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Exodus Through the Centuries. Selected type: Hardcover. Added to Your Shopping Cart. View on Wiley Online Library. This is a dummy description. This bible commentary looks at how Exodus has influenced and has been influenced by history, religion, politics, the arts and other forms of culture over the ages.
A bible commentary tracing the reception history of Exodus from Old Testament times, through the Patristic and Reformation periods, to the present day. Considers the ways in which Exodus has influenced and has been influenced by history, religion, politics, the arts and other forms of culture in Jewish, Christian and secular settings. Looks at how Exodus has served as a tool of liberation and tyranny in a variety of settings.
Shows how Exodus has been used to shape the identities of individuals and groups. Discusses the works of current and past poets, musicians, film-makers, authors and artists influenced by Exodus. Addresses uses of Exodus related to American and European history such as the Glorious Revolution, colonialism, the American Revolution, Civil War, Civil Rights Movement, African-Americans, and Native Americans, as well as uses by prominent and little-known historical figures Considers the impact of the Ten Commandments and other laws, in legal, political and religious contexts.
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ISBN 13: 9780631235248
View all copies of this ISBN edition:. Synopsis About this title The Book of Joshua contains some of the best known characters and images in the Bible, such as Joshua himself, Rahab, the Walls of Jericho that "came tumblin' down," and the miracle of the sun standing still at Gibeon, each of them with a long and fascinating reception history, each of them used in diverse causes and interpreted from different vantage points down the centuries.
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- Exodus through the centuries by Scott M. Langston
A feast for historians of Western culture! Langston, in which the author shows the varying ways in which this key book has been understood, not least by liberation movements down the centuries. Truly a commentary with a difference, offering much illustrative material. This book is recommended for all serious students of scripture.
Langston fills a gap.
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