Over the centuries, Ecclesiastes has influenced a number of diverse areas of life and thought. Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries
assesses the fascinating effects of the book on the culture of the various times in religion, art, and social thought.
- Explores a fascinating range of Jewish and Christian readings
- Features engaging and unusual examples from art, music, literature and history: from Thackeray and Orwell, to Salvador Dali’s Illustrated Bible, to the inflammatory exposition of Ecclesiastes at the funeral of Queen Mary
- This is the third Old Testament volume published in the innovative Blackwell Bible Commentaries series
- The series is supported by a website at www.bbibcomm.net
Keywords: RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament REL006090