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Bible and Transformation: The Promise of Intercultural Bible Reading
de Wit, Hans and Janet Dyk, editors

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2015 pp. viii+ 477. $54.95

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Description: This book offers the results of research within a new area of discipline—empirical hermeneutics in intercultural perspective. The book includes interpretations from the homeless in Amsterdam, to Indonesia, from African Xhosa readers to Norway, to Madagascar, American youths, Germany, Czech Republic, Colombia, and Haitian refugees in the Dominican Republic.The contributors are Digna María Adames Nuñez, Marisol Ale Diaz, Eric Nii Bortey Anum, Esa J. Autero, Kim Barker, Willemien van Berkum, Janet Dyk, Godian Ejiogu, Knut Holter, Louis C. Jonker, Ricardo González Kindelan, Werner Kahl, Rainer Kessler, Ignacio Antonio Madera Vargas, La Rip Marip, Jeff Moore, Manuel Obeso Pérez, John Mansford Prior, Daniel S. Schipani, Fernando F. Segovia, Batara Sihombing, Hans Snoek, Luc Tanja, José Vicente Vergara Hoyos, Charlene van der Walt, Gerald West, Hans de Wit, Taggert E. Wolverton, and Danie van Zyl.

Subjects: Bible, Literature, Methods, Ideological Critique, Theological Approaches

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Review by Jione Havea
Published 9/7/2017
Citation: Jione Havea, review of Hans de Wit and Janet Dyk, eds., Bible and Transformation: The Promise of Intercultural Bible Reading, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


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