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Bibil Identifier bibil:213517
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Empire and Apocalypse
Title (English, ) Postcolonialism and the New Testament
Author Moore, Stephen D.
Series The Bible in the Modern World (Volume: 12)
Year (Publication) 2006
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2006
Year (Copyright) 2006
Year (Reference) 2006
Library NOT SPECIFIED
Signature -
Publishing house Sheffield Phoenix Press
Place Sheffield
ISBN 978-1-905048-86-1
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages x Pages
160 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract In Empire and Apocalypse Stephen Moore offers us the most complete introduction yet to the emergent field of postcolonial biblical criticism. It includes an indispensable in-depth introduction to postcolonial theory and criticism together with a detailed survey of postcolonial biblical criticism. Next come three substantial exegetical chapters on the Gospels of Mark and John and the Book of Revelation, which together demonstrate how postcolonial studies provide fresh conceptual resources and critical strategies for rethinking early Christianity's complex relations to the Roman Empire. Each of these three texts, to different degrees, Moore argues, mimic and replicate fundamental facets of Roman imperial ideology even while resisting and eroding it. The book concludes with an amply annotated bibliography whose main section provides a comprehensive listing of work done to date in postcolonial biblical criticism.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Postcolonialism
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Revelation
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