Item description for Postcolonial Feminist Interpretation of the Bible by Musa W. Dube & Musa Dube-Shomanah...
Overview Noting that the ways of interpreting the Bible now practiced in the West are patriarchal and oppressive of those in other parts of the world, Dube offers an alternative interpretation that attends to and respects the needs of women in the two-thirds world. In a provocative and insightful reading of the book of Matthew, she shows us how to read the Bible as decolonizing rather than imperialist literature.
Publishers Description Noting that the ways of interpreting the Bible now practiced in the West are patriarchal and oppressive of those in other parts of the world, Dube offers an alternative interpretation that attends to and respects needs of women in the two-thirds world. In a provocative and insightful reading of the book of Matthew, she shows us how to read the Bible as decolonizing rather than imperialist literature.
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Studio: Christian Board of Publication
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.53" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2000
Publisher Christian Board of Publication
ISBN 0827229631 ISBN13 9780827229631
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More About Musa W. Dube & Musa Dube-Shomanah
Musa W. Dube was born in 1964.
Musa W. Dube has published or released items in the following series...
Society of Biblical Literature: Global Perspectives on Biblical
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Cutting Edge Post Colonial Theology Jul 21, 2007
Musa Dube is a brilliant scholar who draws the reader into a fresh prespective on the Roman Imperial environment in which the New Testament was written. It illustrates, by examining specific Scriptures, the destructive role that presence of the Roman Empire had on communities of color both during and after their status as colonies of the Roman Empire, and how this is reflected in the way the Scriptures are written. She also underscores throughout the role of specific constructions of gender in the colonizing process, as it is reflected in specific scriptural passages. It is a fascinating study. People of color throughout the world need to read and discuss it at local church levels (in the best of all possible worlds, smile).