By Emma England,William John Lyons
Through a sequence of examples of reception historical past practitioners at paintings and in their reflections this quantity units the time table for biblical reception, because it starts off to chart the near-infinite sequence of complicated interpretive 'events' which were generated by way of the adventure of the biblical texts down throughout the centuries. The chapters examine features as varied as political and financial elements, cultural situation, the self-discipline of religious study, and the impression of scholarly preconceptions, upon reception historical past. issues lined comprise biblical figures and ideas, modern track, work, kid's Bibles, and interpreters as various as Calvin, Lenin, and Nick Cave.
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Reception History and Biblical Studies: Theory and Practice (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies) by Emma England,William John Lyons