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  1. Translating Scripture for Sound and Performance

    James A. Maxey, Ernst Wendland

    Cascade / NOV 2012

    The various studies presented in this anthology underscore the foundational matter of translation in biblical studies as understood from the specific perspective of Biblical Performance Criticism.... read more »
  2. The Story of Naomi--The Book of Ruth

    Terry Giles, William J. Doan

    Cascade / JAN 2016

    The book of Ruth is probably best known as a romantic love story that, through the expression of loving devotion, overcomes tragedy and ends with the founding of the most famous family in all of... read more »
  3. The Oral Ethos of the Early Church

    Joanna Dewey

    Cascade / OCT 2013

    To experience the gospel message as first-century people heard it is to move into an oral world, one with very little reliance on manuscripts. The essays in this book explore this oral world and... read more »
  4. The Messiah of Peace

    Thomas E. Boomershine

    Cascade / JUN 2015

    The telling of Mark's story of Jesus as the Messiah of peace in the decades following the Roman-Judean war announced a third way forward for Diaspora Judeans other than warfare against or... read more »
  5. The Interface of Orality and Writing

    Annette Weissenrieder, Robert B. Coote

    Cascade / OCT 2015

    How did the visual, the oral, and the written interrelate in antiquity? The essays in this collection address the competing and complementary roles of visual media, forms of memory, oral... read more »
  6. The Case for Mark Composed in Performance

    Antoinette Wire, David Rhoads

    Cascade / JAN 2011

    Is it possible to make a case that the Gospel of Mark was not composed by a single man from scattered accounts but in a process of people's telling Jesus' story over several decades? And what can... read more »
  7. The Bible in Ancient and Modern Media

    Holly Hearon, Philip Ruge-Jones, et al.…

    Cascade / JAN 2009

    This cutting-edge volume has been brought together in honor of Thomas Boomershine, author, scholar, storyteller, innovator. The particular occasion inviting this recognition of his work is the... read more »
  8. Text and Tradition in Performance and Writing

    Richard A. Horsley

    Cascade / NOV 2013

    Embedded in modern print culture, biblical scholars have been projecting the assumptions and concepts of print culture onto the texts they interpret. In the ancient world from which those texts... read more »
  9. Sound Matters

    Margaret E. Lee

    Cascade / NOV 2018

    Sound matters. The New Testament’s first audiences were listeners, not readers. They heard its compositions read aloud and understood their messages as linear streams of sound. To understand... read more »
  10. Performance Criticism of the Pauline Letters

    Bernhard Oestreich

    Cascade / OCT 2016

    Receiving a letter from Paul was a major event in the early churches. Given the orally oriented culture of the time, a letter was designed to be read out loud in front of an audience. The document... read more »

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