The Peoples' Bible
highlights the role of cultures in shaping the Bible and the way people read the Bible today. Relying on the best insights of historical-critical, liberationist, postmodern, and postcolonial interpretation the contributors include the editors of the volume plus Kosuke Koyama, Randall C. Bailey, Fernando F. Segovia, Elsa Tamez, Clarice Martin, Hee An Choi, Gale A. Yee, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher, and many more.
"The Peoples' Bible
offers a stunning invitation to the scriptures! This is an ample resource for engaging biblical texts, along with social contexts and histories of interpretation. By illuminating the cultural diversity and power dynamics of the worlds that produced the Bible — as well as the cultural diversity and power dynamics among those who have claimed these texts throughout history — The Peoples' Bible
enables fresh and critical perspectives on this most enduring of texts. A welcome companion for those who long for reconciliation, peace, and justice in our world."
This Bible is unique in its aim to engage culture then and now and includes the following unique features:
- Introductory essays highlighting profound issues of culture, ethnicity, and identity.
- Feature boxes that reveal insights from African American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American perspectives.
- Sixteen-page gallery of culturally diverse four-color art.
- New Revised Standard Version with the Apocrypha
- 6.75" x 9.25" x 2"
"The Peoples' Bible" highlights the role of cultures in shaping the Bible and the way people read the text today. Relying on the best insights of historical-critical, liberationist, postmodern, and postcolonial interpretation, the contributors include Kosuke Koyama, Randall C. Bailey, Fernando F. Segovia, Elsa Tamez, Clarice Martin, Hee An Choi, Gale A. Yee, and Daniel L. Smith-Christopher.Augsburg Fortress Publishing