And God Said What?: An Introduction to Biblical Literary Forms
And God Said What?: An Introduction to Biblical Literary Forms

And God Said What?: An Introduction to Biblical Literary Forms

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Author: Margaret Nutting Ralph

Edition: Revised

Number Of Pages: 320

Publisher: Paulist Press

Release Date: 02-01-2003

Details: This revised edition of the best selling And God Said What? introduces readers to the importance of understanding the various literary forms that appear in Scripture: myth, legend, debate, fiction, Gospel, parable, allegory, letter and apocalypse. Each genre is clearly defined, and the importance of understanding genre in order to find meaning is explored in relation to many well-known biblical passages: Samson, Lot's wife, Jonah, puzzling parables, 666, and many more. Written by an experienced teacher who has listened carefully to her students' questions, this book is an invaluable help to those who want to understand the revelation contained in the old and new covenants.

This revised edition contains:

--an additional 100 pages.
--includes Psalms, the infancy narratives and miracle stories.
--continues the author's engaging, accessible style.

EAN: 9780809141296

Package Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.0 x 0.9 inches