, Professor and Chair of History, University of Toronto

Did religion really matter to ordinary people in the past? It can be hard to get around a lack of documents or beyond histories written largely about institutions. We might try thinking of lay religious ideas and practices as ordinary dialects that gesture to more prescriptive institutional grammar, while also adapting it, ignoring it, operating apart from it, and occasionally even in opposition to it. Who do historians speak to, and who do we speak for?

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