IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1202: 10 Years of Bede at Leeds, II

Wednesday 8 July 2020, 14.15-15.45

Organisers:Peter Darby, Department of History, University of Nottingham
Máirín MacCarron, Department of History, University of Sheffield
Moderator/Chair:Simon Loseby, Department of History, University of Sheffield
Paper 1202-aDeification in Bede
(Language: English)
Arthur Holder, Department of Historical & Cultural Studies of Religion Graduate Theological Union Berkeley
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Theology
Paper 1202-bThe Latin Sources of the Biblical Glosses of the Canterbury School
(Language: English)
Emma Vosper, Department of History, University of Nottingham
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Language and Literature - Latin
Paper 1202-cBede's Capitula lectionum and the Oriented Reading of Scripture at Wearmouth-Jarrow
(Language: English)
Celia Chazelle, Department of History, College of New Jersey
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Monasticism
Abstract

The session proposers have been organising sessions on Bede / the Age of Bede at the Leeds IMC since 2011, which means that this year will see the 10th consecutive set of sessions. To date we have had 52 individual speakers and 67 papers, and are proposing 9 further papers for 2020. This year’s sessions gather together scholars from both sides of the Atlantic to read papers on various aspects of the Age of Bede, in celebration of Bede’s fundamental importance to the intellectual culture of the Middle Ages. The sessions provide a forum for the community of scholars built up over a decade’s worth of IMC sessions to meet, interact and share ideas with one another. Paper -a examines the important theme of deification in Bede’s theological treatises. Paper -b demonstrates that the Canterbury School’s glosses were heavily influenced by Latin Patristic sources, contrary to what is often assumed. Paper-c focuses on Bede’s Gospel homilies, and asks: what can we learn about their audiences?