St George’s Day has become a popular celebration and topic of debate. But who was St George? How did this Palestinian martyr become England’s patron saint and an icon of English culture? How did he get his Dragon? And what is his relevance for today’s secular, multicultural England? ...
MICHAEL COLLINS MA (Oxon) MPhil DipTh CELTA MeRSA is an author, teacher and lecturer. He read Modern History at Merton College, Oxford, where he went on to take a research degree. For a number of years Michael Collins taught Western Civilization at Beijing International Studies University and now teaches at King Saud University, Riyadh. He is a regular speaker and reviewer on historical and cultural themes. He has travelled widely and is publishing The American Panorama, a field guide to American culture.