The Bible and Colonialism: A Moral Critique
The Bible and Colonialism: A Moral Critique   -     By: Michael Prior
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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 1850758158
ISBN-13: 9781850758150

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The biblical claim of the divine promise of land is integrally linked with a divine mandate to exterminate the indigenous people. The narrative has supported virtually all Western colonizing enterprises (e.g. in Latin America, South Africa, Palestine), resulting in the suffering of millions of people, and loss of respect for the Bible. According to modern secular standards of human and political rights, what the biblical narrative calls for are war-crimes and crimes against humanity. In this provocative and compelling study, Prior protests at the neglect of the moral question in conventional biblical studies, and attempts to rescue the Bible from being a blunt instrument in the oppression of people.

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