The Biblical Text in the Context of Occupation: Towards a New Hermeneutics of Liberation

The Biblical Text in the Context of Occupation: Towards a New Hermeneutics of Liberation

by Mitri Raheb
     
 
The book is the first comprehensive attempt to study and develop a hermeneutic of liberation in the context of the Israeli Occupation of the Palestinian land. It analyses the importance of culture, ethnicity, race, gender, ideology, theology, and politics vis-a-vis the processes of comprehension, analysis, interpretation, and contextualization of the Bible. The

Overview

The book is the first comprehensive attempt to study and develop a hermeneutic of liberation in the context of the Israeli Occupation of the Palestinian land. It analyses the importance of culture, ethnicity, race, gender, ideology, theology, and politics vis-a-vis the processes of comprehension, analysis, interpretation, and contextualization of the Bible. The scholars from 16 countries bring not only an international scope of persuasions and perspectives, but also foster ecumenical, inter-disciplinary, multi-ethnic, and multi-cultural dialogue and philosophy. the book identifies a new path for theology that is responsible to its original source and that is relevant to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781477566695
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/30/2012
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.92(d)

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