Item description for Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries (Blackwell Bible Commentaries) by Eric S. Christianson...
Over the centuries, Ecclesiastes has influenced numerous and diverse aspects of life and thought. "Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries" assesses the effects of the book on the culture of the various times in religious, artistic, and social contexts.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 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 Published in the innovative Blackwell Bible Commentaries series; for further information visit the series website at www.bbibcomm.net
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.36" Width: 6.44" Height: 0.94" Weight: 1.36 lbs.
Release Date Jan 23, 2007
ISBN 0631225293 ISBN13 9780631225294
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More About Eric S. Christianson
R. S. Sugirtharajah is Professor of Biblical Hermeneutics, University of Birmingham. Recent publications include: The Bible and Empire: Postcolonial Explorations (Cambridge, 2005), Postcolonial Criticism and Bibical Interpretation (Oxford, 2002), Postcolonial Reconfigurations: An alternative way of reading the Bible and doing Theology, SCM Press, London, 2003.
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