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6 edition of The Postcolonial Bible Reader found in the catalog.

The Postcolonial Bible Reader

by R. S. Sugirtharajah

  • 365 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • History,
  • Bible - Hermeneutics,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Politics and government,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General,
  • Biblical Studies - Exegesis & Hermeneutics,
  • BIBLE_CRITICISM, INTERPRETATION, ETC.,
  • CHRISTIANITY AND POLITICS,
  • Religion / Bible / Criticism, Interpretation / General,
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - New Testament,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - New Testament,
  • Bible,
  • Postcolonial criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8405855M
    ISBN 101405133503
    ISBN 109781405133500

    The empire writes back: theory and practice in post-colonial literatures / by: Ashcroft, Bill, Published: () Postcolonial studies: a materialist critique / by: Parry, Benita. Published: () The post-colonial studies reader Published: (). Post colonial studies: the key concepts / Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths & Helen Tiffin. – 2nd ed. p. cm. Previous ed. published under title: Key concepts in post-colonial studies. “Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada by Routledge.” Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Colonies–Dictionaries. 2.

    The book concludes with an extensive guide to further reading and tips on how to write about postcolonial literature FeaturesClose analysis of texts including, Sam Selvons The Lonely Londoners, J.M Coetzees Disgrace, Roddy Doyles A Star Called Henry, Shani Mootoos Cereus Blooms at Night, Tsitsi Dangarembgas Nervous Conditions.   Postcolonial studies has recently made significant inroads into biblical studies, giving rise to numerous conference papers, articles, essays and books. 'Postcolonial Biblical Criticism' is the most in-depth and multifaceted introduction to this emerging field to date. It probes postcolonial biblical criticism from a number of different but interrelated angles in order to bring it into as 5/5(1).

    Postcolonial theory is one of the most challenging and, at the same time, contentious critical categories that has emerged in our time. Yet it offers great promise for opening up a whole new way of interpreting the Bible and interrogating colonial assumptions embedded in biblical interpretation. This engaging collection of essays explores the implications of postcolonial theory for biblical. The book indicates possible avenues in how postcolonial work can be helpful theoretically to the guild of biblical scholars and to show also how it can be practiced in exegetical work done on biblical texts.


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The Postcolonial Bible Reader by R. S. Sugirtharajah Download PDF EPUB FB2

Postcolonial theory is one of the most challenging and, at the same time, contentious critical categories that have emerged in our time. Yet it offers great promise for opening up a whole new way of interpreting the Bible and interrogating colonial assumptions embedded in biblical : $   This wide-ranging Reader provides a comprehensive survey of the interaction between postcolonial criticism and biblical studies.

Examines how various empires such as the Persian and Roman affected biblical narratives. Demonstrates how different biblical writers such as Paul, Matthew and Mark handled the challenges of empire/5(9).

This wide-ranging Reader provides a comprehensive survey of the interaction between postcolonial criticism and biblical studies. Examines how various empires such as the Persian and Roman affected biblical narratives. Demonstrates how different biblical writers such as Paul, Matthew and Mark handled the challenges The Postcolonial Bible Reader book by: THE POST-COLONIAL STUDIES READER One of the most exciting features of English literatures today is the explo sion of post-colonial literatures, those literatures written in English in formerly colonised societies.

This field has given rise to a great range of theoretical ideas, concepts, problems and debates, and these have been addressed.

Get this from a library. The postcolonial Biblical reader. [R S Sugirtharajah;] -- This wide-ranging reader provides an extensive survey of the interaction between postcolonial criticism and biblical studies. The readings illustrate the relevance of postcolonial criticism to. This wide-ranging Reader provides a comprehensive survey of the interaction between postcolonial criticism and biblical studies.

Examines how various empires such as the Persian and Roman affected biblical narratives. Demonstrates how different biblical writers such as Paul, Matthew and Mark handled the challenges of : $   This wide-ranging Reader provides a comprehensive survey of the interaction between postcolonial criticism and biblical studies.

Examines how various empires such as the Persian and Roman affected biblical narratives. Demonstrates how different biblical writers such as Paul, Matthew and Mark handled the challenges of empire.

Postcolonial theory is one of the most challenging and, at the same time, contentious critical categories that have emerged in our time. Yet it offers great promise for opening up a whole new way of interpreting the Bible and interrogating colonial assumptions embedded in biblical interpretation.

This engaging collection of essays explores the implications of postcolonial theory for biblical. So read this book if, like me, you need to find out more about new ways of reading the Bible, and whether this leaves scripture with any authority.

Read this book if, like me, you want to understand why liberals from the North and post-liberals from the South have agendas different from those of the conservatives in the Global South. Biblical interpretation, deals with the Bible as a “cultural product” in time and space.

However, as part of socio-scientific method, postcolonial theory encounters some crucial translation problems such as ethnocentrism and anachronism. Nevertheless, whatever hermeneutical tool the reader uses, it must yield two important.

Among various scholars, R. Sugirtharajah, one of the principal advocates of postcolonial biblical studies, outlined in his book The Bible and the Third World three hermeneutic approaches which emerged after colonialism: the native or vernacular approach, the liberation approach, and the postcolonial approach.

This wide-ranging reader provides a comprehensive survey of the interaction between postcolonial criticism and biblical studies. The text examines how various empires such as the Persian and Roman affected biblical narratives and demonstrates how different biblical writers handled the challenges of.

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This book is critically important for Bible translation theorists, postcolonial scholars, church leaders, and the general public interested in the history, politics, and nature of Bible translation work in Africa. It is also useful to students of gender studies, political science, biblical studies, and history-of-colonization studies.

The book catalogs the major work that has been undertaken. This wide-ranging Reader provides a comprehensive survey of the interaction between postcolonial criticism and biblical studies. Examines how various empires such as the Persian and Roman affected biblical narratives.

Demonstrates how different biblical writers such as Paul, Matthew and Mark handled the challenges of empire. The NIV Bible was produced by more than one hundred scholars working from the best available Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts.

The NIV Bible was first published inwith revisions published in and You can browse the NIV Bible verses by using the chapters listed below, or use our free Bible search feature at the top of this page.

In Postcolonial biblical interpretation Jeremy Punt reflects on the nature and value of the postcolonial hermeneutical approach, as it relates to the interpretation of biblical and in particular, Pauline texts. Showing when a socio-politically engaged reading becomes postcolonial, but also what in the term postcolonial both attracts and also creates distance, exegesis from a postcolonial.

book, Postcolonial feminist interpretation of the Bible (Dube ), as Neotestamentica () “Arguably, the most impressiv e monograph to date in postcolonial biblical.

A related flow of books, meanwhile, with the terms “postcolonial” or “postcolonialism” in their titles has also issued forth: The Postcolonial Bible, The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, Postcolonialism and Scriptural Reading, Postcolonial Biblical Criticism, Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation, Postcolonial Feminist.

Sugirtharajah has published widely on biblical interpretation and especially on the intersection between postcolonialism and biblical studies.

His publications include, Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation (), Postcolonial Reconfigurations (), The Bible and Empire (), Postcolonial Biblical Reader (), Still at the Margins (), Voices from the Margin (. Postcolonial Feminist Interpretation of the Bible book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Noting that the ways of interpreti 4/5(2). R. S. Sugirtharajah has published widely on biblical interpretation and especially on the intersection between postcolonialism and biblical studies.

His publications include, Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation (), Postcolonial Reconfigurations (), The Bible and Empire (), Postcolonial Biblical Reader (), Still at the Margins (), Voices from the Margin (  Often, postcolonial literature turns established narratives upside down by responding to or reinterpreting popular colonial texts (as do some of the books below).

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