Tag Archives: King James Bible

Thursday 4 February: Heaven on Earth, or Earth Made Heavenly?

This week, Mikael Bang introduces a discussion of the afterlife in Judaism. The concept of the afterlife permeates Jewish texts, and yet is veiled. There is a belief in “the world to come” [olam ha-ba]. Its meaning, however, has been … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15 November: Isaac versus Iphigeneia

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 15 November 2011 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.330 Two texts: Genesis 22.1-19 (Authorized King James Version) Aeschylus, Agamemnon 104-257, trans. MacNeice (Faber, 1936) [link expired] … and end on a song:

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Tuesday 1 November: Eucharist

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 1 November 2011 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.330 Dr Cate Gunn will lead a discussion on the sacrificial aspects of the Eucharist. The text is part of the Canon of the Mass, taken from the … Continue reading

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