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Bibil Identifier bibil:137470
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Homi K. Bhabha and the Mixed blessing of Hybridity in Biblical Hermeneutics
Author Han, Jin Hee
Journal The Bible and Critical Theory (Volume: 1, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2005
Year (Copyright) 2005
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2005
Year (Reference) 2005
Language English
Pages 1-12 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Homi K. Bhabha’s postcolonial theory offers a great potential for a new landscape in the interpretation of the biblical literature that was produced and consumed in the imperial and colonial contexts of antiquity. The notions of hybridity and mimicry Bhabha has elucidated are particularly rich in implication for a revised description of the complex web of political and cultural negotiations in ancient Israel. The fruition of the hermeneutic implications of the problematics of hybridity on biblical studies awaits the formulation of concrete strategies to engage the powers that be in the contemporary still-colonial world.
DOI 10.2104/bc050037
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Postcolonialism
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