‘The Bible in Art, Music and Literature’ seminars for Michaelmas term 2017

Centre for the Reception History of the Bible

The Bible in Art, Music and Literature Seminar Michaelmas Term 2017

Week 2:

Tools of Persuasion: The Illustrations of Luther’s (16 Oct) 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 Kauffmann

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

* This seminar will take place at the Weston Library and has limited spaces. Booking is essential. To reserve a place email christine.joynes@trinity.ox.ac.uk


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)


Mondays: 5pm
The Danson Room, Trinity College

Convenor: Dr Christine Joynes



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