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New Testament As Literature: a Very Short Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0195300203

ISBN-13: 9780195300208

Edition: 2008

Authors: Kyle Keefer

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The words, phrases, and stories of the New Testament permeate the English language. Indeed, this relatively small group of twenty-seven works, written during the height of the Roman Empire, not only helped create and sustain a vast world religion, but also have been integral to the larger cultural dynamics of the West, above and beyond particular religious expressions. Looking at the New Testament through the lens of literary study, Kyle Keefer offers an engrossing exploration of this revered religious text as a work of literature, but also keeps in focus its theological ramifications. Unique among books that examine the Bible as literature, this brilliantly compact introduction offers an…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.61" wide x 4.29" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Kyle Keefer is Assistant Professor of Religion at Converse College, in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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