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Book and Verse: A Guide to Middle English Biblical Literature

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Exploding the myth that the Bible was largely unknown to medieval lay folk, Book and Verse presents the first comprehensive catalog of Middle English biblical literature: a body of work that, because of its accessibility and familiarity, was the primary biblical resource of the English Middle Ages. The medieval Bible, much like the Bible today, consists in practical terms not of a set of texts within a canon but of those stories which, because of a combination of liturgical significance and picturesque qualities, form a ...

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Book and Verse: A Guide to Middle English Biblical Literature 2000, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252025075

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