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The Academy of the Poor

G O West
The Academy of the Poor

The Academy of the Poor

G O West

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Gerald West argues that recent trends in bib lical exegesis open up space for both serious dialogue and p erhaps collaboration, between academics reading the Bible, a nd readers of the Bible living in poor and marginalised comm unities. '

- Publisher "What roles do biblical scholars play in contexts where the Bible is a significant text within poor and marginalized communities? Gerald West reflects on what their role is by drawing on liberation hermeneutics (with a focus on race, class and gender), inculturation hermeneutics (with a focus on culture), and postmodernism (with a decentred 'focus'!). He argues that recent trends in the field of biblical studies open up space for serious dialogue (and perhaps even collaboration) between readers of the Bible in the academy and readers of the Bible in poor and marginalized communities."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Gerald West argues that recent trends in bib lical exegesis open up space for both serious dialogue and p erhaps collaboration, between academics reading the Bible, a nd readers of the Bible living in poor and marginalised comm unities. '
- Publisher

"What roles do biblical scholars play in contexts where the Bible is a significant text within poor and marginalized communities? Gerald West reflects on what their role is by drawing on liberation hermeneutics (with a focus on race, class and gender), inculturation hermeneutics (with a focus on culture), and postmodernism (with a decentred 'focus'!). He argues that recent trends in the field of biblical studies open up space for serious dialogue (and perhaps even collaboration) between readers of the Bible in the academy and readers of the Bible in poor and marginalized communities."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
- Publisher

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  • Catalogue Code 132779
  • Product Code 1850757585
  • EAN 9781850757580
  • Pages 181
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Hermeneutics
  • Publisher Sheffield Academic Press
  • Publication Date Apr 1999
  • Dimensions 230 x 159 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.318kg

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