The Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture

The Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture

Editor(s): John F. A. Sawyer

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405101363

Online ISBN: 9780470997000

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997000

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Revealing the Past

  2. Part II: The Nomadic Text

  3. Part III: The Bible and the Senses

    1. Chapter 18

      Art (pages 299–322)

      Heidi J. Hornik and Mikeal C. Parsons

  4. Part IV: Reading in Practice

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