The Bible as the root of Western literature stories, poems, and parables

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The College of William and Mary professor, Adam Potkay delivers a course that will provide listeners with a literary and historical overview of the Bible from its opening in Genesis to its ending in the Book of Revelation, and also with a sense of some of the ways in which the Bible has influenced the literary traditions of the West. 2003.

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(6 hrs., 50 min.) : sound.
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14 lectures.
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Adam Potkay.
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Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 2003.
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 2011, p2003. 9781461814696
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Authorship and style in the Torah
Cain and Abel in story, theology and literary history
Icons and iconoclasm: from Moses to Milton
The story of King David, or the varieties of love
The song of Solomon: the poetry of sacred and profane love
Psalms: the poetry of praise and supplication
Proverbs: the way to wisdom
The Book of Job: the problem of evil and the aesthetics of the sublime
Ecclesiasties and the questioning of wisdom
Isaiah and prophecy
Typology: the life of Christ as fulfillment of the Old Testament
Parables: the form of Jesus' preaching
Paul: the letter and the spirit of the law
The Book of Revelation and the symmetry of the Christian Bible.
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