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The Old Testament as Political Fiction?

Bigger, Stephen (2011) The Old Testament as Political Fiction? In: Swindon Philosophical Society., 14.10.2011, Swindon, Wiltshire. (Unpublished)

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The evidence for assuming that Old Testament ‘history’ gives a picture of real people and real events should be treated with extreme caution. The process of writing and re-editing (‘redaction’) is complex with each layer meeting contemporary socio-political needs.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: Old Testament, literary history, Bible, canon
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BM Judaism
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BS The Bible
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Education
Copyright Info: Copyright with author.
Depositing User: Stephen Bigger
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2011 14:07
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2024 14:06

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