Colonialism and the Bible

Contemporary Reflections from the Global South

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Editor(s): 
Tat-siong Benny Liew, Fernando F. Segovia
  • Lanham, MD: 
    Lexington Books
    , April
     2018.
     398 pages.
     $120.00.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9781498572750.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Mitzi J. Smith forthcoming.

Description

This volume addresses the problematic relationship between colonialism and the Bible. It does so from the perspective of the Global South, calling upon voices from Africa and the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean. The contributors address the present state of the problematic relationship in their respective geopolitical and geographical contexts. In so doing, they provide sharp analyses of the past, the present, and the future: historical contexts and trajectories, contemporary legacies and junctures, and future projects and strategies. Taken together, the essays provide a rich and expansive comparative framework across the globe.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Tat-siong Benny Liew is Class of 1956 Professor in New Testament Studies at the College of the Holy Cross.

Fernando F. Segovia is Oberlin Graduate Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Vanderbilt University.

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