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Professor Brad S. Gregory

Professor Brad S. Gregory
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Princeton University
This is an extraordinarily important period for understanding the modern world and its characteristic assumptions.

Dr. Brad S. Gregory is Dorothy G. Griffin Associate Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Notre Dame. He earned a B.S. in History from Utah State University; a B.A. and Licentiate degree in Philosophy from the Institute of Philosophy of the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium; an M.A. in History from the University of Arizona; and a Ph.D. in History from Princeton University. Before taking his position at Notre Dame, he was Assistant Professor of History at Stanford University and a Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows. Professor Gregory has received several awards and fellowships, including the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford's highest teaching honor, and the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford. Dr. Gregory is the author of many scholarly articles. His book Salvation at Stake: Christian Martyrdom in Early Modern Europe won six awards, including the 1999 Thomas J. Wilson Prize as the best first book published by the Harvard University Press and the California Book Award Silver Medal for Nonfiction.


"Professor Brad Gregory was able to organize and clarify my scattered knowledge of the Reformation while widening and deepening that knowledge in an absorbing fashion."


"Professor Gregory is exceptionally well organized.  He presented conflicting beliefs in an objective and unbiased manner.  Very well done."

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3 Courses

  1. 36 Revolutionary Figures of History Sale

    36 Revolutionary Figures of History

    Brad S. Gregory
    Save up to $215.00
    Alexander the Great. Jesus. Darwin. Churchill. Just a few of the politicians, religious leaders, scientists, philosophers, authors, warriors, and even dictators who transformed our world in ways that still resonate today. And while revolutionary figures have been the subject of many Great Courses lectures, what single course (or professor) could cover all of them? Now, with 36 Revolutionary Figures of History,...
  2. 36 Books That Changed the World Sale

    36 Books That Changed the World

    Brad S. Gregory
    Save up to $215.00
    Can a book actually change history? The answer is, resoundingly, yes. For more than 20 years, The Great Courses has devoted lectures to exploring these transformative books. And with 36 Books That Changed the World, you can now get a single course that collects our best lectures on literary works that shaped the world. It’s a riveting intellectual tour that introduces you to the profound impact of books from...
  3. History of Christianity in the Reformation Era Sale

    History of Christianity in the Reformation Era

    Brad S. Gregory
    Save up to $305.00
    Explore a watershed period in history as you examine the people, ideas, and events that transformed Western Christianity at the dawn of the modern age. This course is designed to give you a balanced, historical overview of the complex and dramatic events of the Reformation era during the epoch-making years between Luther’s 95 Theses in 1517 and the end of the Thirty Years’ War in 1648.