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Colonialism and the Bible : contemporary reflections from the global south

Author: Tat-siong Benny Liew
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018] ©2018
Series: Postcolonial and decolonial studies in religion and theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume addresses the problematic relationship between colonialism and the Bible. It does so from the perspective of the Global South, calling upon voices from Africa and the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean. The contributors address the present state of the problematic relationship in their respective geopolitical and geographical contexts. In so doing, they provide sharp  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tat-siong Benny Liew
ISBN: 9781498572750 1498572758
OCLC Number: 1020300545
Description: lxi, 336 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Colonialism and the Bible : a critical stock-taking from the global south / Fernando F. Segovia --
Bible and colonialism : what does the New Testament really say? / Tat-siong Benny Liew --
Interrogating identity : a Christian Egyptian reading of the Hagar-Ishmael traditions / Safwat Marzouk --
The Bible as tool of colonization : the Zimbabwean context / Dora Rudo Mbuwayesango --
Postwar hermeneutics : Bible and colony-related necropolitics / Kenneth Ngwa --
The Bible as a de-colonial tool for Palestinian Christians today / Michel Elias Andraos --
Israeli cinema's interpretations of the biblical imperative of colonization / Yael Munk --
Towards a postcolonial hermeneutics for the Palestinian context / Mitri Raheb --
Colonial storms and postcolonial moves : exploring alternative Filipino biblical hermeneutics / Eleazar S. Fernandez --
Carrying out "the great commission" until the "second coming of Christ"? : overseas mission currents in the context of US military imperialism / Nami Kim --
The Jesuit missionary enterprise : Christianity, slave trade, and gun powder enter Japan / Hisako Kinukawa --
Evoking the Bible at a funeral in an Indian-Christian Community / J. Jayakiran Sebastian --
Bible and colonization : Aotearoa New Zealand / Jenny Te Paa Daniel --
The most burning of lavas : the Bible in Latin America / Nancy Elizabeth Bedford --
La biblia, la mary el Caribe/the Bible, the sea, and the Caribbean : late 19th to early 21st century / Carlos F. Cardoza Orlandi --
Without the Bible : a new liberation theology / Ivan Petrella --
Transfiguration : the figural approach to reading the Bible in Latin America / Vítor Westhelle --
Colonialism and the Bible : trajectories, evaluations, proposals / Fernando F. Segovia.
Series Title: Postcolonial and decolonial studies in religion and theology.
Responsibility: edited by Tat-siong Benny Liew and Fernando F. Segovia.

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