Postmodern Interpretations of the Bible - A Reader

Postmodern Interpretations of the Bible - A Reader

by A. K. M. Adam (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780827229709
Publisher: Chalice Press
Publication date: 03/28/2001
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

A. K. M. Adam served as Professor of New Testament at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL.

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsxi
Building Babel1
Leviticus and Nausea17
Moses' Final Examination: The Book of Deuteronomy29
Dialogues of Life and Monologues of Death: Jephthah and Jephthah's Daughter in Judges 10:6--12:743
The Secret of Succession: Elijah, Elisha, Jesus, and Derrida55
Divining Ruth for International Relations67
Is Hokmah an Israelite Goddess, and What Should We Do about It?81
Nocturnal Egression: Exploring Some Margins of the Song of Songs93
Isaiah 5--6: Called and Sent105
An Ending That Does Not End: The Book of Jeremiah117
An Abusive God? Identity and Power/Gender and Violence in Ezekiel 23129
Called to Do Justice? A Bhabhian Reading of Micah 5 and 6:1-8153
How to Read a Tainted Text: The Wicked Husbandmen in a Post-Holocaust Context165
School's in Session: The Making and Unmaking of Docile Disciple Bodies in Mark177
The Power of the Dog187
Son(s) Behaving Badly: The Prodigal in Foreign Hands195
Postmodern Pentecost: A Reading of Acts 2207
Paul and the Remedies of Idolatry: Reading Romans 1:18-24 with Romans 7219
Inside Jokes: Community and Authority in the Corinthian Correspondence233
Paul's Riposte to Fr. Rodrigues: Conceptions of Martyrdom in Philippians and Endo's Silence243
Eyeing the Apocalypse253

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