by the Past & Present editorial team
Recording of a roundtable marking the fiftieth anniversary of Sir Keith Thomas’s Religion and the Decline of Magic
This roundtable marking the fiftieth anniversary of Sir Keith Thomas’s Religion and the Decline of Magic was held at All Souls College, Oxford on Friday 3 September 2021. It features Michael Hunter, Alan Macfarlane, Sophie Page, Alexandra Walsham, and Jan Machielsen and was chaired by Paul Slack. It concludes with a speech by Sir Keith reflecting on the work’s origins. The organizers of the event, Michelle Pfeffer, Robin Briggs, and Jan Machielsen, are grateful to the Society for Renaissance Studies for agreeing to host this video on their YouTube channel.