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Exegesis in the Making : Postcolonialism and New Testament Studies

Runesson, Anna LU (2010) In Biblical Interpretation Series 103
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The last thirty years have witnessed increasing diversity in methodology and perspectives within biblical studies. One of the most dynamic and continually expanding contributions to this development is that of postcolonial studies, known for its fresh approaches as well as for its complex theoretical foundations. The present book aims at introducing both student and scholar to this emerging field. Part One discusses in a structured and pedagogical way the theoretical location of postcolonial biblical studies as well as its critique of and contributions to New Testament exegesis more specifically. Part Two presents five articles by scholars from Africa, Asia, and North America, illustrating the diversity of current postcolonial studies as... (More)
The last thirty years have witnessed increasing diversity in methodology and perspectives within biblical studies. One of the most dynamic and continually expanding contributions to this development is that of postcolonial studies, known for its fresh approaches as well as for its complex theoretical foundations. The present book aims at introducing both student and scholar to this emerging field. Part One discusses in a structured and pedagogical way the theoretical location of postcolonial biblical studies as well as its critique of and contributions to New Testament exegesis more specifically. Part Two presents five articles by scholars from Africa, Asia, and North America, illustrating the diversity of current postcolonial studies as applied to individual New Testament texts. (Less)
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Exegesis, postcoloniality, postcolonialism, episteme, context, deconstruction, construction, orientalism, globalism, the Two-Thirds World, the Western World, hegemony, relevance, theology, interpretation, Dalit exegesis, dhvani exegesis, minjung exegesis, postcolonial imagination.
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Biblical Interpretation Series 103
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254 pages
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Brill Academic Publishers
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9789004188365
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English
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  series       = {Biblical Interpretation Series 103},
  title        = {Exegesis in the Making : Postcolonialism and New Testament Studies},
  year         = {2010},
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