The Bible and Literature: A Reader
November 2007, ©1999, Wiley-Blackwell
Biblical and Literary Criticism: A History of Interaction: Stephen Prickett.
Literary Readings of the Bible: Trends in Modern Criticism: David Jasper.
Stephen Prickett is Regius Professor of English Literature at Glasgow University. Co-editor of the World's Classics Bible, his books include Reading the Text: Biblical Criticism and Literature (1991), Words and 'The Word': Language, poetics and biblical interpretation (1986), Origins of Narrative: The Romantic Appropriation of the Bible (1996). He is a member of the editorial board of Literature and Theology.
* Offers students the opportunity to study the intertextual relations between literature and the bible.
* Contains a section of additional suggested reading and a full bibliography.
"Each biblical passage is carefully introduced, and there is a bibliography for each section. An excellent book!" International Review of Biblical Studies
"A welcome addition to our resources at a time when there is an increasing emphasis on literary reading and narrative theology." Journal for the Study of the Old Testament