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Nicholas Orme

Nicholas Orme is an Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He earned his degrees from Magdalen College, Oxford, and has worked as a visiting scholar at, among others, Merton College, Oxford, St. John's College, Oxford, and the University of Arizona. His general field of research is English social, religious, and cultural history to 1600. He has published several articles and books, including From Childhood to Chivalry: The Education of the English Kings and Aristocracy, 1066-1530 and Education in Early Tudor England: Magdalen College Oxford and Its School, 1480-1540.

MARS HILL AUDIO Journal

Volume 63

Guests on Volume 63: Charles M. Sennott, on the dwindling Christian presence in the Middle East; Nicholas Orme, on the nature of childhood in the Middle Ages; J. Budziszewski, on the testimony of conscience and What We Can't Not Know; Albert Borgmann, on the necessity of deliberate reflection about how technology shapes everyday life; James A. Herrick, on The Making of the New Spirituality: The Eclipse of the Western Religious Tradition, and on Mormonism, gnosticism, and the significance of Luke Skywalker; Darrell Cole, on contemporary cynicism about the possiblity of justice and the just war tradition; and Jackson Lears, on the deeper cultural roots of contemporary attitudes toward gambling.