Chester Plays 5.2: Balaam and Balak

Jan 05, 2015, 11:40 AM, Babergh District, Suffolk, England

Exploring the Chester Mystery Plays is a series of live streamed events where the Chester plays are taken apart with readers and commentary. Rough round the edges, edited versions of these events are now being posted online. This post covers play 5, with the main body of the play where Balaam and his ass are stopped on the road and where he refuses to curse the Israelites - the play concludes in the next post…