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Thomas Cromwell – master politician and monastery destroyer

Book review - Thomas Cromwell – A Life by Diarmaid MacCulloch

BY Mark Fox   /  23 November 2018

The Reverend Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, Kt., Professor of the History of the Church at Oxford University, is that increasingly rare thing in Britain of the early Twenty First Century, a public intellectual. As comfortable in front of a television camera as he is in the lecture hall MacCulloch allies robust scholarship with a lively and engaging style. Importantly he is willing to introduce and discuss challenging historical and theological points head on