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Wed, 06 Mar



Ritual Nudity in History and Religion

This lecture looks at the role played by nudity in European religion and magic from ancient times to the present, with some reference to a global context.

Ritual Nudity in History and Religion
Ritual Nudity in History and Religion

Time & Location

06 Mar 2024, 18:00


About the event

This lecture reveals the unexpected pattern and explains why it has been marginal to religion, except in initiation ceremonies, but very important in magical practices.

Professor Hutton is Professor of History at the University of Bristol. He took degrees at Cambridge and then Oxford Universities, and was a fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. He is now a Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Historical Society, the Society of Antiquaries and the Learned Society of Wales, and has won awards for teaching and research.  He has lectured all over the world, authored 18 books and 83 essays, appeared in or presented scores of television and radio programmes, and sits on the editorial boards of six journals concerned with the history of religion and magic.

This FREE event is run by Gresham College in London.  You must regsiter at:

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