Teaching the Bible through Popular Culture and the Arts
Roncace, Mark and Patrick Gray, editors
Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007 pp. vi + 393. $37.95
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Description: This resource enables biblical studies instructors to facilitate engaging classroom experiences by drawing on the arts and popular culture. It offers brief overviews of hundreds of easily accessible examples of art, film, literature, music, and other media and outlines strategies for incorporating them effectively and concisely in the classroom. Although designed primarily for college and seminary courses on the Bible, the ideas can easily be adapted for classes such as “Theology and Literature” or “Religion and Art” as well as for nonacademic settings. This compilation is an invaluable resource for anyone who teaches the Bible.
Subjects: Bible, Literature
Review by Leonard Greenspoon
Citation: Leonard Greenspoon, review of Mark Roncace and Patrick Gray, eds., Teaching the Bible through Popular Culture and the Arts, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).
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