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|Title: New Meanings for Ancient Texts: Recent Approaches to Biblical Criticisms and Their Applications - eBook|
By: Steven L. McKenzie
Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
|Publication Date: 2013|
Stock No: WW49399EB
This book is a supplement and sequel to To Each Its Own Meaning, edited by Steven L. McKenzie and Stephen R. Haynes, which introduced the reader to the most important methods of biblical criticism and remains a widely used classroom textbook. This new volume explores recent developments in, and approaches to, biblical criticism since 1999. Leading contributors define and describe their approach for non-specialist readers, using examples from the Old and New Testament to help illustrate their discussion. Topics include cultural criticism, disability studies, queer criticism, postmodernism, ecological criticism, new historicism, popular culture, postcolonial criticism, and psychological criticism. Each section includes a list of key terms and definitions and suggestions for further reading.
Contributors: Timothy Beal, Warren Carter, Norman C. Habel, Gina Hens-Piazza, Nyasha Junior, D. Andrew Kille, Hugh S. Pyper, Linda S. Schearing, Jeremy Schipper, Ken Stone, and Valarie H. Ziegler.
Steven L. McKenzie is Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and Spence L. Wilson Senior Research Fellow at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is author, editor, or coeditor of many books, including To Each Its Own Meaning: An Introduction to Critical Methods of Biblical Study, published by Westminster John Knox Press.
John Kaltner is the Virginia Ballou McGehee Professor of Muslim-Christian Relations and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the author or editor of numerous books and the coauthor of What Do Our Neighbors Believe? Questions and Answers on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, published by Westminster John Knox Press.
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