Biblical Performance Criticism
Orality, Memory, Translation, Rhetoric, Discourse, Drama
This site seeks to provide scholars, students, and researchers with a comprehensive resource on the life and works of Walter J. Ong, S.J.
The Graduate Institute offers an M.A. in Oral Traditions, which "explores the profound impact of oral language on cultural development and personal psychology." To read more about this program from their homepage select "Oral Traditions" from the dr
OT was founded in 1986 to serve as an international and interdisciplinary forum for discussion of worldwide oral traditions and related forms. Since that time, and through the end of 2006, it has been published by Slavica Publishers, with an additional online edition through Project Muse from 2003 onward.
Perspective Criticism is a new methodology for analyzing the point-of-view crafting in biblical narratives. This web-ste provides an introduction to point-of-view analysis, and serves as a venue for facilitating the development of this methodology.
The major purpose of the Pathways Project is to illustrate and explain the fundamental similarities and correspondences between humankind’s oldest and newest thought-technologies: oral tradition and the Internet. Despite superficial differences, both technologies are radically alike in depending not on static products but rather on continuous processes, not on “What?” but on “How do I get there?” In contrast to the fixed spatial organization of the page and book, the technologies of oral tradition and the Internet mime the way we think by processing along pathways within a network. In both media it’s pathways – not things – that matter.
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