The Study Of The Bible In The Early Middle Ages
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📒The Study Of The Bible In The Early Middle Ages ✍ Michael Murray Gorman
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📒The Bible In The Early Middle Ages ✍ Robert E. McNally
✏The Bible in the Early Middle Ages Book Summary : In the first part of this intriguing study, McNally treats the complex social, intellectual, and theological factors that affected biblical interpretation in the early medieval period. In the second part he provides a classified bibliography of commentaries from the period.
📒The Bible In The Middle Ages ✍ Bernard S. Levy
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📒The Study Of The Bible In The Middle Ages ✍ Beryl Smalley
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📒Reading The Bible In The Middle Ages ✍ Jinty Nelson
✏Reading the Bible in the Middle Ages Book Summary : For earlier medieval Christians, the Bible was the book of guidance above all others, and the route to religious knowledge, used for all kinds of practical purposes, from divination to models of government in kingdom or household. This book's focus is on how medieval people accessed Scripture by reading, but also by hearing and memorizing sound-bites from the liturgy, chants and hymns, or sermons explicating Scripture in various vernaculars. Time, place and social class determined access to these varied forms of Scripture. Throughout the earlier medieval period, the Psalms attracted most readers and searchers for meanings. This book's contributors probe readers' motivations, intellectual resources and religious concerns. They ask for whom the readers wrote, where they expected their readers to be located and in what institutional, social and political environments they belonged; why writers chose to write about, or draw on, certain parts of the Bible rather than others, and what real-life contexts or conjunctures inspired them; why the Old Testament so often loomed so large, and how its law-books, its histories, its prophetic books and its poetry were made intelligible to readers, hearers and memorizers. This book's contributors, in raising so many questions, do justice to both uniqueness and diversity.
📒The Medieval Popular Bible ✍ Brian Murdoch
✏The Medieval Popular Bible Book Summary : The presentation, the use, and the possible reception of the book of Genesis to lay audience largely unable to read the original texts.
📒A History Of Biblical Interpretation Vol 2 ✍ Alan J. Hauser
✏A History of Biblical Interpretation Vol 2 Book Summary : At first glance, it may seem strange that after more than two thousand years of biblical interpretation, there are still major disagreements among biblical scholars about what the Jewish and Christian Scriptures say and about how one is to read and understand them. Yet the range of interpretive approaches now available is the result both of the richness of the biblical texts themselves and of differences in the worldviews of the communities and individuals who have sought to make the Scriptures relevant to their own time and place. A History of Biblical Interpretation provides detailed and extensive studies of the interpretation of the Scriptures by Jewish and Christian writers throughout the ages. Written by internationally renowned scholars, this multivolume work comprehensively treats the many different methods of interpretation, the many important interpreters who have written in various eras, and the many key issues that have surfaced repeatedly over the long course of biblical interpretation. The first volume explores interpreters and their methods in the ancient period, from the very earliest stages to the time when the canons of Judaism and Christianity gained general acceptance. The second volume contains essays by fifteen noted scholars discussing major methods, movements, and interpreters in the Jewish and Christian communities from the beginning of the Middle Ages until the end of the sixteenth-century Reformation. The authors examine such themes as the variety of interpretive developments within Judaism during this period, the monumental work of Rashi and his followers, the achievements of the Carolingian era, and the later scholastic developments within the universities, beginning in the twelfth century. Included are bibliographical references for even deeper study. - Publisher.
📒The Song Of Songs In The Early Middle Ages ✍ Hannah W. Matis
✏The Song of Songs in the Early Middle Ages Book Summary : Hannah Matis examines how a biblical text was read by the most important figures within the ninth-century Carolingian Reform to think about the nature of Christ and the church.
✏Hebrew Bible Old Testament From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment 1300 1800 Book Summary : This third volume of the comprehensive international reference work on the interpretation of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament deals with its reception within the time span of 1300-1800, from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Written by Jewish and Christian experts.
📒The Practice Of The Bible In The Middle Ages ✍ Susan Boynton
✏The Practice of the Bible in the Middle Ages Book Summary : In this volume, specialists in literature, theology, liturgy, manuscript studies, and history introduce the medieval culture of the Bible in Western Christianity. Emphasizing the living quality of the text and the unique literary traditions that arose from it, they show the many ways in which the Bible was read, performed, recorded, and interpreted by various groups in medieval Europe. An initial orientation introduces the origins, components, and organization of medieval Bibles. Subsequent chapters address the use of the Bible in teaching and preaching, the production and purpose of Biblical manuscripts in religious life, early vernacular versions of the Bible, its influence on medieval historical accounts, the relationship between the Bible and monasticism, and instances of privileged and practical use, as well as the various forms the text took in different parts of Europe. The dedicated merging of disciplines, both within each chapter and overall in the book, enable readers to encounter the Bible in much the same way as it was once experienced: on multiple levels and registers, through different lenses and screens, and always personally and intimately.