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God of Mercy: AElfric's Sermons and Theology [Paperback]

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The first modern translation of 17 Old English sermons written in alliterative prose on God's unending, mysterious grace by the greatest scholar of the 10th-century Benedictine revival. Aelfric was famous for writing books of genuine literary merit for rural clergy in their native language. 192 pages, softcover. Mercer University.

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Studio: Mercer University Press
Pages   176
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.96" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.53"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 13, 2006
Publisher   Mercer University Press
ISBN  086554994X  
ISBN13  9780865549944  

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More About Carmen Acevedo Butcher

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Carmen Acevedo Butcher is Associate Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Shorter College, Rome, Georgia, where she is also Scholar-in-Residence. She has published numerous translations of Christian mystical classics, including Hildegard of Bingen: A Spiritual Reader, Man of Blessing: A Life of Benedict, Incandescence: 365 Readings with Women Mystics, and A Little Daily Wisdom: Christian Women Mystics.

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Inspiring Book!  Jan 11, 2007
"God of Mercy" is a fascinating collection of Old English sermons delightfully translated and presented in Butcher's own studious convention. Although it is scholarly in its rendition, it is equally moving emotionally as a continuous doxology that not only blesses the heart, but moves the soul. This book is most meaningful due to the historical reference Butcher carefully affords each translation--and yet the focus is always intent, as indeed AElfric repeatedly expounds on his God of Mercy. From Old English to Modern English this is a captivating and inspiring book!
Brings the First Sermons in English to Life!  Feb 26, 2006
Have you ever wondered what the first sermons in English were like? Now you can know! "God of Mercy" is a remarkable book that presents the first sermons ever written in English. for Dr. Butcher has translated seventeen of these from Old English into lively Modern English for the first time ever! The tenth-century Benedictine monk named AElfric lived in England near Oxford and wrote wonderful sermons that teach that God is merciful. They are encouraging. This is a very readable, fascinating book written for an intelligent general audience as well as for scholars! Dr. Butcher actually looked at the original tenth-century manuscripts in order to make her translations the best they could be. A must-have for anyone interested in English history, in religion, in spirituality, and in Benedict and Benedictines.

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