Prof Alec Ryrie
Professor Alec Ryrie is a Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University. His field is the history of the Reformation era, and his specialism is the emergence and development of Protestant beliefs, identities and spiritualities in sixteenth and seventeenth-century England and Scotland. His wider interests are in the history of Christianity in the modern era, and he is one of the co-editors of the Journal of Ecclesiastical History. His recent book is Protestants: the Faith that made the Modern World.