What is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics?: Reading the by Tat-siong Benny Liew

By Tat-siong Benny Liew

This can be the 1st single-authored booklet on Asian American biblical interpretation. It covers all the significant genres in the New testomony and broadens biblical hermeneutics to hide not just the biblical texts, but in addition Asian American literature and present motion pictures and occasions like genome study and September eleven. regardless of its variety, the ebook is geared up round 3 foci: method (the distinguishing features or sensibilities of Asian American biblical hermeneutics), group (the politics of inclusion and exclusion), and business enterprise. The paintings deliberately affirms Asian the US as a panethnic coalition whereas acknowledging the variations inside of it. In different phrases, it makes an attempt to stability Asian American panethnicity and heterogeneity, or coalition development and id politics.

Show description

The Birth of Satan: Tracing the Devil's Biblical Roots: by T. J. Wray

By T. J. Wray

Within the delivery of devil, T.J. Wray and Gregory Mobley discover howand whya particularly risk free outdated testomony personality morphed into The Titan of Evil. Wray and Mobley advisor the reader via topics starting from the previous testomony to modern trust structures. they start with an exam of the 1st glimmers of devil present in the Bible in the character of God. They circulate to a dialogue of alternative perspectives of devil within the New testomony supplying the reader with examples from the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Wray and Mobleys interpretation ends with a glance on the glossy models of devil and the way his occupation nonetheless prospers past the pages of the Bible. enticing and informative, this booklet competitors Elaine Pagels paintings at the topic.

Show description

In the Name of God: The Bible in the Colonial Discourse of by C L Crouch, Jonathan Stokl

By C L Crouch, Jonathan Stokl

In In the identify of God biblical students and historians commence the interesting paintings of deconstructing British and Spanish imperial utilization of the Bible in addition to using the Bible to counteract imperialism. Six essays discover the intersections of political hobbies and biblical exegesis. person contributions study English political theorists' use of the Bible within the context of secularisation, examine the theological dialogue of discoveries within the New international in a context of fraught Jewish-Christian kinfolk in Europe and dissect millennarian preaching within the lead as much as the Crimean warfare. Others examine the anti-imperialist use of the Bible in southern Africa, examine Spanish and British biblicisation strategies and hint the results of biblically-rooted articulations of nationalism at the improvement of Hinduism's courting to the Vedas. members contain: Yvonne Sherwood, Ana Valdez, Mark Somos, Andrew Mein, Hendrik Bosman and Hugh Pyper.

Show description

A Visual History of the English Bible: The Tumultuous Tale by Donald L. Brake

By Donald L. Brake

With an entire colour format and over 100 illustrations, A visible heritage of the English Bible covers the interesting trip of the Bible from the pulpit to the folk. popular biblical pupil Donald L. Brake invitations readers to discover the method of transformation from medieval manuscripts to the modern translations of our day. alongside the best way, readers will meet many heroes of the faith--men and ladies who preserved and released the Scriptures, frequently liable to their very own lives.
From Wycliffe and Tyndale to King Henry VIII and the Geneva Bible, from the Bishop's Bible and the King James model to the yank Revolution and the Civil warfare, this tumultuous story is heritage come alive. This ebook is ideal for heritage buffs, bibliophiles, and someone drawn to the colourful account of the world's most well liked ebook.

Show description

The Bible and Lay People: An Empirical Approach to Ordinary by Revd Dr Village Andrew

By Revd Dr Village Andrew

There are many books approximately how humans should interpret the Bible. This ebook is ready how humans in church buildings truly interpret the Bible, and why they interpret it within the manner that they do. according to a learn of Anglicans within the Church of britain, it explores the interplay of trust, character, adventure and context and sheds new mild at the manner that texts engage with readers. the writer indicates how the result of such learn can start to form an empirically-based theology of scripture. This particular examine techniques reader-centred feedback and the theology of scripture from a totally unique approach, and should be of curiosity to either students and those that use the Bible in churches.

Show description