Everyday Biblical Literacy: The Essential Guide to Biblical Allusions in Art, Literature and Life

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Examines 750 common Biblical references and what they've come to represent in today's culture through art, literature, song and common phrasesUser friendly format -- arranged alphabetically (from Aaron's rod to Zion)What do we mean when we call a woman a Jezebel? What exactly was a scapegoat? Why was a fast-and-furious driver called Jehu? In a more literate (and Bible-conscious) age, most people knew the source of these and hundreds of other names, phrases, and images. Artists and writers could assume their audiences would ...

Everyday Biblical Literacy: The Essential Guide to Biblical Allusions in Art, Literature and Life 2007, Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati, OH

ISBN-13: 9781582974606

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