The Study Of The Bible In The Middle Ages

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byBeryl Smalley

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In The Study of the Bible in the Middle Ages, Beryl Smalley describes the changes in the organization, technique, and purpose of the Bible sweeping north-western Europe from the Carolingian renaissance to about 1300. This was the period when the emergence of Aristotelian thought inspired medieval scholars to take a fresh look at the Scriptures. Medieval historians and students of literature will find special value in this book: they will learn, in systematic fashion, what earlier scholars have accomplished in the field of exegesis; and they will be enabled to employ the history of biblical interpretation recounted here as a mirror for the social and cultural upheavals that were taking place simultaneously.

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In The Study of the Bible in the Middle Ages, Beryl Smalley describes the changes in the organization, technique, and purpose of the Bible sweeping north-western Europe from the Carolingian renaissance to about 1300. This was the period when the emergence of Aristotelian thought inspired medieval scholars to take a fresh look at the Sc...

Beryl Smalley (1905–1984) was a Fellow of St. Hilda's College, Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 1 inPublisher:University Of Notre Dame Press

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ISBN - 10:0268002673

ISBN - 13:9780268002671

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