By Eric Ziolkowski
This first quantity of a two-volume guide treats a difficult, principally missed topic on the crossroads of numerous educational fields: religious study, reception historical past of the Bible, and folklore stories or folkloristics. The instruction manual examines the reception of the Bible in verbal folklores of other cultures worldwide. this primary quantity, whole with a basic creation, specializes in biblically-derived characters, stories, motifs, and different parts in Jewish (Mizrahi, Sephardi, Ashkenazi), Romance (French, Romanian), German, Nordic/Scandinavian, British, Irish, Slavic (East, West, South), and Islamic folkloric traditions. the amount contributes to the certainty of the Hebrew Bible/Old testomony, the recent testomony, and numerous pseudepigraphic and apocryphal scriptures, and to their interpretation and elaboration through folks commentators of other faiths. The e-book additionally illuminates the improvement, artistry, and “migration” of folktales; opens new parts for research within the reception heritage of the Bible; and provides insights into the preferred dimensions of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim groups world wide, specifically relating to how the holy scriptures have educated these groups’ renowned imaginations.
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A Handbook of Biblical Reception in Jewish, European Christian, and Islamic Folklores: A Handbook of Biblical Reception in Jewish, European Christian, ... of the Bible and Its Reception (HBR)) by Eric Ziolkowski