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God of mercy : Ælfric's sermons and theology

Author: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham.; Carmen Acevedo Butcher
Publisher: Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Seventeen classic Old English sermons by the 10th century Benedictine monk, Ælfric, translated for the first time in modern English, who lived during the period of Viking terrorism and became the abbot of the Benedictine community in Eysham, near Oxford.
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Genre/Form: Sermons
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham.; Carmen Acevedo Butcher
ISBN: 086554994X 9780865549944
OCLC Number: 63178791
Description: vii, 163 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Sermons --
For the Nativity of the Lord (Christmas). --
John 1.1-14. --
For the Sixth Day [Friday] in the First Week of Lent. --
John 5.1-15. --
For the Sixth Day [Friday] in the Second Week of Lent. --
Matthew 21.33-46. --
For the Third Sunday in Lent. --
Luke 11.14-28; Matthew 12.22-30. --
For the Sixth Day [Friday] in the Third Week of Lent. --
John 4.5-42. --
For the Sixth Day [Friday] in the Fourth Week of Lent. --
John 11.1-45. --
For the Fourth Sunday after Easter. --
John 16.5-14. --
For the Fifth Sunday after Easter. --
John 16.23-30. --
For the Sunday after the Ascension of the Lord. --
John 15.26-16.4. --
For Pentecost Sunday. --
John 14.23-31. --
Sermon to the People, Delivered on the Octave of Pentecost. --
For the First Sunday after Pentecost. --
John 3.1-15. --
For the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. --
Luke 6.36-42. --
For the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost. --
Luke 5.1-11. --
For the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost. --
Matthew 5.20-24. --
For the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost. --
Luke 16.1-9. --
For the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost. --
Mark 7.31-37. --
Selected Bibliography --
Works Used for the Translations in This Volume xxx Editions of Works by ®lfric --
Reference Sources --
Primary Sources --
Secondary Sources --
Indexes.
Other Titles: Sermons.
Responsibility: translated and introduced by Carmen Acevedo Butcher.
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Contains modern English translations of 17 of Aelfric's Old English sermons, together with a general introduction and comment on the main theological points expressed in each sermon.  Read more...

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