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Unexpected News: Reading the Bible with Third World Eyes

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Publisher Comments:

In Unexpected News, Robert McAfee Brown looks at ten biblical texts through a new lens. Brown's analysis is concerned with how our reading of the Bible is dependent on our experiences and worldview. Brown sets out to understand how "third world Christians," that is, Christians who live in poverty and powerlessness, interpret the Bible. Brown argues that by reading the Bible in new ways, we can learn more about other cultures as well as gain a new understanding of the biblical message.

Synopsis:

Describes the ways that Asian, African, and South American Christians interpret the Bible, especially the story of Jesus' life.

Synopsis:

This is a mind-changing book that seeks to transform attitudes in North American churches. A book on how and why to read the scriptures.

About the Author

Robert McAfee Brown was a well-known theologian, writer, teacher, and social activist. He authored many books, including The Bible Speaks to You; Liberation Theology: An Introductory Guide; Reclaiming the Bible; Religion and Violence; Theology in a New Key; and, a novel, Dark the Night, Wild the Sea, all published by Westminster John Knox Press.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780664245528
Author:
Brown, Robert McAfee
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Author:
Brown, Rita
Author:
Brown, Sunni
Author:
Brown, Robert McAfee
Author:
Brown, Sally
Author:
Brown, Phyllis
Location:
Philadelphia :
Subject:
Bible - Topical Studies
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
Church and social problems
Subject:
Sociology of Religion x
Subject:
Biblical Studies - Topical
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General
Subject:
Christianity -- Developing countries.
Subject:
Christian Life
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Criticism
Subject:
Religion Western-Bible Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 163-166.
Series Volume:
#1
Publication Date:
19840131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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Product details 168 pages Westminster John Knox Press - English 9780664245528 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Describes the ways that Asian, African, and South American Christians interpret the Bible, especially the story of Jesus' life.
"Synopsis" by , This is a mind-changing book that seeks to transform attitudes in North American churches. A book on how and why to read the scriptures.
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