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On Genesis

Author: Beda el Venerable, Santo.; Calvin B Kendall
Publisher: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2008.
Series: Translated texts for historians, v. 48
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An English translation of the Venerable Bede's commentary on the book of Genesis. It offers essential insights into Bede's fundamental assumptions as a theologian, historian, and scientific  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Comentarios
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beda el Venerable, Santo.; Calvin B Kendall
ISBN: 9781846310881 1846310881
OCLC Number: 433871870
Description: XII, 359 p. 21 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction Bede's audience Bede's methodology: literal interpretation of the Bible and Noah's flood Bede's methodology: allegorical exegesis The thematic structure of On Genesis Jews and Saracens Bede's cosmology: the six days of creation Bede's religious though The two version of On Genesis Rethinking the date(s) of On Genesis Jones's edition of On Genesis and the present translation Catalogue of manuscripts and editions of On Genesis On Genesis Preface Book One Book Two Book Three Book Four Appendix 1: Plummer's argument for the year 720 defended Appendix 2: Textual corrections and emendations Bibliography Index of sources and parallels
Series Title: Translated texts for historians, v. 48
Responsibility: Bede ; translated with an introduction and notes by Calvin B. Kendall.


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