Gregory Dodds

Bede the Venerable

The story of English Christianity begins with a man who was being called “the Venerable” within a generation of his passing.  That story and even the very concept of “the English people” began with a monk who toiled for years writing one of the great historical works in early European history.  While monasteries originated with a desire to withdraw from the world to worship God, Bede embodied the great civilizing aspect of the medieval monastery—the production and transmission of knowledge.  He helped set the standard for learning and scholarship and demonstrated the importan

<<<<<<< HEAD

=======



>>>>>>> 277394c37e428982ed9baec0c91f372ab95f8e4e

Current Issue

Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!

Support Spectrum

Thank you for making your generous gift. Your donation will help independent Adventist journalism expand across the globe.

DONATE NOW!

Newsletter

Ads

Organizations

Sat, 07/18/2015 | San Diego Adventist Forum
Panel of Guests from the 1995 Sligo SDA Church Ordination Service

Connect with Spectrum