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Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation
     

Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation

by R. S. Sugirtharajah
 

ISBN-10: 0198752695

ISBN-13: 9780198752691

Pub. Date: 06/20/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This stimulating study explores the implications of postcolonial criticism for biblical studies. Sugirtharajah provides a comprehensive overview of the origins, definitions, and procedures of postcolonial criticism, followed by a discussion of its significance in biblical interpretation. He reveals how postcolonial criticism can offer new perspectives to our

Overview

This stimulating study explores the implications of postcolonial criticism for biblical studies. Sugirtharajah provides a comprehensive overview of the origins, definitions, and procedures of postcolonial criticism, followed by a discussion of its significance in biblical interpretation. He reveals how postcolonial criticism can offer new perspectives to our understanding of the Bible and of how Western Imperialism has shaped Christianity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198752691
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/20/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Postcolonial construals
1. Charting the aftermath: a review of postcolonial criticism
2. Redress, regeneration, redemption: a survey of biblical interpretation
3. Coding and decoding: postcolonial theory and biblical interpretation
4. Convergent trajectories? Liberation hermeneutics and postcolonial biblical criticism
II. Postcolonial preoccupations
5. The version on which the sun never sets: the English Bible and its authorizing tendencies
6. Blotting the master's copy: locating bible translations
7. Hermeneutics in transit: diaspora and interpretations
Afterword
Bibliography

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