SSP: Confessio 5 and Psalm 50

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. Confessio 5 & Psalm 50:15 Patrick O’Loughlin (145) ‘Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify’. Bieler (60) & Conneely (30) Invoca me in die tribulationis tuae et liberabo te etContinue reading “SSP: Confessio 5 and Psalm 50”

The Scriptures of Saint Patrick: The Form of Patrick’s Bible

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. In what constitutes the third part of this series, I examine the textual form of Patrick’s Bible. This type of study has not often been undertaken.[1] The situation is such that Marie de Paor has gone so far asContinue reading “The Scriptures of Saint Patrick: The Form of Patrick’s Bible”

A Shout-Out to Shout-Outs

One of the (very cool) benefits of working with top scholars is that you sometimes run across your name in print. Friends and peers have recently pointed out a couple such shout-outs, and I, in turn, wish to encourage you to check out these books, knowing first hand the excellence of their contents. First isContinue reading “A Shout-Out to Shout-Outs”

SSP: What Were Saint Patrick’s Scriptures?

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. Scripture has played an important role in the history of the Christian Church, and Patrick’s approach to and treatment of the biblical text accentuates a worldview that prioritizes scripture. This part of my study has focused on the scripturalContinue reading “SSP: What Were Saint Patrick’s Scriptures?”

Recommended Readings: August 6

If you read one article, look at The Desert Fathers Play Pokemon Go by Chris Casberg. For those of you with additional reading time this fine August weekend, check out the following suggestions, gathered from around the blogging world. Think I missed sharing something particularly important? Let me know in the comments section below. HappyContinue reading “Recommended Readings: August 6”

SSP: The “Third Part” of Patrick’s Bible

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. Before turning to our examination of the form of Patrick’s Bible, a brief word must be said concerning Patrick’s relationship with the “third part” of the New Testament:[1] the writings of the Church Fathers. While Hanson argues that PatrickContinue reading “SSP: The “Third Part” of Patrick’s Bible”

SSP: The Contents of Patrick’s Bible (Part II)

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. Remembering the medieval context of non-pandect Bibles (that is, Bibles in multiple volumes), examining Patrick’s practice of scripture allusion and quotation provides insights into not only which biblical books were the most important for him, but also which scripturalContinue reading “SSP: The Contents of Patrick’s Bible (Part II)”

SSP: The Contents of Patrick’s Bible (Part I)

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. Patrick’s overarching approach to the scriptures in hand, I now turn to some more specific considerations of his citations from the Old and New Testaments. Of central importance for Patrick were the Gospels (primarily Matthew and Luke), Pauline EpistlesContinue reading “SSP: The Contents of Patrick’s Bible (Part I)”