Gospels

Reading experience

?itemComments

Gospels

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-24112

Evidence

"There, too, in the book-lined room which she had made her study, she would on Sunday evenings carry out in practice those ideas on the teaching of the Bible which she had striven to inculcate at University Hall. The audience sat on low stools or lay on the floor, while she read to them usually a part of the Gospels, making the scene live again, as only she could make it, not only by her intimate knowledge of the times, but by her gift of presentation. Systematically, making us use our minds to follow her, she would work through a section of St Mark or St Matthew, comparing each with the other, showing the touches of the ""later hand"", taking us deep into the fascinating intricacies of the Synoptic Problem. [the account continues at length, discussing Mrs Ward"s attitudes to various parts of the Bible, later saying] it was impossible to listen to her reading the Walk to Emmaus, or the finding of the empty tomb, without coming under the spell of an emotion as deep as it was austere. For the fact that we in these latter days had outgrown our childhood and must distinguish truth from phantasy was no reason in her mind, why we should renounce the poetic value of scenes and pictures woven into the very fabric of our being".

Source

The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR207

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Ward, Mary Augusta
Born in 1851

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
after 1890
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT111
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/83060
Accessed on 2019/11/13 18:07:20

Related place
England
Related people
Ward, Mary Augusta
Related text or manuscript
The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward
Related place
England
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE TEI PUBLIC "customisation-tei/tei_readingExp.dtd" "">
<TEI xmlns="http://www.tei-c.org/ns/1.0">
  <teiHeader>
    <fileDesc>
      <titleStmt>
        <author>
          <persName>
            <forename/>
            <surname/>
          </persName>
        </author>
        <title>Gospels</title>
      </titleStmt>
      <sourceDesc>
        <biblStruct>
          <monogr>
            <author>
              <persName>
                <forename>Janet Penrose</forename>
                <surname>Trevelyan</surname>
              </persName>
            </author>
            <title>The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward</title>
            <imprint>
              <pubPlace>London</pubPlace>
              <date>1923</date>
            </imprint>
            <availability/>
            <biblScope/>
          </monogr>
        </biblStruct>
      </sourceDesc>
      <notesStmt>
        <note>xml/ukred-24112.xml</note>
      </notesStmt>
    </fileDesc>
    <profileDesc>
      <correspDesc>
        <correspAction type="sending">
          <persName>
            <forename/>
            <surname/>
          </persName>
        </correspAction>
        <correspAction type="receiving">
          <persName>
            <forename/>
            <surname/>
          </persName>
        </correspAction>
      </correspDesc>
      <langUsage/>
    </profileDesc>
    <experienceDesc>
      <experience ref="ukred-24112">
        <respStmt resp="submitter">
          <resp>submitted by</resp>
          <persName>
            <forename>Sarah</forename>
            <surname>Johnson</surname>
          </persName>
          <address>
            <address_line/>
          </address>
          <email>saj28@cam.ac.uk</email>
        </respStmt>
        <respStmt resp="editor"/>
        <date from="1890-01-01">Jan 1 1890 -   </date>
        <time/>
        <reader>
          <persName>
            <forename>Mary Augusta</forename>
            <surname>Ward</surname>
          </persName>
