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Borders, Boundaries and the Bible

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Sheffield Academic Press 2002

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Overview

This collection focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of current biblical studies, especially the interpretation of the Bible through the arts. Its aim is to illustrate how the crossing of boundaries enriches our understanding of the text itself. Contributors include Robert Carroll, Mary Douglas, Wendy Porter, Edward Kessler, Larry Kreitzer, John Hull and Martin O'Kane. The themes embrace literature (Kipling), music (Bach) and art (Holbein). The editor contributes an introduction and an illustrated essay on the Flight into Egypt as an icon of refuge.

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  • Title: Borders, Boundaries and the Bible
  • Author: Martin O'Kane
  • Publisher: Continuum International Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Pages: 330

About Martin O'Kane

Martin O'Kane is Senior Lectuer in Biblical Studies at the University of Wales, Lampeter and Director of the Centre, The Bible and the Visual Imagination.

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