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Transgression and Transformation

Feminist, Postcolonial and Queer Biblical Interpretation as Creative Interventions
  • By Andrew Mein, Jacqueline Vayntrub, L. Juliana Claassens
$136.79
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This volume on feminist, postcolonial and queer biblical interpretation gathers perspectives from a global body of researchers; in offering innovative interpretations of key texts from the Hebrew Bible, both established and emerging biblical scholars consider the question of how commonplace interpretative practices may be considered to be transgressive in nature. Utilizing innovative strategies, they read against the grain of the text and in support of the marginalized, the subordinated or subaltern others both in the text and in our world today.

Important questions regarding power and privilege are constantly raised: whose voices are being heard, and whose interests are being served? Knowing all too well the harm that stereotypical constructions of the Other can do in terms of feeding racism, sexism, homophobia and imperialism in their respective interpretative communities, the essays in this volume interrogate constructions of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and class, both in the text as well as in their respective contexts. By means of these thought-provoking interpretations, the contributors show their commitment not merely the sake of scholarship but to a scholarly ethos, which in some shape or form contributes to the cultivation of more just, equitable societies.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780567696250
    • Manufacturer: T & T Clark Us
    • Author: Andrew Mein
    • Author: L. Juliana Claassens
    • Author: Jacqueline Vayntrub
    • ISBN 13: 9780567696250
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2021
    • Format: Hardcover
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