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Voices from the Margin

Voices from the Margin

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Voices from the Margin

Interpreting the Bible in the Third World

25th Anniversary Edition

R.S. Sugirtharajah, ed.
Orbis, 2016
ISBN 9781626982055

Softcover, 640 pp.
6.0 X 1.4 X 9.2 inches | 1.85 pounds

"Recommended to all scholars and students of the Bible, especially those whose own social location is in the so-called First World." --Catholic Biblical Quarterly

"A very useful textbook which puts biblical study today in a broad context and contains many unusual insights." --
Journal for the Study of the Old Testament

"Successfully reintroduces and builds upon complex, different, and often conflicting issues that are found within biblical scholarship today.... It is good to once again be invited to draw and drink deeply from the overflowing and interflowing well of wisdom and insight." --
The Catholic Biblical Quarterly

This long-anticipated new edition of a classic in bibilical studies and theology features:

  • A new introduction and afterword calling attention to new developments in biblical interpretation;
  • Eleven new essays offering Global South applications of Biblical passages and teachings;
  • Essays specific to given cultures, as well as essays that offer more general analysis of Biblical passages with insights into economics and social conditions in the nations of the Global South.
  1. S. Sugirtharajah is Professor Emeritus in Biblical Hermeneutics at Birmingham University, U.K. He is author and editor of significant volumes on biblical studies, and his writings have been translated into multiple languages around the globe.

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