Bede’s writings are known for their theological and historical significance. In Bede’s Ecclesiastical History, you’ll experience Bede’s historical and chronological writings tracking the Christian church through England. Bede pays special attention to the sources of political upheaval in the 600s and outlines the major disagreements between Roman and Celtic Christians. This book is useful for people looking for a brief survey of religious and political figures and events in Anglo-Saxon history.
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Bede (673–735) was an English monk at the Northumbrian monastery of St. Peter in Wearmouth. Regarded as one of the greatest Anglo-Saxon scholars, he wrote around 40 books dealing with different areas of theology and history.