* Explore thought-provoking insights on the Book of Genesis from a globally diverse array of scholars. Reflecting on issues of class, ethnicity, gender, and social location in the interpretation of Scripture, this collection of readings discusses ancestry and immigration; dreams and naming; Diaspora and exile; leadership and land; feuds and godliness; and more. 288 pages, hardcover from Fortress.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 288 Vendor: Fortress Press Publication Date: 2009 Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0800659996 ISBN-13: 9780800659998 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Series:Texts@Contexts
The Texts @ Contexts series presents cutting-edge scholarship on select books of the Bible from authors writing from a rich array of social, cultural, and ethnic locations, all participants in the Society of Biblical Literature's Contextual Biblical Interpretation Section. Genesis foregrounds cultural readings of subjects including ancestry and immigration, dreams and naming, Diaspora and exile, leadership and land, feuds and godliness.