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Homilies on the Gospel Book One - Advent to Lent : Advent to Lent - Lawrence T. Martin

Homilies on the Gospel Book One - Advent to Lent

Advent to Lent

Paperback Published: 1st November 1991
ISBN: 9780879077105
Number Of Pages: 252

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'I have spent all my life in this monastery', wrote Bede from his isolated Northumbrian cell, 'applying myself entirely to the study of the Scriptures...I have made it my business, for my own benefit and that of my brothers, to make brief extracts from the works of the Venerable fathers on the holy Scripture, or to add notes of my own to clarify their sense and interpretation.'

From the eighth to the fifteenth centuries, Bede's authority as a scriptural exegete was second only to that of the Doctors of the Latin Church. His influence was enormous. Yet modern readers associate this remarkable scholar-monk only with his History of the English Church and Nation and ignore the works he saw as his chief accomplishment.

ISBN: 9780879077105
ISBN-10: 0879077107
Series: Cistercian Studies
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 1st November 1991
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 13.92  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.33