Insights from African American Interpretation

Insights from African American Interpretation

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506400174
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Series: Reading the Bible in the Twenty-First Century: Insights , #3
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 154
Sales rank: 967,945
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Mitzi J. Smith is professor of New Testament at Ashland Theological Seminary, the author of Womanist Sass and Back Talk: Social (In)Justice, Intersectionality, and Biblical Interpretation (2017), I Found God in Me. A Womanist Biblical Hermeneutics Reader, and coeditor of Teaching All Nations: Interrogating the Matthean Great Commission.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword vii

1 Introducing African American Interpretation 1

2 Twentieth-Century Foundations 23

3 African American Biblical Interpretation in the Early Twenty-First Century 49

4 Slavery, Torture, Systemic Oppression, and Kingdom Rhetoric: An African American Reading of Matthew 25:1-13 77

5 Dis-membering, Sexual Violence, and Confinement: A Womanist Intersectional Reading of the Story of the Levite's Wife (Judges 19) 99

Bibliography 123

Index 137

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