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The Oxford handbook of English literature and theology

Author: Andrew Hass; David Jasper; Elisabeth Jay
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'The Oxford Handbook of English Literature and Theology' is a defining volume of essays in which leading international scholars apply an interdisciplinary approach to the long and evolving relationship between English Literature and Theology. The volume first offers a chronological account of key moments in the formation of the tradition; goes on to demonstrate literary ways of reading the Bible, theological ways  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Englisch ...
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hass; David Jasper; Elisabeth Jay
ISBN: 9780199271979 0199271976
OCLC Number: 1058053036
Language Note: English.
Description: xvii, 889 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. 'Now and in England' / Elisabeth Jay --
2. The study of literature and theology / David Jasper --
3. Origins in the English tradition / Michael Fox --
4. Vernacular Bibles and prayer books / Lynne Long --
5. The Protestant and Catholic reformations / Brian Cummings --
6. The enlightenment / Rhodri Lewis --
7. Romanticism / Scott Masson --
8. The influence of German criticism / David F. Klemm --
9. The victorians / T.R. Wright --
10. Modernism / Cleo McNelly Kearns --
11. Postmodernism / Kevin Hart --
12. The Bible as literature and sacred text / Peter S. Hawkins --
13. The Pentateuch / Tod Linafelt --
14. Judges / Timothy K. Beal --
15. Psalms / Alastair Hunter --
16. Song of songs / J. Cheryl Exum --
17. Proverbs, ecclesiastes, job / Kirsten Nielsen --
18. Prophetic literature / Yvonne Sherwood --
19. The synoptic gospels / George Aichele --
20. The gospel of John / Adele Reinhartz --
21. Apocalyptic literature / Christopher Rowland --
22. Langland and Chaucer / Nicholas Watson --
23. Shakespeare and Marlowe / Thomas Healy --
24. Herbert and Donne / Helen Wilcox --
25. John Milton / Michael Lieu --
26. The eighteenth-century novel / Scott Robertson --
27. William Blake / Christopher Burdon --
28. Wordsworth and Coleridge / Simon Bainbridge --
29. George Eliot and Hardy / Norman Vance --
30. James Joyce / Valentine Cunningham --
31. Eliot, David Jones, and Auden / Stephen Medcalf --
32. Feminist revisioning / Heather Walton --
33. Cranmer and the collects / Donald Gray --
34. John Bunyan / Robert G. Collmer --
35. Bishop Butler / Lori Branch --
36. Keble and The Christian Year / Kirstie Blair --
37. John Henry Newman / Ian Ker --
38. Matthew Arnold / Luke Ferretter --
39. C.S. Lewis / Cath Filmer-Davies --
40. Liturgy as literature / Bridget Nichols --
41. Evil and the God of love / Eric Ziolkowski --
42. Death and the afterlife / Tina Pippin --
43. Pastoral tradition in religious poetry / David Scott --
44. The passion story in literature / Paul Fiddes --
45. Possibilities of redemption through the novel / Daniel Boscaljon --
46. Body and word / Alison Jasper --
47. Visions of heaven and hell / Elena Volkova --
48. Feminism and patriarchy / Pamela Sue Anderson --
49. Salvation --
personal and political / George Newlands --
50. The future of English literature and theology / Andrew Hass.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Handbook of English literature and theology
Oxford handbooks online.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Hass, David Jasper and Elisabeth Jay.
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"'The Oxford Handbook of English Literature and Theology' is a defining volume of essays in which leading international scholars apply an interdisciplinary approach to the long and evolving relationship between English Literature and Theology. The volume first offers a chronological account of key moments in the formation of the tradition; goes on to demonstrate literary ways of reading the Bible, theological ways of reading literature, and literary conceptions of theological texts; and finally explores the great themes that have preoccupied the Jewish and Christian traditions. Framing editorial essays describe the history, the cultural implications, and the methodological issues of this now popular interdisciplinary study, before speculating as to its possible futures in a postmodern, multicultural world."--Publisher description.

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