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The Bible and empire : postcolonial explorations

Author: R S Sugirtharajah
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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At a time of renewed interest in Empire, this stimulating volume explores the complex relationship between the Bible and the colonial enterprise, and examines some overlooked aspects of this relationship. Sugirtharajah offers both practical and theoretical insights, providing compelling evidence of the continuing importance of postcolonial discourse for biblical studies.
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Sugirtharajah, R.S. (Rasiah S.).
Bible and empire.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005044297
(OCoLC)60360501
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R S Sugirtharajah
ISBN: 0511125941 9780511125942 0511125089 9780511125089 9780511614552 0511614551 1280436786 9781280436789
OCLC Number: 61410348
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 247 pages)
Contents: Textually conjoined twins: Rammohun Roy and Thomas Jefferson and their Bibles --
Salvos from the Victorian pulpit: conscription of texts by Victorian preachers during the Indian rebellion of 1857 --
Thorns in the crown: the subversive and complicit hermeneutics of John Colenso of Natal and James Long of Bengal --
Texts and Testament: the Hebrew scriptures in colonial context --
Imperial fictions and biblical narratives: entertainment and exegesis in colonial novels.
Responsibility: R.S. Sugirtharajah.
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