2 edition of Bible folk-lore found in the catalog.
Rogers, James E. Thorold
|Statement||by the author of "Rabbi Jeshua".|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 355, 4 p.|
|Number of Pages||355|
About the Book -- Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion Legend and Law. Vol. I. From Preface. Modern researches into the early history of man, conducted on different lines, have converged with almost irresistible force on the conclusion, that all civilized races have at some period or other emerged from a state of savagery resembling more or less closely the state in 5/5(). Note: If a book is generally good but contains some objectionable aspects (like a few in-stances of profanity), you might try reading it to the family, but omit the objectionable parts. If your family owns the book, another thing you may try is to read the book first as a parent and mark out the bad words. Then the kids are free to read it.
The book is rich in the myth and legend of early China. Contents include: The Widow Ho, Kwang-Jui and the God of the River, The Beautiful daughter of Liu-Kung, The Fairy Bonze, The Mysterious Buddhist Robe, The Vengeance of the Goddess, The Wonderful Man, The God of the City, The Tragedy of the Yin Family, Sam-Chung and the Water Demon, The. traditions, superstitions, and folk-lore, (chiefly lancashire and the north of england:) their affinity to others in widely-distributed localities; their eastern origin and mythical significance. by charles hardwick, author of "history of preston and its environs," "manual for patrons and members of friendly societies," etc.
Folklore definition is - traditional customs, tales, sayings, dances, or art forms preserved among a people. How to use folklore in a sentence. Healing The Sick - A Living Classic! Over 1,, SOLD! Healing the Sick has been acclaimed around the world to be a modern-day classic on divine healing. Throughout his ministry, T.L. Osborn has personally witnessed the miraculous healings of multitudes of individuals who have heard and believed on the resurrection power of Jesus Christ. This is a powerful book, so!/5.
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The Bible as folklore. Sponsored link. Method 4. Interpreting the Bible as folklore: Alan Dundes is a professor of anthropology and folklore at the University of California. He has written over 30 books based on his studies of the oral traditions of many cultures.
In his book called: "Holy writ as oral lit. Full text of "Bible Folk-lore: A Study in Comparative Mythology" See other formats. Genre/Form: Legends: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rogers, James E. Thorold (James Edwin Thorold), Bible folk-lore. New York, J.W. Bouton, Book digitized by Google Bible folk-lore book the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Folk-Lore in the Old Testament Studies in Comparative Religion Legend and Law in Three Volumes Sir James George Frazer . The Devil make more appearances in the Bible, especially in the New Testament.
Jesus and many of his apostles warned people to stay alert for. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Bible Folk-Lore: A Study in Comparative Mythology (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.
Free shipping for many products. It is refreshing to find now a master in the science of Folk-lore trying his hand and bringing Folk-lore to the Bible and not making the Bible Folk-lore. The foremost modern exponent of the anthropological interpretation of Folk-lore is Sir James Frazer. To him all these legends, customs, practices are survivals from a state of savagery through.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rogers, James E. Thorold (James Edwin Thorold), Bible folk-lore. London, Kegan Paul, Trench and Co., It has long been suggested that stories in the Bible are retellings of far more ancient accounts.
For example, Wood () has drawn attention to the fact that there are remarkable similarities between the Sumerian King List and accounts in Genesis, from descriptions of the great flood, to the eight rulers who reigned before the flood, and decreasing longevity of people after the flood.
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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Anonymous. Christian mythology is the body of myths associated with Christianity and the term encompasses a broad variety of legends and stories, especially those considered sacred narratives.
Mythological themes and elements occur throughout Christian literature, including recurring myths such as ascending to a mountain, the axis mundi, myths of combat, descent into the Underworld, accounts. This book (published inby MacMillan, London, England) is the first volume (from Creation till the Tower of Babel).
He was a proud scoffer, but the evidence that he assembled in order to try to attack Scriptural integrity is simply great. Folklore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion, Legend, and Law is a book by the anthropologist Sir James George Frazer, in which the author compares episodes in the Old Testament with similar stories from other cultures in the ancient world.
While less well known than The Golden Bough (), Frazer's other major work, it is still considered a milestone in comparative. Instead of opening The Bible, he turned on his computer.
'The Bible code is a computer-program,' he explained. The Bible code was discovered in the original Hebrew version of the Old Testament, The Bible as it was first written. That Book, now translated into every language, is the foundation of all Western religion.
But the mathematical code. Children would learn the Bible stories are nearly identical to the stories children in other religions have learned for centuries. In that way children could feel a bond with others elsewhere in the world and elsewhere in time.
In his book, Folklore in the Old Testament () Sir James George Frazer devotes over pages to folk tales about Author: Jon Lindgren. About the Book -- Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion and Law.
Vol. III. From Preface. Modern researches into the early history of man, conducted on different lines, have converged with almost irresistible force on the conclusion, that all civilized races have at some period or other emerged from a state of savagery resembling more or less closely the state in which 5/5().
Folk-lore thus deals with the irrational element in life, though often including some of its most imaginative aspects. The chief influences that have prevented the further spread of folk-lore elements among the people have been the Greek sense of reason and the Jewish sense of right.
Golem, in Jewish folklore, an image endowed with term is used in the Bible (Psalms ) and in Talmudic literature to refer to an embryonic or incomplete substance. It assumed its present connotation in the Middle Ages, when many legends arose of wise men who could bring effigies to life by means of a charm or of a combination of letters forming a sacred word or one of the names of.
Download free folk-lore and mythology ebooks, available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook formats. Also available to read online. No registration required.What does folklore mean? folklore is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as The traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of.
You need a big key for this, like a skeleton key. Find a passage in the Bible that relates to your question. For example, if you're curious about who you will marry, open the passage in the Book of Ruth that reads "Wherever you go, I will go; wherever you live, I will live."Put your key on that page, with the loop protruding over the top of the Bible.