Lecture Notes - Lit in Time Tut 2

Lecture Notes - Lit in Time Tut 2 - Genesis: Chapters 1-32...

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Genesis: Chapters 1-32 11/10/2010 13:52:00 Themes: The Problem of Evil The Possibility of Redemption The Virtue of Faith Motifs: The Covenant Geography Symbols: The Fertile Ground The Ark of the Covenant Similarities with The Odyssey – people’s relationships with God. Pace of the narrative – Chapter 5 lists generations, family tree. Unbroken link in the chain going back to Adam. Creation story is a beautiful piece of poetic writing. (Although not verse) Significance of King James Bible? Scripture is suddenly made accessible for all – one can take it anywhere with them and diminishes the power of clergymen as one can make their own decisions and interpretations about it as it is no longer written in Latin. We have authorship. King James Bible – King is God’s representative on earth.
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2010 for the course ENG ENGL111 taught by Professor Dinahbirch during the Fall '10 term at University of Liverpool.

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