          <sex>F</sex>
          <age>Adult (18-100+)</age>
          <education scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/education"/>
          <birth>1851-06-11</birth>
          <country>England</country>
          <readerStatus scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/reader_status"/>
        </reader>
        <listener>
          <note>her children, including Janet (later Trevelyan)</note>
        </listener>
        <place>
          <placeName type="street">Lower Grayswood</placeName>
          <location>
            <country>England</country>
            <settlement type="city">Haslemere</settlement>
            <district/>
          </location>
        </place>
        <textRead>
          <author>
            <persName>
              <forename/>
              <surname/>
            </persName>
          </author>
          <title>Gospels</title>
          <genre scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/genre" ref="GEN704">Bible</genre>
          <textProvenance ref="TPR207" scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/text_provenance">Owned</textProvenance>
          <textStatus ref="TST4" scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/text_status">Unknown</textStatus>
          <textForm scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/text_form" ref="TFO02">Book</textForm>
          <origLanguage>
            <language/>
          </origLanguage>
          <textStatus scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/text_status"/>
        </textRead>
        <readingExp>
          <experienceType scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/experience_type" ref="EXT111">Aloud</experienceType>
          <posture scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/posture"/>
          <lighting scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/lighting"/>
          <environment scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/environment"/>
          <intensity scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/intensity"/>
          <emotion scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/emotion"/>
          <testimony scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/testimony"/>
          <sourceReliability scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/source_reliability"/>
          <expFrequency scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/experience_frequency" ref="EXF1">Serial event</expFrequency>
          <note/>
        </readingExp>
      </experience>
    </experienceDesc>
  </teiHeader>
  <text>
    <body>
      <p>
        <ptr target="ukred-24112">"There, too, in the book-lined room which she had made her study, she would on Sunday evenings carry out in practice those ideas on the teaching of the Bible which she had striven to inculcate at University Hall. The audience sat on low stools or lay on the floor, while she read to them usually a part of the Gospels, making the scene live again, as only she could make it, not only by her intimate knowledge of the times, but by her gift of presentation. Systematically, making us use our minds to follow her, she would work through a section of St Mark or St Matthew, comparing each with the other, showing the touches of the ""later hand"", taking us deep into the fascinating intricacies of the Synoptic Problem. [the account continues at length, discussing Mrs Ward"s attitudes to various parts of the Bible, later saying] it was impossible to listen to her reading the Walk to Emmaus, or the finding of the empty tomb, without coming under the spell of an emotion as deep as it was austere. For the fact that we in these latter days had outgrown our childhood and must distinguish truth from phantasy was no reason in her mind, why we should renounce the poetic value of scenes and pictures woven into the very fabric of our being".</ptr>
      </p>
    </body>
  </text>
</TEI>
?itemComments

