Folklore Analysis and Type Scenes
Lecture no. 7 from the course: The Old Testament
Taught by Professor Amy-Jill Levine | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Source and form criticism can help us understand common biblical plot lines, or "type scenes." Type-scene analysis, a method pioneered by folklorists, reveals narrative art and teaches about community heroes and values. Here we focus on betrothal scenes.