Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 April 2002

244 Pages | 1 halftone


ISBN: 9780198752691

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Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation

R. S. Sugirtharajah

  • provides practical examples of the application of postcolonial criticism to biblical interpretation
  • charts biblical scholarship from colonial times to the present
  • discusses the political and ideological function of the King James Bible of 1611
  • debates the effects of diasporic experience and the Bible
  • highlights the impact of postcolonial criticism on liberation hermeneutics

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