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
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.