HDS 2226

Readings in Christian Latin: Preaching and the Sermon in the Middle Ages

Beverly M. Kienzle


A literary and historical survey of preaching and the sermon from the early to the late Middle Ages, as practiced by bishops, monks, friars, religious women, lay people, and dissident Christians. Readings from sermons and other primary sources, current research on the history of preaching, and methodological issues. Focus on sermon and sermon-related manuscripts in Houghton Library. Prerequisite: 4311 or the equivalent.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 12 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Medieval Studies 223


0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Wed 1pm-4pm
Rockefeller Hall Room 116

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • History of Christianity
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Scriptural Interpretation
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) Content language course