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By Eric S. Christianson

Over the centuries, Ecclesiastes has stimulated a number of and various facets of lifestyles and idea. Ecclesiastes throughout the Centuries assesses the results of the e-book at the tradition of a number of the instances in non secular, inventive, and social contexts.

  • Presents an leading edge, reception heritage method of the learn of Ecclesiastes, via tracing its impact on faith, tradition, literature, paintings, and social thought
  • Explores a desirable variety of Jewish and Christian readings
  • Features attractive and weird examples from paintings, song, literature and heritage: from Thackeray and Orwell, to Salvador Dali’s Illustrated Bible, to the inflammatory exposition of Ecclesiastes on the funeral of Queen Mary
  • Published within the leading edge Blackwell Bible Commentaries sequence; for additional info stopover at the sequence site at www.bbibcomm.net

 

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