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Unexpected News

Robert McAfee Brown

Paperback 1984-01-01

Publisher Description

InUnexpected 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.

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Publisher Description

InUnexpected 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.

Koorong Code104234
ISBN0664245528
EAN9780664245528
Pages168
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryScripture
Sub-CategoryHermeneutics
PublisherWestminster John Knox Press
Publication DateJan 1984
Dimensions11 x 135 x 205mm
Weight0.220kg