The Bible in Context. Essay Collection

  • This volume opens the series BiAS. Bible in Context is a collection of 9 essays discussing how biblical texts are read and interpreted in different contexts. The book discusses such contexts as Bible translation, HIV and AIDS, urban feminist Christology, denominationalism, conversion in African Christianity, environmental crisis, political conflict, land reform and women dress code. It analyses the ways in which context determines the reading processes and interpretations given to specific biblical texts. The book basically demonstrates that biblical interpretation is influenced by the contexts of the readers and the interpreters.

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Institutes:Fakultät Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften / Lehrstuhl für Neutestamentliche Wissenschaften
Author:Lovemore Togarasei
Editor:Joachim Kügler
Place of publication:Bamberg
Publisher:Univ. of Bamberg Press
Year of publication:2009
Pages / Size:178 S.
Collections (Serial Number):Bible in Africa Studies (1)
SWD-Keyword:Schriftverständnis ; Bibel ; Afrikaforschung ; Online-Publikation
Keywords:Afrikaforschung; Bibel; Bibellektüre; Bibelverständnis in Afrika; Exegese; Kontextuelle Theologie; Schriftverständnis
Bible in Africa
DDC-Classification:2 Religion / 22 Bibel / 220 Bibel
RVK-Classification:BC 7700
Document Type:Book or monograph
Publishing Institution:University of Bamberg Press, Universitätsbibliothek Bamberg
Release Date:2009/11/03