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Interpreting Beyond Borders (Fernando F Segovia) Paperback Book, (Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2000) 9781841271040
Interpreting Beyond Borders (Fernando F Segovia) Paperback Book, (Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2000) 9781841271040
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Title: Interpreting Beyond Borders

Author: Segovia, Fernando F

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Publisher: Bloomsbury T & T Clark; Publication Date: 2000

Paperback; ISBN: 9781841271040

Volumes: 1; Pages: 192

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This book addresses a fundamental reality of our time: the great movement of people, for a variety of reasons, within and across countries and cultures. From this migration has emerged the 'diasporic intellectual': the state of dislocation and displacement has become a vantage point for reflection and interpretation. The same is true of theological studies in general and biblical criticism in particular. In this masterly treatment, Fernando Segovia focuses on the emerging transborder biblical interpreters from the Two-Thirds World now residing and working in the West, both in the United States and in Europe, and examines their multiple identities. He also explores how this state of 'in-betweenness' and homesickness affects, influences and informs biblical interpretation.



List of Contributors

Interpreting beyond Borders Postcolonial Studies and Diasporic Studies in Biblical Criticism

Gustavo Gutierrez Goes to Disneyland. Theme Park Theologies and the Diaspora of the Discourse of the Popular Theologian in Liberation Theology

Reading-Across: Intercultural Criticism and Textual Posture

My Hermeneutical Journey and Daily Journey into Hermeneutics: Meaning-Making and Biblical Interpretation in the North American Diaspora

Does Diaspora Identity Imply Some Sort of Universality? An Asian-American Reading of Galatians

Hyphenating Joseph: A View of Genesis 39-41 from the Cuban Diaspora

Subversive Promises and the Creation of a Parallel Sphere: Divine Encounters with Hagar and Rebekah

Diasporic Reading of a Diasporic Text: Identity Politics and Race Relations and the Book of Esther

Hermeneutics of the Bible and 'Cricket as Text': Reading as an Exile

Index of References

Index of Authors

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