All of the groundbreaking articles from The People's Bible on the role culture played in Scripture and its subsequent reception. Historical-critical, liberationist, postmodern, and postcolonial interpretations are brought to bear, along with African American, Asian American, Latino, Native American, and Euro-American perspectives. 320 pages, softcover. Fortress.
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This book gives cultural insight into Scripture.
Date:March 19, 2011
John Downing Jr
This scholarly work, from differnt ethnic and cultural backgtounds, provides insight into the understanding and meaning of the Bible text as understood from differnt cultural experiences. It demonstates that the Scripture is meaningful to all cultures when viewd from each one's own experience and that Western European understanding of the Bible is not THE way God uses His word to reach where people are in their life experiences. The Bible is of eternal value for all people regardless of race or cultural background. This book helps us to accept people the way God made them and loves them.