'...And So They Went Out': The Lives of Adam and Eve as Cultural Transformative Story (Ubc Studies in Religion)


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The phrase "and so they went out" is often used to describe the departure of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden. Yet it also aptly describes the many versions of the stories of Adam and Eve as they began to circulate about the turn of the Common Era: they too "went out", and the appearance of these stories in multiple versions and languages attests both to their widespread popularity and to their ongoing appeal in the ancient world. Nor is their appeal confined to antiquity-these stories continue to fascinate, and the various versions of the apocryphal "Books of Adam and Eve" have begun to command considerable attention in the academic world. Thus far, the scholarly community has concentrated principally on the complex tradition-history of these texts, their date, provenance and language. But the process of the reshaping and transformation of the stories within the "Books of Adam and Eve" has not yet been thoroughly studied. This book sets out to redress this imbalance by focusing primarily upon conceptual, literary, and thematic issues. By making use contemporary critical methods such as literary-critical analysis, ritual theory, and social-scientific taxonomy, the book explores how these stories represent a profound transformation and reshaping of ancient attitudes to gender, body, sexuality, sin, social hierarchies, and human aspirations.

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Manufacturer:
T&T Clark
Category:
Judaism
MPN:
9780567026798
Release Date:
2010-04-15
EAN:
9780567026798
ISBN:
0567026795
Edition:
1
Author:
Array
Publisher:
T&T Clark
Publication Date:
2010-04-15
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
1 pounds
Item Size:
0.63 x 9 x 6 inches
Package Weight:
0.97 pounds
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6.22 x 0.79 x 9.21 inches

 


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