Gospels

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-24112

Evidence

"There, too, in the book-lined room which she had made her study, she would on Sunday evenings carry out in practice those ideas on the teaching of the Bible which she had striven to inculcate at University Hall. The audience sat on low stools or lay on the floor, while she read to them usually a part of the Gospels, making the scene live again, as only she could make it, not only by her intimate knowledge of the times, but by her gift of presentation. Systematically, making us use our minds to follow her, she would work through a section of St Mark or St Matthew, comparing each with the other, showing the touches of the ""later hand"", taking us deep into the fascinating intricacies of the Synoptic Problem. [the account continues at length, discussing Mrs Ward"s attitudes to various parts of the Bible, later saying] it was impossible to listen to her reading the Walk to Emmaus, or the finding of the empty tomb, without coming under the spell of an emotion as deep as it was austere. For the fact that we in these latter days had outgrown our childhood and must distinguish truth from phantasy was no reason in her mind, why we should renounce the poetic value of scenes and pictures woven into the very fabric of our being".

Source

The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR207

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Ward, Mary Augusta
Born in 1851

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
after 1890
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT111
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/83060
Accessed on 2019/11/13 18:07:20

Related place
England
Related people
Ward, Mary Augusta
Related text or manuscript
The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward
Related place
England
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE TEI PUBLIC "customisation-tei/tei_readingExp.dtd" "">
<TEI xmlns="http://www.tei-c.org/ns/1.0">
  <teiHeader>
    <fileDesc>
      <titleStmt>
        <author>
          <persName>
            <forename/>
            <surname/>
          </persName>
        </author>
        <title>Gospels</title>
      </titleStmt>
      <sourceDesc>
        <biblStruct>
          <monogr>
            <author>
              <persName>
                <forename>Janet Penrose</forename>
                <surname>Trevelyan</surname>
              </persName>
            </author>
            <title>The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward</title>
            <imprint>
              <pubPlace>London</pubPlace>
              <date>1923</date>
            </imprint>
            <availability/>
            <biblScope/>
          </monogr>
        </biblStruct>
      </sourceDesc>
      <notesStmt>
        <note>xml/ukred-24112.xml</note>
      </notesStmt>
    </fileDesc>
    <profileDesc>
      <correspDesc>
        <correspAction type="sending">
          <persName>
            <forename/>
            <surname/>
          </persName>
        </correspAction>
        <correspAction type="receiving">
          <persName>
            <forename/>
            <surname/>
          </persName>
        </correspAction>
      </correspDesc>
      <langUsage/>
    </profileDesc>
    <experienceDesc>
      <experience ref="ukred-24112">
        <respStmt resp="submitter">
          <resp>submitted by</resp>
          <persName>
            <forename>Sarah</forename>
            <surname>Johnson</surname>
          </persName>
          <address>
            <address_line/>
          </address>
          <email>saj28@cam.ac.uk</email>
        </respStmt>
        <respStmt resp="editor"/>
        <date from="1890-01-01">Jan 1 1890 -   </date>
        <time/>
        <reader>
          <persName>
            <forename>Mary Augusta</forename>
            <surname>Ward</surname>
          </persName>
          <sex>F</sex>
          <age>Adult (18-100+)</age>
          <education scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/education"/>
          <birth>1851-06-11</birth>
          <country>England</country>
          <readerStatus scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/reader_status"/>
        </reader>
        <listener>
          <note>her children, including Janet (later Trevelyan)</note>
        </listener>
        <place>
          <placeName type="street">Lower Grayswood</placeName>
          <location>
            <country>England</country>
            <settlement type="city">Haslemere</settlement>
            <district/>
          </location>
        </place>
        <textRead>
          <author>
            <persName>
              <forename/>
              <surname/>
            </persName>
          </author>
          <title>Gospels</title>
          <genre scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/genre" ref="GEN704">Bible</genre>
          <textProvenance ref="TPR207" scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/text_provenance">Owned</textProvenance>
          <textStatus ref="TST4" scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/text_status">Unknown</textStatus>
          <textForm scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/text_form" ref="TFO02">Book</textForm>
          <origLanguage>
            <language/>
          </origLanguage>
          <textStatus scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/text_status"/>
        </textRead>
        <readingExp>
          <experienceType scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/experience_type" ref="EXT111">Aloud</experienceType>
          <posture scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/posture"/>
          <lighting scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/lighting"/>
          <environment scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/environment"/>
          <intensity scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/intensity"/>
          <emotion scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/emotion"/>
          <testimony scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/testimony"/>
          <sourceReliability scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/source_reliability"/>
          <expFrequency scheme="http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/thesaurus/experience_frequency" ref="EXF1">Serial event</expFrequency>
          <note/>
        </readingExp>
      </experience>
    </experienceDesc>
  </teiHeader>
  <text>
    <body>
      <p>
        <ptr target="ukred-24112">"There, too, in the book-lined room which she had made her study, she would on Sunday evenings carry out in practice those ideas on the teaching of the Bible which she had striven to inculcate at University Hall. The audience sat on low stools or lay on the floor, while she read to them usually a part of the Gospels, making the scene live again, as only she could make it, not only by her intimate knowledge of the times, but by her gift of presentation. Systematically, making us use our minds to follow her, she would work through a section of St Mark or St Matthew, comparing each with the other, showing the touches of the ""later hand"", taking us deep into the fascinating intricacies of the Synoptic Problem. [the account continues at length, discussing Mrs Ward"s attitudes to various parts of the Bible, later saying] it was impossible to listen to her reading the Walk to Emmaus, or the finding of the empty tomb, without coming under the spell of an emotion as deep as it was austere. For the fact that we in these latter days had outgrown our childhood and must distinguish truth from phantasy was no reason in her mind, why we should renounce the poetic value of scenes and pictures woven into the very fabric of our being".</ptr>
      </p>
    </body>
  </text>
</TEI>