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The Bible as Literature, Part 2

Video

This film examines Joshua, Samuel, and Kings as historical documents, the Book of Proverbs as lyric poetry, and the Prophetical Books as protest literature. The film concludes with a sensitive dramatization of the story of Job, which asks the timeless moral question: What is man's solution to the problem of evil? Students will appreciate the universality of the Bible as a major source of themes for literature and the fine arts.

Note: This is part 2 of a series of 2 parts.


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Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Streaming video

  • Release date: February 3, 2009
  • Duration: 00:23:50
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Instructional

    Languages

    English

    This film examines Joshua, Samuel, and Kings as historical documents, the Book of Proverbs as lyric poetry, and the Prophetical Books as protest literature. The film concludes with a sensitive dramatization of the story of Job, which asks the timeless moral question: What is man's solution to the problem of evil? Students will appreciate the universality of the Bible as a major source of themes for literature and the fine arts.

    Note: This is part 2 of a series of 2 parts.


    Expand title description text