The Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture

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John F. A. Sawyer
Wiley, Oct 9, 2006 - Religion - 572 pages
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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 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

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About the author (2006)

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

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