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17 edition of The Bible as theatre found in the catalog.

The Bible as theatre

by Shimon Levy

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Sussex Academic Press in Brighton, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible as literature,
  • Theater -- Religious aspects,
  • Narration in the Bible,
  • Religion and drama,
  • Religion in drama

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-265) and index.

    StatementShimon Levy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1650.B3 L48 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 274 p. ;
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL48072M
    ISBN 101898723508, 1898723516
    LC Control Number99048949

      The church is so much more than a building. Take a look at the Early Church to learn how we, the people, are the church. Acts , Acts Sixty-Six Books. Sixty-Six Books was a set of plays premiered at the Bush Theatre in , to mark the theatre's reopening on a new site and the th anniversary of the King James Version. It drew its title from the 66 books of the Bible.

    The best-selling book in history remains one of the most controversial. Revered by Christians as God's holy Word, the Bible spans centuries of history, contains a variety of literary styles and culminates in the person of Jesus Christ. J.B. is a play written in free verse by American playwright and poet Archibald MacLeish and is a modern retelling of the story of the biblical figure Job – hence the title: J.B./Job. The play went through several incarnations before it was finally published. MacLeish began the work in as a one-act production but within three years had expanded it to a full three-act by: 6.

      Annette O’Toole is an atheist and a biblical scholar in "The Good Book" at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Alessandra Mello/Berkeley Repertory Theatre Keith Nobbs embarks on an unlikely quest to. (shelved 2 times as biblical-criticism) avg rating — 3, ratings — published Want to Read saving.


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Although the Old Testament has been thoroughly analysed as literature, and many of its highly dramatic chapters, stories, poetry and prophecies have been adapted for theatre, THE BIBLE AS THEATRE has hardly been dealt with.

As a "threshold-medium", ancient theatre hovered between the holy and the by: 46 Bible Verses about Theater. 1 Corinthians ESV / 15 helpful votes. Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ. Now I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions even as I delivered them to you.

The Bible as Theatre. Parts of the Bible, such as the Book of Job, have long been regarded as dramatic texts on a par with a Greek tragedy. But Shimon Levy's approach opens up.

Summary: Although the Old Testament has been thoroughly analyzed as literature, and many of its highly dramatic chapters, stories, poetry and prophecies have been adapted for theatre, the Bible as Theatre has hardly been dealt with.

As a "threshold-medium", ancient theatre hovered between the holy and the profane. Religious dance, however, is found in the OT (Exod ; 2 Sam ), and the Books of Job and Song of Solomon are cast in dramatic dialogue form.

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