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

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

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ISBN-13: 9780847691982
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/14/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 140
Sales rank: 897,587
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Alan Dundes is known as one of the world's leading authorities on folklore. In more than 30 books he has unveiled the meanings in the oral traditions of many cultures. He lives in Berkeley, where he is professor of anthropology and folklore at the University of California.

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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