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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2022-23

REL 74.11 The English Bible

In this course, we will study first the earliest Bibles produced in southern Scotland and northern England, focusing in depth on the most beautiful and most important: the Lindisfarne Gospels, the Codex Amiatinus, and the Book of Kells. Second, we will study the history of the rendering of these and other early Latin Bibles into English, culminating with the famous King James Version, commissioned in 1611 by King James VI of Scotland/James I of England. While on the Religion Foreign Study Program (FSP) at the University of Edinburgh, the course will include fields trips to the island of Iona, the Holy Isle of Lindisfarne, Melrose Abbey, Durham Cathedral, and Edinburgh and Stirling Castles are integrated into our study.

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