ISBN: 978-0-8264-2841-7, 0-8264-2841-X
Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Continuum International Publishing Group
Количество страниц: 256
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"Jesus in Twentieth Century Literature, Art, and Movies" presents a context for discussing the continuing treatments of Jesus by creative writers and artists in our culture. This wide-ranging edited collection provides not only an opportunity to explore competing versions of humanity, but also to engage in a responsible discourse that crosses conventional cultural boundaries. It is evident that a wide variety of sometimes competing models of Jesus have emerged-and with many of these, perspectives of religious faith, biblical scholarship, and critical theology can be effectively engaged. Most of the essays in the collection are grouped in pairs, with each pair focusing on a general theme. The book opens with essays on two novels, one each by Nino Ricci and Norman Mailer; in very different ways, they each deal with "Modern Uses of Biblical Exegesis." The second cluster deals with "Antithetical Treatments of Marxism" in novels by Jose Saramago and Mikhail Bulgakov. The third group...