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Pauline Images in Fiction & Film

Larry J Kreitzer

Pauline Images in Fiction & Film

Larry J Kreitzer

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"This is Dr. Kreitzer's third study in the Biblical Seminar Series in which the connections between biblical texts, classic works of literature, and cinematic interpretations of those works of literature are explored. The aim is to illuminate both the New Testament texts and facets of contemporary culture through a cross-disciplinary approach. The studies discuss a wide variety of theological themes, including shipwreck and salvation, eschatology, eucharistic imagery, and liberation and slavery."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Here Dr Kreitzer explores the connections between biblical texts, classic works of literature, and cinematic interpretations of those works. The aim is to illuminate both the New Testament texts and facets of contemporary culture through a cross-disciplinary approach. This volume contains studies of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, Bram Stoker's Dracula, and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, all of which are set against the backdrop of images drawn from the Pauline epistles. The studies discuss a wide variety of theological themes, including shipwreck and salvation, eschatology, eucharistic imagery, and liberation and slavery.


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"This is Dr. Kreitzer's third study in the Biblical Seminar Series in which the connections between biblical texts, classic works of literature, and cinematic interpretations of those works of literature are explored. The aim is to illuminate both the New Testament texts and facets of contemporary culture through a cross-disciplinary approach. The studies discuss a wide variety of theological themes, including shipwreck and salvation, eschatology, eucharistic imagery, and liberation and slavery."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Here Dr Kreitzer explores the connections between biblical texts, classic works of literature, and cinematic interpretations of those works. The aim is to illuminate both the New Testament texts and facets of contemporary culture through a cross-disciplinary approach. This volume contains studies of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, Bram Stoker's Dracula, and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, all of which are set against the backdrop of images drawn from the Pauline epistles. The studies discuss a wide variety of theological themes, including shipwreck and salvation, eschatology, eucharistic imagery, and liberation and slavery.

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Meet the Author

Larry J Kreitzer

Larry J. Kreitzer is a Fellow and Tutor of New Testament at Regent's Park College, Oxford. He also holds a Research Lectureship within the Faulty of Theology at the University of Oxford. He is a member of the Society of New Testament Studies and serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal for the Study of the New Testament. He is married to Dr Deborah W. Rooke, Lecturer in Old Testament Studies at King's College, London. Both are members of New Road Baptist Church, Oxford.

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  • Catalogue Code 138255
  • Product Code 1850759332
  • EAN 9781850759331
  • Pages 263
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Sheffield Academic Press
  • Publication Date Mar 1999
  • Dimensions 230 x 162 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.381kg

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