MacGregor, Kirk R.

Kirk R. MacGregor received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and is Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology at Quincy University.

Comparative Study of Adjustments to Social Catastrophes in Christianity and Buddhism: The Black Death in Europe and the Kamakura Takeover in Japan as Causes of Religious Reform
2011 0-7734-1549-1
The study contends that, due to the parallel religious issues respectively raised by the late classical transition to decentralized feudal rule in Japan and by the Black Death in Europe, Buddhist theological developments mirror in their internal logic the succession from late medieval Catholicism to Lutheranism to Calvinism.