Languages of Preaching in Anglo-Saxon England
Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics: Languages of Preaching in Anglo-Saxon England
For over ten years, the Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics has thrived in its aims to promote scholarship related to the sources, compositions, appropriations, and early studies of Anglo-Saxon homilies. Over the years, the Society has fostered a wide range of interests and methodologies both old and new: for example, source studies, Anglo-Saxon theologies, rhetoric and style, linguistics and philology, the interplay of Christian and pagan practices, paleography and codicology, afterlives of Anglo-Saxon homilies, translation theories, gender studies, and digital initiatives. This year, the Society welcomes papers on the theme of "Languages of Preaching in Anglo-Saxon England" (broadly construed). Papers may deal with the intersection between preaching and different languages, such as Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Old English, and Norse; or papers may deal with subjects otherwise related to the theme--such as rhetorics, composition, orality, literacy, textuality, transmission and circulation, and materiality of language in relation to preaching.
Abstracts not accepted for this session will be forwarded to the Congress Committee for consideration in general sessions. For more information, please visit the conference website here.