More Latin Sources for the Old English “Three Utterances” Homilies

Charles D. Wright

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The article explores sources of the Latin sermon known as "The Three Utterances of the Soul," which reflects the ideas and fears of many Medieval people on what would happen after death. Topics discussed include findings by Rudolph Willard on the Three Utterances, additional studies on the Three Utterances including those from R.E. McNally and James J. O'Donnell and ways the Engelberg text differs from most forms of the Three Utterances.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-79
Number of pages35
JournalMediaeval studies
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


  • Willard, Rudolph
  • McNally, R. E.
  • Sermon (Literary form)
  • Latin literature
  • Religion & literature


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