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The Bible in the Public Square: Its Enduring Influence in American Life
Mark A. Chancey (Editor), Carol Meyers (Editor), Eric M. Meyers (Editor)

ISBN 158983982X
Status Available
Price: $44.95
Binding Hardback
Publication Date July, 2014
Pages 230
   

Explore perceptions and interpretations of scripture in American politics, identity, popular culture, and public education

Essays from the perspectives of American history, the history of ideas, film studies, visual studies, cultural studies, education, and church-state studies provide essential research for those interested in the intersection of the Bible and American culture.

Features:

  • Ten essays and an introduction present research from professors of biblical studies, Judaism, English, and history
  • Articles relevant to scholars, students, and the general public
  • Analysis of the tensions in American society regarding the Bible and its role in public life.

Mark A. Chancey is Professor of Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He is the author of Greco-Roman Culture and the Galilee of Jesus (Cambridge University Press).

Carol Meyers is Mary Grace Wilson Professor of Religion at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She is the author of numerous works including Discovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context (Oxford University Press).

Eric M. Meyers is Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor of Judaic Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He is the editor of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East (Oxford University Press).

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