Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 1405158573 ISBN-13: 9781405158572 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Exploring Postcolonial Biblical Criticism: History, Method, Practice offers a concise and multifaceted overview of the origins, development, and application of postcolonial criticism to biblical studies.?
Offers a concise and accessible introduction to postcolonial biblical studies
Provides a comprehensive overview of postcolonial studies by one of the field's most prominent figures
Explains one of the most innovative and important developments in modern biblical studies
Accessible enough to appeal to general readers interested in religion
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 (2002), Postcolonial Reconfigurations (2003), The Bible and Empire (2005), Postcolonial Biblical Reader (2006), Still at the Margins (2006), Voices from the Margin (1995, 2006), and Troublesome Texts (2008).
"This book is brilliantly presented with appropriate biblical texts and hermeneutical insights." (Theology, 1 May 2012)
"The book is written by the foremost scholar in this discipline, with an added chapter by, presumably, one of his students to reinforce the point." (Church Times, 21 October 2011)