Holy Writ as Oral Lit: The Bible as Folklore / Edition 1

Holy Writ as Oral Lit: The Bible as Folklore / Edition 1

by Alan Dundes, Rowman & Littlefield
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0847691985

ISBN-13: 9780847691982

Pub. Date: 01/14/1999

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847691982
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/14/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Folklore? Chapter 2 Written Folklore Chapter 3 Previous Studies of Folklore and the Bible Chapter 4 The Bible as Folklore: Variation in Number, Name and Sequence Chapter 5 Variation in Number Chapter 6 Variation in Name Chapter 7 Variation in Sequence Chapter 8 More Duplicate Texts Chapter 9 The Ten Commandments Chapter 10 The Lord’s Prayer Chapter 11 Still More Duplicate Texts Chapter 12 Conclusion Chapter 13 Bibliography Chapter 14 Index

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