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Learn more about the LindisfarneGospels

Use these pages to explore the Lindisfarne Gospels more deeply.

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For older students and adult learners:

  • Virtual Seminars by Dr Michelle P. Brown

Look through these pages to find out about the Lindisfarne Gospels in detail. In conversation, Michelle Brown introduces the Gospels and the context of its creation, in honour of St Cuthbert, in the world of early Christianity in Britain. She considers the making of the Gospels and reveals her recent research into both the dating of the manuscript and the ways in which it was created. She explains how such a book would have been used and by whom, and she eloquently reveals the meanings and mysteries of one specific opening in the book.

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Seminar 1 The Lindisfarne Gospels and the Early Christian World
Seminar 2 Eadfrith and the Making of the Lindisfarne Gospels
Seminar 3 The Lindisfarne Gospels in Use
Seminar 4 A Display Opening of the Lindisfarne Gospels


 
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