Teaching the Passion to the Anglo-Saxons: An early medieval comic strip in the St Augustine Gospels

As Easter is drawing near, this blog post deals with a unique early medieval manuscript that reveals how missionaries around the year 600 tried to teach the story of the Passion to the Anglo-Saxons. Notably, they used a rather modern method: teaching through comics. Saint Augustine of Canterbury (d. 604) In the year 597, a … Continue reading Teaching the Passion to the Anglo-Saxons: An early medieval comic strip in the St Augustine Gospels