IMC 2016: Sessions

Session 302: Homilies in Anglo-Saxon England, I: Preaching and Teaching in Anglo-Saxon Homilies

Monday 4 July 2016, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Organisers:Esther Lemmerz, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Christine Voth, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Moderator/Chair:Donald G. Scragg, Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, University of Manchester
Paper 302-aPreachable Moments in Old Testament Narrative
(Language: English)
Paul Sander Langeslag, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Paul Sander Langeslag, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Index terms: Biblical Studies, Language and Literature - Old English, Sermons and Preaching
Paper 302-bPreaching and Teaching: Didactic Techniques in Old English Homilies
(Language: English)
Judith Kaup, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Judith Kaup, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Language and Literature - Latin, Sermons and Preaching
Paper 302-cLearning to Teach in the Vercelli Book
(Language: English)
Rebecca Hardie, Department of English, King's College London
Rebecca Hardie, Department of English, King's College London
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Sermons and Preaching
Abstract

This session brings together papers on the topics of teaching and preaching in Anglo-Saxon Homilies. Paper-a explores the editorial choices of Ælfric aimed at shielding and edifying his audience in Old Testament works. Paper-b explores the didactic methods and techniques employed in Old English homiletic texts. Paper-c examines the relationship between learning and translation in the Vercelli homilies.