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Now available: “The Books of Homilies : a Critical Edition” by Gerald Bray

May 21, 2016

Every now and then someone will ask about The Books of Homilies and whether there is a modern version of that work.  As it happens Michael Lilly left a comment on the blog and advised that there is a text that came out in January of this year – “The Books of Homilies: a Critical Edition” by Prof. Gerald Bray.  It is a bit pricey in hardcover but I can assure you that anything by Prof. Bray is worth reading, if you are looking for material on this topic.

Thanks to Michael for mentioning this.

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  1. An Awkward Aardvark permalink
    May 28, 2016 11:17 am

    Paperback is coming out next year and should be cheaper but by how much is anybody’s guess. I cannot tell from the publisher website whether Bray is updating the language of the Homilies or Neely providing his analysis along with the original text of the Homilies?

    • May 28, 2016 12:03 pm

      My understanding was that Dr. Bray was updating the language of the Homilies – but that is just a guess as it is a little out of my price range. But if there is a paperback that comes out and it is more affordable, I might be able to answer that question better! Thanks for the news about the paperback – I think that is great.

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