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Mediaeval Scriptural Exegesis

A colloquium co-sponsored by the Institute for Bible, Theology, and Hermeneutics, and the St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies (SAIMS).

Friday 20th May, 1pm-5pm

Senior Common Room, School of Divinity, St Mary's College, South Street


The following papers will be presented:

1) “How to Build a Gloss: The Story of Job”, Professor Lesley Smith, Professor of Medieval Intellectual History, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford

2) “'Communis maiorum fama: IV Esdras and the Restoration of Scripture in Anglo-Saxon England”, John Gallagher, School of English, University of St Andrews

3) “Bonaventure on the Presentation of Christ in the  Temple (Luke 2:22-39)”, Dr. William P. Hyland, Teaching Fellow, School of Divinity, St Andrews

Commentator: Professor Mark Elliott, Head of School, School of Divinity, St Andrews

Attendance is free and all are welcome. Following the presentations, refreshments will be served. For any further queries, please contact Dr William Hyland (

Contact details

St Mary's College
The School of Divinity
University of St Andrews
South Street
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9JU
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 462850
Fax: +44 (0)1334 462852