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Rethinking biblical literacy

Author: Katie Edwards
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Rethinking biblical literacy
(DLC) 2014038151
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katie Edwards
ISBN: 9780567657510 0567657515
OCLC Number: 898214178
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Contents Introduction Part 1: LOCATED LITERACIES Ch. 1: Biblical Literacy: The Irish Situation Maire Byrne, Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy, Ireland Ch. 2: What the Bible Really Means: Biblical Literacy in English Political Discourse James Crossley, University of Sheffield, UK Ch. 3: The Quest for Biblical Literacy: Curricula, Culture and Case Studies Iona Hine, University of Sheffield, UK Part II: VISUAL LITERACIES Ch. 4: Loss of the Bible and the Bible in Lost: Biblical Literacy and Mainstream Television Matthew Collins, University of Chester, UK Ch. 5: Streetwise About the Bible: Unexpected Allusions (to the Text) in Unusual Places Amanda Dillon, Mater Dei Institute of Education, Ireland Ch. 6: Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary: Eve as Redemptrix in Madonna's Girl Gone Wild Alan Hooker, University of Exeter, UK Ch. 7: Biblical Literacy and The Simpsons Robert Myles, University of Auckland, New Zealand Part III: POPULAR LITERACIES Ch. 8: Lisbeth and Leviticus: Biblical Literacy and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Caroline Blyth, University of Auckland, New Zealand Ch. 9: A Room Full of Poo: Eddie Izzard's Bible and the Literacy of Laughter Christopher Meredith, University of Winchester, UK Index
Responsibility: edited by Katie Edwards.


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