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Bibil Identifier bibil:221157
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) A Tale of Two Cities
Title (English, ) San Francisco and "Gomorrah" in Biblical Allusion and Unestimated Prophecy
Author Blackwell, J. Mark
Journal Biblical Interpretation (Volume: 19, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 129-150 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article examines the song "Gomorrah" and its central motif of "don't look back" as reflective of the culture and era in which it was first written and later recorded. Through an analysis of its literary structure, the song reveals an enduring message not commonly associated with Lot in the Bible. Rather, "Gomorrah" speaks of San Francisco in the 1970s and the struggles of two of its prominent institutions: the Grateful Dead and the LGBT movement.
DOI 10.1163/156851511x557334
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Sites : Sites (C - G) : Gomorrah / Ain Ghamr
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : LGBT Interpretation
Pericopes Genesis 19
2 Peter 2
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