Centre for Reception History of the Bible

Seminar Series: The Bible in Art, Music and Literature

Spring (Hilary) 2016

Week 2
(25 Jan)

‘Wives, be subject’: contours of an alternative tradition in drama and literature – from the Mystery Plays via the English Novel to The West Wing.

Dr Robert Evans
(University of Chester)

Week 4
(8 Feb)

Terrorist redactions of the Bible: The Bible in Anders Behring Breivik’s Manifesto.

Dr Hannah Strømmen
(University of Chichester)

Week 6
(22 Feb)

Recusant Catholic and loyal subject – biblical text and interpretation in the compositions of William Byrd (d. 1623).

Dr Jonathan Arnold
(University of Oxford)

Week 8
(7 Mar)

William Blake’s theology of forgiveness

Dr Susanne Sklar
(University of Oxford)

Seminars take place at 5pm in
The Danson Room, Trinity College, Oxford


Convenor: Dr Christine Joynes