Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
Newsletters
Subscribe to our Out of Town mailing list
* indicates required
Subscribe to our Local mailing list
* indicates required
 
 
 
Bede the Venerable: Commentary on the Seven Catholic Epistles (Cistercian Studies), Venerable Bede
Stock Image

Author:    Venerable Bede

Title:   Bede the Venerable: Commentary on the Seven Catholic Epistles (Cistercian Studies)

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Cistercian Publications January 1985

ISBN Number:    0879079827 / 9780879079826

Seller ID:   135638

In about 679, Bede, a boy of seven, was presented by his family as an oblate to the monastery of Wearmouth, Northumbria. He spent the rest of his life as a monk, first at Wearmouth, and later at Jarrow, five miles away. Using the monastic library he became 'the most learned man in Western Europe', and one of the most influential on future generations. He read, and wrote, in a wide variety of fields--natural science, mathematics, and astronomy, grammar, rhetoric, geography, history, hagiography, theology, and above all interpretation of Holy Scripture. Bede combined his great learning with sanctity and a personal charm which still shines through his writings. His command of the Fathers of the Church and profane knowledge belie the name commonly given his age; despite invasions, privations, and limitations, Bede demonstrates that one corner of the European north was far from dark.

Price = 29.95 USD



Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to books@eighthdaybooks.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie