By Timothy K. Beal,David Gunn
Reading Bibles, Writing Bodies crosses barriers. It questions our so much basic assumptions concerning the Bible. It exhibits how religious study can enjoy the mainstream of Western highbrow discourse, throwing up totally new questions and delivering dazzling solutions. available, enticing and relocating simply among conception and the studying of particular texts, this quantity is an exhilarating contribution to modern biblical and cultural studies.
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Reading Bibles, Writing Bodies: Identity and The Book (Biblical Limits) by Timothy K. Beal,David Gunn