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The Bible as Literature, Part 1

Video

Treating the "Bible" as a collection of literary masterpieces, this film skillfully weaves together paintings, sculpture, music, and drama to renact the stories of the Creation, the Expulsion, the Murder of Abel, Noah's Ark, the Fall of Jericho, David's killing of Goliath, Moses and the Ten Commandments, and the Tale of Suzanna. The film discusses the influence of the King James version of the Bible on the development of the English language and literature.

Note: This is part 1 of a series of 2 parts.


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Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Streaming video

  • Release date: February 3, 2009
  • Duration: 00:26:36
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Instructional

    Languages

    English

    Treating the "Bible" as a collection of literary masterpieces, this film skillfully weaves together paintings, sculpture, music, and drama to renact the stories of the Creation, the Expulsion, the Murder of Abel, Noah's Ark, the Fall of Jericho, David's killing of Goliath, Moses and the Ten Commandments, and the Tale of Suzanna. The film discusses the influence of the King James version of the Bible on the development of the English language and literature.

    Note: This is part 1 of a series of 2 parts.


    Expand title description text