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Title The Bible and literature : a reader / edited by David Jasper and Stephen Prickett, assisted by Andrew Hass
Published Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 1999

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Description xv, 333 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. The Creation (Genesis 1-2) -- 2. In the Beginning Was the Word (John 1: 1-18) -- 3. The Fall (Genesis 3: 1-13) -- 4. The Sacrifice of the Lamb (Genesis 22: 1-19) -- 5. Jacob and Esau (Genesis 27: 15-35) -- 6. Wrestling Jacob (Genesis 32: 22-31) -- 7. David and Bathsheba (2 Samuel 11: 1-27) -- 8. The Still Small Voice (1 Kings 19: 8-13) -- 9. The Lord is My Shepherd (Psalm 23) -- 10. I am a Rose of Sharon (The Song of Songs) -- 11. The Nativity (Matthew 2: 1-12; Luke 2: 1-19) -- 12. The Problem of the Parables (Mark 4: 1-20) -- 13. Jesus and the Samaritan Woman (John 4: 1-30) -- 14. The Prodigal Son (Luke 15: 11-32 -- 15. The Crucifixion (Mark 15: 33-39) -- 16. Jesus and Mary in the Garden (John 20: 10-18) -- 17. The Conversion of St. Paul (Acts 9: 1-19) -- 18. Alpha and Omega (Revelation 21: 1-18) -- General bibliography -- Name index
Summary This book provides a collection of some of the most important passages from the Hebrew and Christian Bibles with introductions and commentaries, as well as selections of texts from literature which use and incorporate these passages in different ways. It explores how closely the Bible is linked with some of the great imaginative literature in English, beginning with the creation stories in Genesis and moving through to the visions of the end in Revelation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-328) and index
Subject Bible -- In literature.
Bible -- Introductions.
Bible. English -- Versions -- Authorized.
Bible. English. Authorized
Bible as literature.
Bible and literature.
English literature.
European literature.
Author Hass, Andrew.
Jasper, David.
Prickett, Stephen.
LC no. 98042662
ISBN 0631208569 (alk. paper)
0631208577 (paperback: alk. paper)