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Culture, Entertainment, and the Bible
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Culture, Entertainment, and the Bible

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Sheffield Academic Press 2000

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Overview

This topical volume deals with the adoption of biblical language and narrative and the presentation of “biblical” images and themes in popular literature, art, and mass media. The chapters, all written by experts in cultural studies of the Bible, explore how ideologies are produced in various ways when biblical texts are brought into play with each other, with other texts, and with the inevitable and continual demands for cultural and historical “translation”—or “recycling”—of the Scriptures. The volume contains some theoretical reflections, but focuses on specific examples of cultural translation, and is directed primarily at advanced (graduate) students and scholars in biblical studies, popular studies, media studies, literature, and the arts, although some articles will also be of value and interest to introductory students and the general public.

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Key Features

  • Deals with the adoption of biblical language and narrative
  • Presents “biblical” images and themes in popular literature, art, and mass media
  • Explores how ideologies are produced

Contributors

Product Details

  • Title: Culture, Entertainment, and the Bible
  • Editor: George Aichele
  • Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Pages: 238

About George Aichele

George Aichele is a member of the Bible and Culture Collective, the collaborative author of The Postmodern Bible. He is also the author of Sign Text Scripture and The Control of Biblical Meaning and co-editor with Walsh of Screening Scripture. He is also the author of Sign Text Scripture and The Control of Biblical Meaning, and co-editor of Screening Scripture.

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