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Bibil Identifier bibil:239273
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Prefaces to the Latin Bible
Author De Bruyne, Donatien
Series Studia Traditionis Theologiae (Volume: 19)
Year (Publication) 2015
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2015
Year (Copyright) 2015
Year (Reference) 2015
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USB 3319
Place 22.04=71.03
Publishing house Brepols Publishers
Place Turnhout
ISBN 978-2-503-56507-1
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xv Pages
266 Pages
height in cm 29
Genre Original
Notes Introductions by Pierre-Maurice Bogaert and Thomas O'Loughlin (reprint d'une édition de 1920 avec introduction).
Abstract These texts provide the key to the medieval biblical paradigm.
Dom Donation De Bruyne's work of a century ago has been all but unobtainable since it was first published quasi-anonymously just after the Great War. Originally conceived as an instrumentum laboris to the great Benedictine project to produce a critical edition of the Vulgate, it now has a new life as a unique collection of the many texts that were presented with, or alongside, the biblical text until the end of the Middle Ages. These texts predisposed readers as to what they found in the sacred texts, and how they imagined the collection as a whole. While these texts have been passed over for centuries by exegetes concerned with the interpretation of scripture, for anyone studying te history of the bible in western culture, the reception of the scriptures or the history of exegesis - or indeed the history of Latin theology - these short works are of crucial importance. They set the scene for exegesis and established the assumptions that created that universe of interpretation. They are, in short, the key to the medieval biblical paradigm.
This collection makes available the raw material for a new chapter in the study of the Latin bible and the study of its reception in the later patristic and medieval periods. Moreover, it may usher in a new chapter in the history of biblical exegesis.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Ancient Recensions and Versions : Latin Versions
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : New Testament : Textual Criticism : Ancient Versions : Latin Versions
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : History of Interpretation and Reception : Important Persons : Middle Ages (8th -14th cent.)
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