Mapping Myths of Biblical Interpretation

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Walsh explores the role that myth has played in the interpretation of the Bible. He sees myth as an empowering, structuring story used either for good or ill and either consciously or unconsciously controlling our world views. Walsh looks for both the empowerment and the marginalization effected by myth as he follows the word through its myriad meanings ('Grasping Proteus'), its use in various disciplines ('Procrustean Mythographers'), its distinctive uses in biblical interpretation ('Mything the Bible'), and, finally, the ...

Mapping Myths of Biblical Interpretation 2001, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781841272054

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Mapping Myths of Biblical Interpretation 2001, Sheffield Academic Press

ISBN-13: 9781841272047

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