Centre for Reception History of the Bible

Seminar Series: The Bible in Art, Music and Literature

Winter (Michaelmas) 2017

Week 2
(16 Oct)

Tools of Persuasion: The Illustrations of Luther's Bible of 1534 as Propaganda

Dr Ann Jeffers
(Heythrop College, London

Week 4
(30 Oct)

Biblical Art in Oxford Series

Biblical Manuscripts from Medieval Europe in the Bodleian Library*

Dr Martin Kauffman
(Head of Early and Rare Collections and Tolkien Curator of Medieval Manuscripts, Bodleian Library)

Week 6
(13 Nov)

Reversing the Roles in Late Medieval and Early Modern Christian Thought: Jews, Christians, and the 'Literal' Sense of Scripture

Prof. Jon Whitman
(Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

Week 8
(27 Nov)

Kipling and the Bible

Prof. John Batchelor
(Newcastle University)

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


Convenor: Dr Christine Joynes

*This seminar will take place at the Weston Library and has limited spaces: booking is essential.
To reserve a place please e-mail christine.joynes@trinity.ox.ac.uk