aeo Provides an accessible introduction to the study of the biblea s importance for Western literature. aeo Offers students the opportunity to study the intertextual relations between literature and the bible. aeo Contains a section of additional suggested reading and a full bibliography.
David Jasper is Professor in Theology at Glasgow University, Director of the Centre for the Study of Literature and Theology at Glasgow, and general editor of Literature and Theology and International Journal of Theory, Criticism and Culture. He has published widely in the fields of theology and literature. Stephen Prickett is Regius Professor of English Literature at Glasgow University. Co--editor of the Worlda s Classics Bible, his books include Reading the Text: Biblical Criticism and Literature (1991), Words and a The Worda : Language, poetics and biblical interpretation (1986), Origins of Narrative: The Romantic Appropriation of the Bible (1996). He is a member of the editorial board of Literature and Theology.