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The Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture free pdf 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

About John F. A. Sawyer

John F. A. Sawyer is Emeritus Professor of ReligiousStudies at Newcastle University and of Biblical and Jewish Studiesat Lancaster. Among his many publications are Sacred Textsand Sacred Meanings (2011), A Concise Dictionary of theBible and its Reception (2009), and The Fifth Gospel.Isaiah in the History of Christianity (1996). He is co-editorof the Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion (withJ. M. Y. Simpson, 2001), and series editor (with ChristopherRowland, Judith Kovacs and David Gunn) of thereception-history-based Blackwell Bible Commentary Series.

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Author : John F. A. Sawyer
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 06 July 2012
ISBN : 0470674881
EAN : 9780470674888
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 576 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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