Biblical References in Tudor England Propaganda
Learn about how King Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, and Queen Elizabeth I were associated with Bible characters in the political propaganda during the Protestant Reformation.
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In social media today it is common to see memes that reference to political persons as characters in modern movies and television. In the western European past, it was often Biblical stories that people would reference too. Henry VIII was considered a new Hezekiah. In one situation Anne Boleyn was portrayed as Esther. We look at these and other examples. We'll discuss the Bible stories, the Tudor characters, and what argument was being made by the comparisons. In this way students will learn...
I am an obsessive reader of academic literature. I've written a book titled A Secular Bible Study, but I continue to do additional research for my ongoing secular Bible study class. One of the things I love is when, while searching for a paper on an obscure Biblical figure, I'd end up finding papers about one of my other favourite topics - Tudor England. So from that, this class was born. I have a BA in political studies and additional courses in theological studies, but that was only the beginning of my studies. As I homeschool my children, I continue to learn everything I can about the topics that interest me.
I will provide an optional homework assignment for students who wish to continue their studies on this.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Homeschooling Mother, Perpetual Bookworm, Author
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I am a homeschooling mother of three. I have a B.A. in political theory and many years experience teaching online. I've also studied theology and written a book titled A Secular Bible Study as well as a young adult novel titled The Edge of the...