The Bible and Literature

Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Time: 7.30pm
Location: Prior’s Hall, The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Organisation: Winchester Cathedral
Topic: Bible


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.

Parking in the Inner Close, subject to availability, or in City Centre car parks.

Tuesday 21st June - The Bible and Literature

David Norton, Professor of English at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, has written A History of the Bible as Literature and The King James Bible: a Short History from Tyndale to Today, and is editor of The New Cambridge Paragraph Bible and the Penguin Classics Bible. He will talk about some of the ways the Bible is present in ‘literature’ from the Fall in Milton’s Paradise Lost to Homer and Marg Simpson as Adam and Eve in ‘Simpsons Bible Stories’.

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