The Bible in the Public Square: Its Enduring Influence in American Life

The Bible in the Public Square: Its Enduring Influence in American Life

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Overview

Biblical themes, pervasive in American culture, are utilized for many artistic, ideological, and religious ends. These essays explore perceptions and interpretations of scripture in key spheres of American culture, including politics, conceptions of American identity, popular culture, and public education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589839816
Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature
Publication date: 07/21/2014
Series: Biblical Scholarship in North America , #27
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Mark A. Chancey is Professor of Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He is the author of Greco-Roman Culture and the Galilee of Jesus and The Myth of a Gentile Galilee (both from Cambridge University Press).

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