Biblical Limits

  • God, Gender and the Bible

    By Deborah Sawyer

    Edited by David Gunn, Gary. A Philips

    Deborah Sawyer discusses this crucial yet unresolved question in the context of contemporary and postmodern ideas about gender and power, based on fresh examination of a number of texts from Hebrew and Christian scripture. Such texts offer striking parallels to contemporary gender theories (…

    Paperback – 2002-07-18
    Routledge
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  • Racializing Jesus

    Race, Ideology and the Formation of Modern Biblical Scholarship

    By Shawn Kelley

    Shawn Kelley's groundbreaking study shows how the major intellectual movements of the modern world, such as Orientalism and romantic nationalism, become infused with the category of race. He then traces the processes through which racially-grounded thinking has influenced modern biblical…

    Paperback – 2002-05-02
    Routledge
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  • Knockin' on Heaven's Door

    The Bible and Popular Culture

    By Roland Boer

    Knockin' On Heaven's Door offers a critically sophisticated and truly interdisciplinary analysis of the relationship between biblical studies and contemporary culture.Specific biblical texts are examined in the light of cultural criticism and areas of popular culture including pornography, heavy…

    Paperback – 1999-08-12
    Routledge
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  • The Book of Hiding

    Gender, Ethnicity, Annihilation, and Esther

    By Timothy K. Beal

    The Book of Hiding offers a fluent and erudite analysis of the parallels between the Bible and contemporary discussions of gender, ethnicity and social ambiguity. Beal focuses particularly on the traditionally marginalised book of Esther, in order to examine closely the categories of self and other…

    Paperback – 1997-10-30
    Routledge
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  • Reading Bibles, Writing Bodies

    Identity and The Book

    Edited by Timothy K. Beal, David Gunn

    The Bible is often said to be one of the foundation texts of Western culture. The present volume shows that it goes far beyond being a religious text. The essays explore how religious, political and cultural identities, including ethnicity and gender, are embodied in biblical discourse. Following…

    Paperback – 1996-11-28
    Routledge
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  • Jesus Framed

    By George Aichele

    Biblical Limits is a new series which brings to the traditional field of Biblical Studies literary criticism, anthropology and gender-based approaches, thus reaching new ways of understanding Biblical texts.Jesus Framed is a collection of essays on reading the gospel of Mark. It uses literary…

    Paperback – 1996-05-09
    Routledge
    Biblical Limits