EVANGELICKÁ TEOLOGICKÁ FAKULTA UNIVERZITY KARLOVY
PROTESTANT THEOLOGICAL FACULTY OF CHARLES UNIVERSITY
THE APPLICATION OF SOCIAL MEMORY THEORY IN BIBLICAL STUDIES: ITS SHAPES AND TRENDS
Abstract: This study introduces a specific view of approaching the social memory theory applications
to New Testament topics. This view sees the application on different levels of texts: the microscopic
level, the mesoscopic level, and the macroscopic level. This approach is also used for a comparison
of articles from collective monographs on the social memory theory application. Based on this
comparison, conclusions about the trends used at different levels is made.
Keywords: social memory theory; collective memory; cultural memory; biblical studies; biblical
THEOLOGICAL REVIEW, Vol. 93, 2022, No. 1, Number of Article 2, p. 22 – 33.