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Bibil Identifier bibil:205060
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Exploring Ecological Hermeneutics
Title (English, Abbreviation) Ecological Hermeneutics
Editor Habel, Norman C.
Editor Trudinger, Peter
Series Society of Biblical Literature. Symposium Series (Volume: 46)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature UPA 51567
Place 22.061
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-15745-3
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xiv Pages
183 Pages
height in cm 25
Genre Original
Abstract What has hermeneutics to do with ecology? What texts, if any, come to mind when you consider what the scriptures might say about environmental ethics? To help readers think critically and clearly about the Bible’s relation to modern environmental issues, this volume expands the horizons of biblical interpretation to introduce ecological hermeneutics, moving beyond a simple discussion about Earth and its constituents as topics to a reading of the text from the perspective of Earth. In these groundbreaking essays, sixteen scholars seek ways to identify with Earth as they read and retrieve the role or voice of Earth, a voice previously unnoticed or suppressed within the biblical text and its interpretation. This study enriches eco-theology with eco-exegesis, a radical and timely dialogue between ecology and hermeneutics.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Ecology
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