Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries by Eric S. Christianson
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Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries
By Eric S. Christianson

Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries

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Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries by Eric S. Christianson

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Over the centuries, Ecclesiastes has influenced a number of diverse areas of life and thought. Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries assesses the fascinating effects of the book on the culture of the various times in religion, art, and social thought. * Explores a fascinating range of Jewish and Christian readings * Features engaging and unusual examples from art, music, literature and history: from Thackeray and Orwell, to Salvador Dali's Illustrated Bible, to the inflammatory exposition of Ecclesiastes at the funeral of Queen Mary * This is the third Old Testament volume published in the innovative Blackwell Bible Commentaries series * The series is supported by a website at www.bbibcomm.net

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631225294
ISBN-10: 0631225293
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 158mm x 25mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries by Eric S. Christianson Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries, Paperback (April 2012)

* * Presents an innovative, reception history approach to the study of Ecclesiastes, by tracing its influence on religion, culture, literature, art and social thought. * Explores a fascinating range of Jewish and Christian readings.

Holy Terror by Eric S. Christianson Holy Terror, Hardback (November 2010)

To what degree does violent rhetoric shape belief and values? How might we understand the social function of violence in popular discourses? What is the significance of violence being associated with particular religious groups or ideas in the media? This collection of essays arose from an international conference investigating those questions.

Lure of the Dark Side by Eric S. Christianson Lure of the Dark Side, Paperback (May 2009)

Demons, devils, spirits and vampires are present throughout popular Western culture in film, music and literature. Their religious significance has only recently begun to be explored. 'The Lure of the Darkside' brings together the work of some of the most important and creative scholars in the field of Biblical and Religious Studies.

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Author Biography - Eric S. Christianson

Eric S. Christianson is Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies at the University of Chester. He is author of A Time to Tell: Narrative Strategies in Ecclesiastes (1988) and co-editor of Cinema Divinite: Religion, Theology and the Bible in Film (2005). He is co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Popular Culture at the University of Chester and maintains the website for the Blackwell Bible Commentary Series (http://bbibcomm.net).

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