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Isaaks Opferung (Gen 22) in den Konfessionen und Medien der frühen Neuzeit
Steiger, Johann Anselm and Ulrich Heinen, editors

Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006 pp. xv + 821. €157.01

Series Information
Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte, 101


Description: “The sacrificing of Isaac” (Genesis 22) was subjected to intensive interpretation by the various religious denominations in the early modern age. The contributors to this volume are historians from the fields of exegesis, art, literature and music; they focus on the wide variety of texts and media genres in which the story is represented (commentary, disputation, sermon, theatrical play, devotional guide, meditation landscape, altar tableau, sacred poem inter alia) and demonstrate what part the stage, painting, sculpture and sacred music played in the interpretation of the biblical text.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pentateuch, Genesis, Literature

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Review by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer
Published 7/19/2008
Citation: Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer, review of Johann Anselm Steiger and Ulrich Heinen, eds., Isaaks Opferung (Gen 22) in den Konfessionen und Medien der frühen Neuzeit, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


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