Folklore in the Ancient Near East
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Folklore in the Ancient Near East
Folklore in the Ancient Near East Surveys efforts to evaluate ancient Near Eastern texts (especially the Old Testament) through the lens of modern folklore studies.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Folklore in the Ancient Near East
FOLKLORE IN THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST. This article will examine how the concept of “folklore” has been applied to the literature of the ANE.A. TerminologyB. Comparative Method1. Comparison with Ancient Cultures2. Comparison with Postbiblical Literatures3. Comparison with Islamic Cultures in the Near
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
FOLKLORE IN BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION. To paraphrase a question posed by the great biblical scholar Hermann Gunkel, “What has the Bible to do with folklore?” For contemporary westerners the term folklore evokes certain types of activity and artistic creations-perhaps the music of the Appalachians or the
The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media
Folklore/Folkloristics Folkloristics is the study of folklore. Folklore, however, like many categories of communication and human behaviour, is difficult to define precisely—Funk and Wagnalls’ classic Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend, for example, listed nineteen different definitions