Alan England Brooke: Lectures and Writings

Scope and Content

Various lectures, drafts of writings, and typescripts, on Origen, St. Luke's Gospel and St. John's Gospel.

[1] Origen: Typescript introduction to Origen, drafts of parts, lectures, and a review in German by Paul Koetschau in Theologische Literaturzeiting, 9, 1897, p.243.

[2] Material on St. John: lectures on other commentators, including Von Sochen, Jean Rentre[?], Harnack, Loisy, Wernle[?], and Schmiedel, a sermon, and other lectures.

[3] Lectures on St. John, c.1925.

[4] Lectures on St. Luke, 'Easter Term 1925'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alan England Brooke (1863-1939), biblical scholar, was a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, 1889-1939, Dean and lecturer in divinity, 1894-1918, Provost, 1926-33, and Ely Professor of Divinity, 1916-26. He published The Commentary of Origen on St. John's Gospel, 1896, and two volumes of The Old Testament in Greek (1917 and 1935), which he edited with Norman M'Lean.

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Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Divinity Faculty Library, 1996.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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