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Perspectives on the Passion : encountering the Bible through the arts

Author: Christine E Joynes; Nancy Ann Macky
Publisher: London : T & T Clark, 2008.
Series: Library of New Testament studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Takes into account biblical interpreters, writers, artists and composers to address the theme of the reception history of the passion narratives. This volume highlights the varying cultural contexts  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine E Joynes; Nancy Ann Macky
ISBN: 9780567033628 0567033627
OCLC Number: 277275059
Description: xviii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction - Dr Christine Joynes (University of Oxford, UK); 'Effective History' and Art: A Hermeneutical Study with Examples from the Passion Narrative - Prof. Ulrich Luz (University of Bern, Switzerland); He Who Hesitates is Human: Literary Portrayals of the Gesthemane 'Moment' - Prof. Peter Hawkins (Boston University, USA); The Transforming Power of the Cross - Prof. Timothy Gorringe (University of Exeter, UK); The Passion in Early Christian Art - Prof. Robin Jensen (Vanderbilt University, USA); From Nativity to Resurrection: Musical and Exegetical Resonances in the Good Friday Chants Domine audiui and Qui habitat - Dr Emma Hornby (University of Durham, UK); In Persona Mariae: Singing the Song of Songs as a Passion Commentary - Dr William Flynn (University of Leeds, UK); Emblem and Irony: Passion Narrative in Post-Reformation Hymnody - Prof. J.R. Watson (University of Durham, UK); Christian Cannibalism and Human(e) Sacrifice: The Passion and the Conversion of the Aztecs - Prof. Jaime Lara (Yale University, USA); The Mass and the Stage: Sacrifice and Murder in Othello - Prof. Regina Schwartz (Northwestern University, USA); Bad Friday - Sara Maitland (freelance author); Afterword - Prof. Nancy Macky (Westminster College, Pennsylvania, USA).
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Joynes with Nancy Macky.


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Mention -Book News, February 2009 "An enormously worthwhile volume" - The Glass Review in International Review of Biblical Studies, vol. 54:2007/08 Reviewed in International Journal for the Study of Read more...

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