The Venerable Bede and Gregory the Great: exegetical connections, spiritual departures

@article{DeGregorio2010TheVB,
  title={The Venerable Bede and Gregory the Great: exegetical connections, spiritual departures},
  author={S. DeGregorio},
  journal={Early Medieval Europe},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={43-60}
}
This article revisits the familiar comparison between the thought and writings of Bede and Gregory the Great. Bede was keen to foreground his debt to Gregory and past assessments have illuminated aspects of it, but this investigation offers a more searching analysis of the interface between biblical exegesis and spiritual teaching, a subject that highlights Bede's frequent reliance on Gregory as well as his calculated departures from him. Accordingly, the article first examines the different… Expand
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