Lectures in Dominican history given in 1986 to Dominican friars of the Province of St. Joseph by Fr. John Frederick Hinnebusch, O.P. of the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C. Lecture 20. Audio, 62 min. mp3 format.
In this lecture Fr. Hinnebusch speaks about the origin of the Rosary and the tradition that it dates back to the time of St. Dominic, the revival of the Dominican Order in the 15th century, the Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic, the Dominican Masters General, the Dominican response to the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century, the transition to the early modern period as a pivotal turning point, political developments, the enlightenment, the scientific revolution, the development of the modern mind, rationalism, relations with national monarchs, etc.