Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 June 2002

256 Pages | 2 halftones

ISBN: 9780198752691

Bookseller Code (06)

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