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The savage text : the use and abuse of the bible

Author: Adrian Thatcher
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
Series: Blackwell manifestos.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This controversial exploration of the Christian church claims that hard-line positions on the Bible are a modern aberration and should be revealed as such. The author argues that the Bible has been abused to convert the 'good news' which it brings to the world, into a savage text that persecutes, condemns and banishes.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thatcher, Adrian.
Savage text.
Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008
(OCoLC)642443023
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Thatcher
ISBN: 1405170166 9781405170161 1405170174 9781405170178
OCLC Number: 192045519
Description: x, 218 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is "the savage text"? --
The savage text at work --
Beyond the text : faith in the triune God.
Series Title: Blackwell manifestos.
Responsibility: Adrian Thatcher.
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