The Bible in Art, Music and Literature Seminar

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: Biblical Art in Oxford series
(30 Oct) 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

Week 6: Reversing the Roles in Late Medieval and Early Modern
(13 Nov) Christian Thought: Jews, Christians, and the ‘Literal’ Sense of Scripture
Prof. Jon Whitman
(Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

Week 8: Kipling and the Bible
(27 Nov)
Prof. John Batchelor
(Newcastle University)

Mondays: 5pm
The Danson Room, Trinity College
Convenor: Dr Christine Joynes

Sorry, there are currently no talks scheduled in this series.