St Benet's Hall Benedictine Day

47 regula sancti benedicti annotated

Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford’

St Benet’s Hall marks a special exhibition of The Rule of St Benedict MS. Hatton 48, fols. 14v-15r at the Weston Library, with a series of lectures on aspects of the mediaeval Benedictine contribution to scholarship, libraries and spirituality.

The lecture programme takes place at the Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

 

14:30-15.30       

Living the Rule of Saint Benedict in England, from the Middle Ages to the Reformation  

Professor James Clark, Professor of History, University of Exeter

 

15.30-16.20

Benedictine Libraries in Medieval England: a Changing Perspective

Professor Richard Sharpe FBA, Hon. MRIA, Professor of Diplomatic, Wadham College, University of Oxford

 

16.30-17.20

The Rule as a Living Document

The Very Rev. Oswald McBride, OSB, Prior, St Benet’s Hall, University of Oxford 

 

A drinks reception follows the final lecture, from 17:30 to 18:15. 

 

Booking for the lectures is essential, via https://visit.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/events-exhibitions

 

For queries please contact events@stb.ox.ac.uk

 

Visitors are welcome to join Vespers at St Benet’s Hall, 38 St Giles, OX1 3LN at 6.30pm.

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