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Retelling the Bible - Literary, Historical, and Social Contexts (Hardcover, New edition): Lucie Dolezalova, Tamas Visi

Retelling the Bible - Literary, Historical, and Social Contexts (Hardcover, New edition)

Lucie Dolezalova, Tamas Visi

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This book presents a collection of case studies of biblical retellings in various contexts. Every section starts with an introduction presenting a brief overview of the field, the issues treated, as well as the nature and directions of contemporary scholarly discourse. After a detailed general introduction defining the Bible itself and the concept of retelling, the notion of Apocrypha is readdressed, particularly analyzing the way they are composed. Then follow the sections Translation and Interpretation from Jerome to the Post-Holocaust period, Preaching and Teaching the Bible in the Middle Ages through the Enlightenment, Biblical Characters as Models in medieval hagiography, Biblical Poetry from Late Antiquity to Bruce Springsteen, and finally the retelling strategies and challenges of Children's Bibles and a brief treatment of retelling Beyond the Text.

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Imprint: Peter Lang Ag
Country of origin: Switzerland
Release date: 2011
First published: 2011
Editors: Lucie Dolezalova • Tamas Visi
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 31mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 460
Edition: New edition
ISBN-13: 978-3-631-61272-9
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects
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Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Non-Christian sacred works & liturgy
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies > Classical, early & medieval
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Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Christianity > Early Church
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Non-Christian sacred works & liturgy > Sacred texts
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Books > History > History of specific subjects
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Social & cultural history
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Books > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Early Church
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Books > Religion & Spirituality > Non-Christian sacred works & liturgy > Sacred texts > Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts
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LSN: 3-631-61272-9
Barcode: 9783631612729

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