Unexpected News: Reading the Bible with Third World Eyes / Edition 1

Unexpected News: Reading the Bible with Third World Eyes / Edition 1

by Robert McAfee Brown, Phillip Brown
     
 

In Unexpected News, Robert McAfee Brown looks at ten biblical texts through a new lens. Brown's analysis is concerned with how our reading of the Bible is dependent on our experiences and worldview. Brown sets out to understand how "third world Christians," that is, Christians who live in poverty and powerlessness, interpret the Bible. Brown argues that by

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In Unexpected News, Robert McAfee Brown looks at ten biblical texts through a new lens. Brown's analysis is concerned with how our reading of the Bible is dependent on our experiences and worldview. Brown sets out to understand how "third world Christians," that is, Christians who live in poverty and powerlessness, interpret the Bible. Brown argues that by reading the Bible in new ways, we can learn more about other cultures as well as gain a new understanding of the biblical message.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664245528
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
762,242
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.36(d)
Lexile:
1230L (what's this?)

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