ISBN-10:
0521005248
ISBN-13:
2900521005240
Pub. Date:
06/11/2001
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Bible and the Third World: Precolonial, Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters / Edition 1

Bible and the Third World: Precolonial, Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters / Edition 1

by R. S. Sugirtharajah
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ISBN-13: 2900521005240
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/11/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Precolonial Reception: 1. Before the empire; Part II. Colonial Embrace: 2. White men bearing gifts: diffusion of the Bible and scriptural imperialism; 3. Reading back: resistance as a discursive practice; 4. The colonialist as a contentious reader: Colenso and his hermeneutics; 5. Textual pedlars: distributing salvation - colporteurs and their portable Bibles; Part III. Postcolonial Reclamations: 6. Desperately looking for the indigene: nativism and vernacular hermeneutics; 7. Engaging liberation: texts as a vehicle of emancipation; 8. Postcolonialising biblical interpretation; Afterword; Bibliography; Index of biblical references; Index of names and subjects.

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