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Religion and Literature
(4,163 words)

[German version]

A. Terms and Subject Matter (CT)

The method of using religious materials for the comprehensive interpretation of literary texts is called 'religion and literature'. It emphasizes the productive interdependence of religious studies and literature, and addresses the question …

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Bierl, Anton, “Religion and Literature”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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