'Imagining' Biblical Worlds: Studies in Spatial, Social and Historical Constructs in Honour of James W. Flanagan

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James W. Flanagan, David M. Gunn, Paula McNutt
A&C Black, Jan 1, 2003 - Religion - 336 pages
The essays in this volume address the interface between biblical studies, archaeology, sociology and cultural anthropology, celebrating the pioneering work of James Flanagan. In particular, this collection explores various ways in which the real ancient world is constructed by the modern critical reader with the aid of various theoretical and practical tools.The contributors to this volume have all been involved with Flanagan and his projects during his academic career and the essays carry forward the important interdisciplinary agendas he has encouraged. Part One deals with his recent interest in spatiality and Part Two with social and historical constructs.This book in James Flanagan's honour represents a significant statement of research in an area of biblical and historical research that is increasingly important yet surprisingly under-represented.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Select Bibliography
10
SPATIAL CONSTRUCTS
13
SOCIAL AND HISTORICAL CONSTRUCTS
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Dr. David M. Gunn is A.A. Bradford Professor of Religion at the Texas Christian University. 'Paula McNutt is Professor in the Department of Religious Studies, Canisius College, New York.

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