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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, 2009.
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A volume of essays in which scholars apply an interdisciplinary approach to the evolving relationship between English literature and theology, this work also offers a chronological account of key moments in the formation of the tradition, and explores great themes that have preoccupied the Jewish and Christian traditions.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Englisch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hass; David Jasper; Elisabeth Jay
ISBN: 9780199544486 0199544484 0199271976 9780199271979
OCLC Number: 251214261
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: xvii, 889 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 'Now and in England' / Elisabeth Jay --
The study of literature and theology / David Jasper --
Origins in the English tradition / Michael Fox --
Vernacular Bibles and prayer books / Lynne Long --
The Protestant and Catholic Reformations / Brian Cummings --
The Enlightenment / Rhodri Lewis --
Romanticism / Scott Masson --
The influence of German criticism / David E. Klemm --
The Victorians / T.R. Wright --
Modernism / Cleo McNelly Kearns --
Postmodernism / Kevin Hart --
The Bible as literature and sacred text / Peter S. Hawkins --
The Pentateuch / Tod Linafelt --
Judges / Timothy K. Beal --
Psalms / Alastair Hunter --
Song of songs / J. Cheryl Exum --
Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Job / Kirsten Nielsen --
Prophetic literature / Yvonne Sherwood --
The synoptic gospels / George Aichele --
The Gospel of John / Adele Reinhartz --
Apocalyptic literature / Christopher Rowland --
Langland and Chaucer / Nicholas Watson --
Shakespeare and Marlowe / Thomas Healy --
Herbert and Donne / Helen Wilcox --
John Milton / Michael Lieb. The eighteenth-century novel / Scott Robertson --
William Blake / Christopher Burdon --
Wordsworth and Coleridge / Simon Bainbridge --
George Eliot and Hardy / Norman Vance --
James Joyce / Valentine Cunningham --
Eliot, David Jones, and Auden / Stephen Medcalf --
Feminist revisioning / Heather Walton --
Cranmer and the collects / Donald Gray --
John Bunyan / Robert G. Collmer --
Bishop Butler / Lori Branch --
Keble and The Christian year / Kirstie Blair --
John Henry Newman / Ian Ker --
Matthew Arnold / Luke Ferretter --
C.S. Lewis / Cath Filmer-Davies --
Liturgy as literature / Bridget Nichols --
Evil and the God of love / Eric Ziolkowski --
Death and the afterlife / Tina Pippin --
Pastoral tradition in religious poetry / David Scott --
The passion story in literature / Paul Fiddes --
Possibilities of redemption through the novel / Daniel Boscaljon --
Body and word / Alison Jasper --
Visions of heaven and hell / Elena Volkova --
Feminism and patriarchy / Pamela Sue Anderson --
Salvation: personal and political / George Newlands --
The future of English literature and theology / Andrew Hass.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Hass, David Jasper and Elisabeth Jay.


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.  Read more...


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...illuminating ... this Handbook ... will be useful, not just to specialists in the subject, but to many others as well. * Richard Harries, The Church Times * The Handbook offers a sense of what Read more...

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