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Exploring Ecological Hermeneutics

Norman C Habel (Ed)Peter Trudinger

Exploring Ecological Hermeneutics

Norman C Habel (Ed)Peter Trudinger

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What has hermeneutics to do with ecology? What texts, if any, come to mind when you consider what the scriptures might say about environmental ethics? To help readers think critically and clearly about the Bible's relation to modern environmental issues, this volume expands the horizons of biblical interpretation to introduce ecological hermeneutics, moving beyond a simple discussion about Earth and its constituents as topics to a reading of the text from the perspective of Earth. In these groundbreaking essays, sixteen scholars seek ways to identify with Earth as they read and retrieve the role or voice of Earth, a voice previously unnoticed or suppressed within the biblical text and its interpretation. This study enriches eco-theology with eco-exegesis, a radical and timely dialogue between ecology and hermeneutics. The contributors are Vicky Balabanski, Laurie Braaten, Norman Habel, Theodore Hiebert, Cameron Howard, Melissa Tubbs Loya, Hilary Marlow, Susan Miller, Raymond Person, A

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What has hermeneutics to do with ecology? What texts, if any, come to mind when you consider what the scriptures might say about environmental ethics? To help readers think critically and clearly about the Bible's relation to modern environmental issues, this volume expands the horizons of biblical interpretation to introduce ecological hermeneutics, moving beyond a simple discussion about Earth and its constituents as topics to a reading of the text from the perspective of Earth. In these groundbreaking essays, sixteen scholars seek ways to identify with Earth as they read and retrieve the role or voice of Earth, a voice previously unnoticed or suppressed within the biblical text and its interpretation. This study enriches eco-theology with eco-exegesis, a radical and timely dialogue between ecology and hermeneutics. The contributors are Vicky Balabanski, Laurie Braaten, Norman Habel, Theodore Hiebert, Cameron Howard, Melissa Tubbs Loya, Hilary Marlow, Susan Miller, Raymond Person, A
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Meet the Authors

Norman C Habel (Ed)

Norman C. Habel, Ph.D. (1964), Concordia Seminary, is Professorial Fellow at Flinders University of South Australia. He is editor of the five-volume series, The Earth Bible (Pilgrim Press). Peter Trudinger, Ph.D. (2002), in Hebrew Bible (Psalms), Emory University, is Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies at Flinders University, and the author of The Psalms of the Tamid Service: A Liturgical Text from the Second Temple (Brill).

Peter Trudinger

PETER TRUDINGER is a senior lecturer in Old Testament at Flinders University, Adelaide and coeditor with Norm Habel of Exploring Ecological Hermeneutics (SBL, 2008).

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  • Catalogue Code 293797
  • Product Code 9781589833463
  • ISBN 1589833465
  • EAN 9781589833463
  • Pages 183
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Hermeneutics
  • Publisher Society Of Biblical Literature
  • Publication Date Jul 2008
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.305kg

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