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Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture

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Informationen zum Autor John F. A. Sawyer is Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies at Newcastle University and of Biblical and Jewish Studies at Lancaster. Among his many publications are Sacred Texts and Sacred Meanings (2011), A Concise Dictionary of the Bible and its Reception (2009), and The Fifth Gospel. Isaiah in the History of Christianity (1996). He is co-editor of the Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion (with J. M. Y. Simpson, 2001), and series editor (with Christopher Rowland, Judith Kovacs and David Gunn) of the reception-history-based Blackwell Bible Commentary Series. Klappentext The Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture provides readers with a concise, readable and scholarly introduction to twenty-first century approaches to the Bible.* Consists of 30 articles written by distinguished specialists from around the world* Draws on interdisciplinary and international examples to explore how the Bible has impacted on all the major social contexts where it has been influential - ancient, medieval and modern, world-wide* Gives examples of how the Bible has influenced literature, art, music, history, religious studies, politics, ecology and sociology* Each article is accompanied by a comprehensive bibliography* Offers guidance on how to read the Bible and its many interpretations Zusammenfassung * * A stimulating, readable, one-volume reference source about twenty-first century approaches to the Bible. * Consists of 30 articles written by distinguished specialists from around the world. Inhaltsverzeichnis Notes on Contributors viiiList of Figures xiiiPreface to the Paperback Edition xvIntroduction 1John F. A. SawyerPart I Revealing the Past 91 The Ancient World 11Philip R. Davies2 The Patristic Period 28Kate Cooper3 The Middle Ages 39Mary Dove4 The Renaissance 54Ilona N. Rashkow5 The Reformation 69Peter Matheson6 The Counter-Reformation 85Euan Cameron7 The Modern World 104John W. RogersonPart II The Nomadic Text 1178 Judaism 119Edward Kessler9 Islam 135Stephen N. Lambden10 Asia 158Choan-Seng Song11 Africa 176Jonathan A. Draper12 North America 198Scott M. Langston13 Latin America 217Erhard S. Gerstenberger14 Australasia 232Roland Boer and Ibrahim AbrahamPart III The Bible and the Senses 25115 Literature 253Jo Carruthers16 Film 268Alice Bach17 Music 286John W. Rogerson18 Art 299Heidi J. Hornik and Mikeal C. Parsons19 Architecture 323Andrew Ballantyne20 The Theatre 338Meg Twycross21 The Circus 365Burke O. Long22 The Body 381Gerard LoughlinPart IV Reading in Practice 39723 Contextuality 399Gerald West24 Politics 414Tim Gorringe25 Ecology 432Anne Primavesi26 Psychology 447Ilona N. Rashkow27 Gender 464Deborah F. Sawyer28 Nationalism 480Jo Carruthers29 Post-colonialism 497Sharon A. Bong30 Postmodernism 515Andrew TateIndex of Biblical References 534General Index 546...

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Authors Jfa Sawyer, John F. A. Sawyer
Assisted by Joh F A Sawyer (Editor), John F A Sawyer (Editor), John F. A. Sawyer (Editor)
Publisher Wiley, John and Sons Ltd
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 23.07.2012
EAN 9780470674888
ISBN 978-0-470-67488-8
No. of pages 576
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Religion/theology > Christianity

Kultur, Religion, Bibel, Religion & Theology, Religion u. Theologie, Religion u. Kultur, Religion & Culture

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