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Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture

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ISBN-10: 0470674881

ISBN-13: 9780470674888

Edition: 2012

Authors: John F. A. Sawyer

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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 worldDraws 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–wideGives examples of how the Bible has influenced literature, art, music, history, religious studies, politics, ecology and sociologyEach article is accompanied by a comprehensive bibliographyOffers guidance on how to read the Bible and its many interpretations
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Book details

List price: $71.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Notes on Contributors
List of Figures
Preface to the Paperback Edition
Introduction
Revealing the Past
The Ancient World
The Patristic Period
The Middle Ages
The Resnaissance
The Reformation
The Counter-Reformation
The Modern World
The Nomadic Text
Judaism
Islam
Asia
Africa
North America
Latin America
Australasia
The Bible and the Senses
Literature
Film
Music
Art
Architecture
The Theatre
The Circus
The Body
Reading in Practice
Contextuality
Politics
Ecology
Psychology
Gender
Nationalism
Post-colonialism
Postmodernism
Index of Biblical References
General Index