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The Bible & Literature (Theology and Dialogue)

by Carol J. Dempsey;Elizabeth Michael Boyle; , Elizabeth Michael Boyle, Carol Dempsey

The Bible & Literature (Theology and Dialogue)
Publication date: 2015-05-01
Number of pages: 256
ISBN: 9781626981270
Every reader of the Bible, from the most casual to the most scholarly or devotional, encounters a variety of literary genres: myth and allegory, dramatic and lyric poetry, parable and proverb. Th e Bible and Literature off ers an interdisciplinary commentary that explains and gives examples of these genres, first with biblical selections, and then with works by masters of twentieth and twenty-first century literature. The authors then move their focus to themes of spiritual quest, romantic love, war and peace, and liberation.
A natural text for popular undergraduate courses in religion and literature, The Bible and Literature will also be useful for students and teachers of introductions to the Bible, religion and literature, and Catholic Studies courses.Carol J. Dempsey;Elizabeth Michael Boyle;, Elizabeth Michael Boyle, Carol Dempsey

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