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The Bible as Literature

Year: 1989, 39 mins
Code: GA-Bib

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Through art, drama and analysis, this program shows the Old & New Testament origins of many contemporary literary forms, styles & devices. Students will discover elements of the short story, biography, fable, adventure, tragedy, parable and novel in the tales of Cain and Abel, Joseph, Balaam and the Ass, David and Goliath, Job, the Good Samaritan and the book of Esther. They also note the use of poetic devices in Genesis, the Psalms, The Book of Revelation and the tales of David and Noah.

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