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The Bible and the comic vision

by J. William Whedbee

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Wit and humor in the Bible.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-300) and indexes.

    StatementJ. William Whedbee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1199.W58 W44 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL674798M
    ISBN 100521495075
    LC Control Number97020970

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The Bible and the comic vision by J. William Whedbee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description Apart from the occasional recognition of comic forms or motifs in biblical dress, the vast majority of interpreters have usually discounted or even disdained the possibility of the Bible having any significant place for the comic vision.

This book attempts to make amends for this short-sighted, prejudicial perspective/5(2). Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between attack and affirmation, corrective and celebration, ridicule and revel." Here Whedbee reveals the subtle uses of parody and satire to subversive effect in six biblical by: This insightful work The Bible and the comic vision book the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament.

Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between attack and affirmation, corrective and celebration, ridicule and revel." Here Whedbee reveals the subtle uses of parody and satire to subversive effect in six biblical books.4/5.

This insightful work examines the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament. Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between attack and affirmation, corrective and celebration, ridicule and revel." Here Whedbee reveals the subtle uses of parody and satire to Price: $ This insightful work examines the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament.

Biblical comedy unveils 'a comic vision that oscillates between attack and affirmation, corrective and celebration, ridicule and revel.' Here Whedbee reveals the subtle uses of parody and satire to subversive effect in six biblical : This insightful work examines the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament.

Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between attack and affirmation, corrective and celebration, ridicule and revel." Here Whedbee reveals the subtle uses of parody and satire to subversive effect in six biblical books/5(2). The Bible and the Comic Vision.

This book explores the place of comedy in the Hebrew Bible. It shows how the comic vision plays a profound and pervasive role in such central biblical books as Genesis, Exodus, Esther, Jonah, Job and the Song of Songs.5/5(2). This study explores in a comprehensive and provocative way the presence of comedy in the Hebrew Scriptures.

Apart from the occasional recognition of comic forms or motifs in biblical dress, the vast majority of interpreters have usually discounted or even disdained the possibility of the Bible having any significant place for the comic vision.

This book attempts to make amends for this short. This insightful work examines the variety of ways that comedy is employed in the Old Testament. Exploring the depths of a seldom-noticed aspect of biblical literature, this book reveals the subtle uses of parody and satire to subversive effect in six biblical books.

Synopsis This insightful work examines the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament. Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between attack and affirmation, corrective and celebration, ridicule and revel." Here Whedbee reveals the subtle uses of parody and satire to subversive effect in six biblical books.

This insightful work examines the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament. Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between attack and affirmation, corrective and celebration, ridicule and revel." Here Whedbee reveals the subtle uses of parody and satire to subversive effect in six biblical books.

The Bible and the Comic Vision by J William Whedbee starting at $ The Bible and the Comic Vision has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low. Whedbee offers just such an experience in his readings of segments from the Hebrew Bible in light of the comic vision.

He demonstrates that aspects of the comic, taken in the expansive and encompassing definition he gives it, shape a variety of texts in the Hebrew Bible. The Bible in comic book form is a contemporary example of the artist’s translation of words into pictures.

Some Bible comics are done in collaboration with other artists or with churches, while others are creations of a single artist following a personal vision.

The Bible and the Comic Vision. William Whedbee The Bible and the Comic Vision J. William Whedbee This insightful work examines the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament.

Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between attack and affirmation, corrective and celebration, ridicule and revel.".

Introduction: An Anatomy of Comedy in the Bible --The Genesis of Comedy-the Comedy of Genesis --The Comedy of Creation (Genesis ) --Domestic Comedy in the Household of Faith (Genesis ) --The Drive to Comic Regeneration --Liberation and Laughter: Exodus and Esther --Jonah as Joke --The Comedy of Job --Paradox and Parody in the Song of.

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Description This insightful work examines the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament. Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between attack and affirmation, corrective and celebration, ridicule and revel." Here Whedbee reveals the subtle uses of parody and satire to subversive effect in six biblical books.

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The Bible and the Comic Vision, by J. William Whedbee. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. $ The first challenge to the reader of this masterly study is to overcome one's preconceptions about the term "comic" in the title.

After years of searching for engaging resources to connect youth and children to the Bible, Ayris founded Kingstone in with the vision to provide exciting and engaging comics, graphic novels, animation, films and cutting-edge entertainment to unite the Scriptures with the hearts of children, teens and adults.A careful study of these types reveals the comic programs of biblical authors: "the Holy Book we call the Bible revels in a profoundly ambivalent laughter, a divine and human laughter that by turns is both mocking and joyous, subversive and celebrative, and finally a laughter that results in an exuberant and transformative comic vision" (p.

5). From the creation of the world and the great flood to the Book of Revelation, a volume, 2,page comic-book version of the entire Bible is in the works in America – "the most complete.