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Description - The Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture by John F. A. Sawyer

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405101363
ISBN-10: 1405101369
Format: Hardback
(253mm x 179mm x 36mm)
Pages: 564
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John F. A. Sawyer

John F. A. Sawyer is Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies at Newcastle University and of Biblical and Jewish Studies at Lancaster. He is a noted linguist and Hebrew Bible scholar, and the author of numerous books in the field. He is also co-editor of the Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion (2001), and (with Christopher Rowland, Judith Kovacs and David Gunn) of the reception-history-based Blackwell Bible Commentary Series (visit www.bbibcomm.net).

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