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The Drama Displayed
#2 The Naked Truth

The Naked Truth: What Have I Done?
Reflections on Masaccio's "The Expulsion"

Second of the online series: The Drama Displayed

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The talk focuses on humanity’s first disobedience in Genesis 3, and the resulting experience of loss and shame, supported by an examination of Masaccio’s “The Expulsion”.


Stephen Greenblatt, The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve: The Story that Created Us

Terry Eagleton, Culture and the Death of God

Erik Varden, The Shattering of Loneliness

Alan Richardson, Genesis I-XI, The Torch Bible Commentaries

Bernard Williams, Shame and Necessity

About the speaker:

Dr David Torevell is currently an Honorary Research Fellow at Leeds Trinity University, before which he taught Religion and Philosophy at Liverpool Hope University. Prior to that he spent eighteen years teaching in Catholic secondary schools.