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Reading Ruth in Asia
Havea, Jione and Peter H. W. Lau, editors

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2015 pp. ix + 148. $24.95

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Description: This book contains readings of texts in, and engagements with themes drawn from, the Book of Ruth. The chapters exhibit literary, cultural, intertextual, and postcolonial flavors, thus giving readers a taste of current trends of biblical criticism in Asia. The attention to migration, gender, and minoritized subjects in the Book of Ruth makes this a necessary read for students and researchers on Ruth and on methods of biblical criticism.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Writings, Ruth, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Ideological Critique, Theological Approaches

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Review by Woo Min Lee
Published 3/22/2018
Citation: Woo Min Lee, review of Jione Havea and Peter H. W. Lau, eds., Reading Ruth in Asia, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).


Review by James S. Lee
Published 12/27/2018
Citation: James S. Lee, review of Jione Havea and Peter H. W. Lau, eds., Reading Ruth in Asia, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).


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