The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c. 1530-1700 (häftad)
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The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, 1530-1700 is an indispensable guide to the most important book in early modern England, exploring how the scriptures served as a generative motor for ideas and a resource for creative and political thought, as well as for domestic and devotional life.
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Ellie Gebarowski-Shafer, Religious Studies Review This volume proves once again that much indeed remains to be explored and that reception history is king. The volume, with impressively little overlap with other English language volumes on the Bible in the period, presents a collection of useful and well-researched essays on the development of the Bible in England, with some attention to Scotland and Ireland... [T]his volume contains some of the best examples of the work that global contemporary literary critics,
biblical scholars, and historians have produced.

Warren Cernaik, Milton Quarterly the essays in this excellent collection are alert to the complexities and distinctive characteristics of the early modern period and its authors.

Donald K. McKim, Church History [a] splendid volume ... This handbook gives us the most far-reaching and detailed picture of the Bible in this place and period ever available ... [a] masterful collection of scholarly pieces on England's early modern biblical culture. This is a treasure chest resource that more than repays careful and reflective study.

Eyal Poleg, Journal of Ecclesiastical History Reading a book such as this in its entirety is a rare pleasure ... this book provides a more nuanced and better grounded understanding of cultural and religious transformations in early modern England.

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Kevin Killeen in Senior Lecturer in Renaissance Studies at the University of York. He has edited Sir Thomas Browne: 21st Century Authors (OUP, 2014), and is author of The Political Bible in Early Modern England (CUP, 2016) Biblical Scholarship, Science and Politics in Early Modern England: Thomas Browne and the Thorny Place of Knowledge (Ashgate, 2009; winner of the CCUE Book Prize, 2010) and co-editor, with Peter Forshaw, of Biblical Exegesis and the Emergence of Science in the Early Modern Era (Palgrave, 2007). He is currently editing two volumes for The Oxford Works of Sir Thomas Browne. Helen Smith is Reader in Renaissance Literature at the University of York. She is co-editor of Conversions: Gender and Religious Change in Early Modern Europe (Manchester University Press, 2017) with Simon Ditchfiled, and author of Grossly Material Things: Women and Book Production in Early Modern England (OUP, 2012; winner of the SHARP DeLong Book History Prize, 2013, and the Roland H. Bainton Literature Prize, 2013), and co-editor, with Louise Wilson, of Renaissance Paratexts (CUP, 2011). Helen is PI on the AHRC research network, 'Imagining Jerusalem, c. 1099 to the Present Day'. She is currently completing a monograph on early modern ideas of matter and their material expressions. Rachel Willie is Lecturer in English at Liverpool John Moores University. She is author of Staging the Revolution: Drama, Reinvention and History, 1647-1672 (Manchester University Press, 2015). She has published on Milton, Charles I, and martyrological discourse, and print and publishing in the nascent public sphere.


Acknowledgements List of Illustrations Note to the Reader Kevin Killeen and Helen Smith: Introduction: 'All other bookes ... are but Notes upon this': The Early Modern Bible Part I: Translations Part One Introduction 1: Susan Wabuda: 'A day after doomsday': Cranmer and the Bible Translations of the 1530s 2: Femke Molekamp: Genevan Legacies: The Making of the English Geneva Bible 3: Katrin Ettenhuber: 'A comely gate to so rich and glorious a citie': The Paratextual Architecture of the Rheims New Testament and the King James Bible 4: Karen L. Edwards: The King James Bible and Biblical Images of Desolation 5: Jamie H. Ferguson: The Roman Inkhorn: Religious Resistance to Latinism in Early Modern England 6: Nigel Smith: Retranslating the Bible in the English Revolution Part II: Scholarship Part Two Introduction 7: Nicholas Hardy: The Septuagint and the Transformation of Biblical Scholarship in England, from the King James Bible (1611) to the London Polyglot (1657) 8: Ariel Hessayon: The Apocrypha in Early Modern England 9: Debora Shuger: Isaiah 63 and the Literal Senses of Scripture 10: Torrance Kirby: The 'sundrie waies of Wisdom': Richard Hooker on the Authority of Scripture and Reason 11: Scott Mandelbrote: 'The doors shall fly open': Chronology and Biblical Interpretation in England, c. 1630-c.1730 12: Zur Shalev: Early Modern geographia sacra in the Context of Early Modern Scholarship 13: Neil Forsyth: Milton's Corrupt Bible 14: Crawford Gribben: The Commodification of Scripture, 1640-1660: Politics, Ecclesiology, and the Cultures of Print 15: Nicholas McDowell: Self-Defeating Scholarship? Antiscripturism and Anglican Apologetics from Hooker to the Latitudinarians Part III: Spreading the Word Part Three Introduction 16: Lori Anne Ferrell: The Church of England and the English Bible, 1559-1640 17: Ian Green: 'Hearing' and 'Reading': Disseminating Bible Knowledge and Fostering Bible Understanding in Early Modern England 18: Rachel Willie: 'All Scripture is given by inspiration of God': Dissonance and Psalmody 19: Mary Morrissey: Ornament and Repetition: Biblical Interpretation in Early Modern English Preaching 20: Alasdair Raffe: Preaching, Reading, and Publishing the Word in Protestant Scotland 21: Marc Caball: The Bible in Early Modern Gaelic Ireland: Tradition, Collaboration, and Alienation 22: Helen Smith: 'Wilt thou not read me, Atheist?': The Bible and Conversion Part IV: The Political Bible Part Four Introduction 23: Jane Rickard: Mover and Author: King James VI and I and the Political Use of the Bible 24: Kim Ian Parker: 'A king like other nations': Political Theory and the Hebrew Republic in the Early Modern Age 25: Andrew Bradstock: Digging, Levelling, and Ranting: The Bible and the Civil War Sects 26: Anne Lake Prescott: A Year in the Life of King Saul: 1643 27: Emma Major: 'That glory may dwell in our land': The Bible, Britannia, and the Glorious Revolution Part V: The Bible and Literature Part Five Introduction 28: Helen Wilcox: The King James Bible in its Cultural Moment 29: Hannibal Hamlin: The Noblest Composition in the Universe or Fit for the Flames? The Literary Style of the King James Bible 30: Sarah C. E. Ross: Epic, Meditation, or Sacred History? Women and Biblical Verse Paraphrase in Seventeenth-Century England 31: Russ Leo: Scripture and Tragedy in the Reformation 32: Alison Knight: 'This verse marks that': George Herbert's The Temple and Scripture in Context 33: Nancy Rosenfeld: 'Blessed Joseph! I would thou hadst more fellows': John Bunyan's Joseph 34: Barbara K. Lewalski: Paradise Lost, the Bible, and Biblical Epic Part VI: Reception Histories Part Six Introduction 35: Emma Rhatigan: Donne's Biblical Encounters 36: Andrew Morrall: Domestic Decoration and the Bible in the Early Modern Home 37: Kevin Killeen: 'My exquisite copies for action': John Saltmarsh and the Machiavellian Bible 38: Roger Pooley: Unbelief and the Bible 39: Erica Longfellow: Inwardness and English Bible Translations 40: Yvonne She