Bede: On the Tabernacle (Translated Texts for Historians LUP)

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This volume contains the first English translation of Bede's allegorical commentary on the tabernacle of Moses, which he interpreted as a symbolic figure of the Christian Church. Written in the early 720s at the monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow in Northumbria, On the Tabernacle (De tabernaculo) was the first Christian literary work devoted entirely to this topic and the first verse-by-verse commentary on the relevant portions of the Book of Exodus. On the Tabernacle was one of Bede's most popular works, appearing in a great many manuscripts from every period of the Middle Ages.

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Arthur G. Holder is Professor of Christian Spirituality and Dean of Academic Affairs at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, which is part of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. He received a PhD in Historical Theology from Duke University, where he was a Fellow in
Medieval and Renaissance Studies. His translation of Bede's commentary On the Tabernacle previously appeared in Translated Texts for Historians.

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