Since many ancient, medieval, and modern readers have sought to read the Gospels together, Eusebius’ system enjoys an enormous reception.… Read more Use and Change
Scholars have often assumed that the Eusebian apparatus was defunct and ignored in the Middle Ages. I argue, however, that Greek manuscripts offer evidence for readers’ ongoing use of the Eusebian apparatus. While the transmission of the Eusebian apparatus was subject to error, users maintained the functionality of the Eusebian system. Readers adapted the apparatus in order to make it a better resource for their reading of the Gospels. Transformations of the Eusebian system are part of its reception history, illuminating how readers used Eusebius’s project. They demonstrate both the continued vitality of the apparatus and medieval readers’ vibrant interest in comparative studies of the Gospels.
Jeremy Schott of Indiana University–Bloomington has recently published a new translation of Eusebius of Caesarea’s Ecclesiastical History. It’s excellent. The… Read more A New Translation of Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History
The paper focuses on the history and development of “adoptionism” as a Christological category.
On Thursday, 26 March at 7pm, I will be talking about “Reading the Four-in-One Gospel” at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Chicago. Come join us to think about the creative ways in which early Christians imagined and read a fourfold Gospel.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, these events will be rescheduled or will be held via Zoom. I will post updates… Read more Spring 2020 Program — Working Group on Jewish and Christian Books
Where: International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan). When: 7–10 May 2020. Who: Organized by Eric… Read more Call for Papers: The Ethical Dilemma of Collecting Manuscript Fragments: Loss, Gain, Opportunity, and Cost
Last week I participated in a workshop on the “Medieval Manuscript in the Twenty-First Century,” led by Will Noel and… Read more Describing Someone Else’s Manuscripts