Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation
By (author) R. S. Sugirtharajah
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Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation by R. S. Sugirtharajah
Book DescriptionIn this stimulating study, R. S. Sugirtharajah explores the implications of postcolonial criticism for biblical studies. He provides a comprehensive overview of the origins, definitions, and procedures of postcolonial criticism, followed by a discussion of the significance of postcolonial criticism in biblical interpretation. He reveals how postcolonial criticism can offer an alternative perspective to our understanding of the Bible, and how, when the Bible has been deployed as a Western cultural icon, it has come to be questioned in new ways.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198752691
(233mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author R. S. Sugirtharajah
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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, 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, 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, Paperback (April 2009)» View all books by R. S. Sugirtharajah
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 a Reader in Biblical Hermeneutics at the University of Birmingham.His publications include The Bible and the Third World: Precolonial, Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters, The Postcolonial Bible, Asian Biblical Hermeneutics and Postcolonialism, and is general editor of The Bible and Postcolonialism series (Sheffield Academic Press).
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