Postcolonial Biblical Reader by R. S. Sugirtharajah
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Postcolonial Biblical Reader
By R. S. Sugirtharajah

The Postcolonial Biblical Reader

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Postcolonial Biblical Reader by R. S. Sugirtharajah

Book Description

This wide-ranging reader provides a comprehensive survey of the interaction between postcolonial criticism and biblical studies. This title examines how various empires such as the Persian and Roman affected biblical narratives. It demonstrates how different biblical writers such as Paul, Matthew and Mark handled the challenges of empire. It includes examples of the practical application of postcolonial criticism to biblical texts. It considers contemporary issues such as diaspora, race, representation and territory. Its editorial commentary draws out the key points to be made and creates a coherent narrative.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405133494
ISBN-10: 140513349X
Format: Hardback
(253mm x 171mm x 24mm)
Pages: 324
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author R. S. Sugirtharajah

Voices from the Margin by R. S. Sugirtharajah Voices from the Margin, Paperback (January 2017)

An important resource for World Christianity, this long-anticipated revision to the classic text sheds new light on the Biblical concerns of traditionally underrepresented cultures and churches.

Bible and Asia by R. S. Sugirtharajah Bible and Asia, Hardback (November 2013)

The Bible's influence on the West has received much more attention than its complex career in the East. The author's expansive study of Asia's idiosyncratic relationship with the Bible tells of missionaries, imperialists, and reformers who molded Biblical texts in order to influence religion, politics, and daily life from India to China.

Exploring Postcolonial Biblical Criticism by R. S. Sugirtharajah Exploring Postcolonial Biblical Criticism, Hardback (April 2011)

Exploring Postcolonial Biblical Criticism offers a concise and multifaceted overview of the origins, development, and application of postcolonial criticism to biblical studies from one of the field's most prominent figures.

Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings by R. S. Sugirtharajah Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, Paperback (April 2009)

Features a comprehensive application of postcolonial criticism to the biblical texts, with its focus on the entire corpus of the New Testament. This book places the reality and ramifications of imperial-colonial frameworks and relations at the centre of biblical criticism.

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Author Biography - R. S. Sugirtharajah

R. S. Sugirtharajah is Professor of Biblical Hermeneutics at the University of Birmingham. Prior to his current appointment, he was Senior Lecturer in Third World Theologies at Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham. His previous publications include Postcolonial Reconfigurations (2003), Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation (2002), The Bible and the Third World (2001), and The Bible and Empire: Postcolonial Explorations (2005).

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