The Bible and Art
2011 - The Bible in Culture
During Winchester Cathedral’s exhibition Reading the Book of Books, then and now: the King James Bible, 1611-2011 (29 March – 3 October 2011) a series of public lectures on THE BIBLE IN CULTURE will be presented by five leading scholars.
All lectures begin at 7.30pm in Prior’s Hall, The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS.
Tickets, £6 per lecture or £20 for the series, available from the Box Office (01962 857275. firstname.lastname@example.org)
Parking in the Inner Close, subject to availability, or in City Centre car parks.
Thursday 12th May - The Bible and Art
Professor Michael Wheeler, curator of the exhibition, and a visiting Professor at the universities of Lancaster and Southampton, is a widely published authority on nineteenth-century religion, literature and art. He offers a lavishly illustrated lecture on the impact of the King James Bible upon British artists and illustrators. Following a review of the exhibition’s visual aspects, the lecture ranges from Rayner’s Family Bible of the 1730s to Eric Gill, via the Pre-Raphaelites.