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
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).