SSP: Confessio 55 and Psalm 54

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. Confessio 55 & Psalm 54:22   Patrick O’Loughlin (168) ‘Cast your burden on God, and he will sustain you.’   Bieler (88) & Conneely (48) Jacta cogitatum tuum in Deum et ipse te enutriet. Psalm 54:22      Continue reading “SSP: Confessio 55 and Psalm 54”

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”

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)”

SSP: The Vulgate

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. The second major Latin version of the Bible circulating in the Middle Ages was the Vulgate. Commissioned by Pope Damasus in 383 CE, the Vulgate is commonly attributed as the work of Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus or, as he isContinue reading “SSP: The Vulgate”

The Scriptures of Saint Patrick: The Medieval Scriptural World

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. Two factors shaped the used and form of Patrick’s scriptural context, namely, the “lack of early medieval pandects (single-volume Bibles) and the fundamentally liturgical quality of early medieval biblical books….”[1] There is no doubt that the Bible’s liturgical useContinue reading “The Scriptures of Saint Patrick: The Medieval Scriptural World”