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Prophets, Performance, and Power

Performance Criticism of the Hebrew Bible

Prophets, Performance, and Power( )
Author: Doan, William
Giles, Terry
ISBN:978-0-567-02680-4
Publication Date:Oct 2005
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Imprint:T&T Clark
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $58.95
Book Description:

-Provides the first ever use of performance criticism to analyze Old Testament, or biblical, texts. -Shows that prophetic activity, especially Amos, functions as drama and theater in the same way that Oedipus does. -Offers to general readers a new way of reading and thinking about the Old Testament prophets. Embedded in portions of the biblical text are performance modes of thought that preserve a pre-literary way of thinking that can be analyzed through performance analysis. Even as...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament
Business & Economics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.44 Inches
Book Weight:0.63 Pounds



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