Holy Writ As Oral Lit: The Bible As Folklore

January 14, 1999|
Holy Writ As Oral Lit: The Bible As Folklore by Alan Dundes
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With great reverence for the Bible, Dundes offers a new and exciting way to resolve some of the mysteries and contradictions that evolved during the Bible''s pre-written legacy and that persists today. Using his expert knowledge of folklore, Dundes unearths and contracts multiple versions of nearly every major biblical event, including the creation of women, the flood, the ten commandments, the Sermon on the Mount, the Lord''s Prayer, and the inscription on the Cross.
Anthropologist and folklorist Alan Dundes was born in 1934 in New York City. He received his BA in English in 1955 and his MAT in English in 1958, both from Yale University. He received his Ph.D in Folklore from Indiana University in 1962 and in 1963 he joined the teaching staff at the University of California, Berkley. He wrote over 2...
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Title:Holy Writ As Oral Lit: The Bible As Folklore
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:140 pages, 9.04 X 6.04 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:140 pages, 9.04 X 6.04 X 0.45 in
Published:January 14, 1999
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780847691982

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