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Toward a Latino/a Biblical Interpretation
Lozada Jr., Francisco

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2017 pp. vii + 139. $36.95

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Description: In Toward a Latino/a Biblical Interpretation Francisco Lozada Jr. explores the complex and diverse issues related to Latino/a biblical interpretation and to applying it. He introduces three sample readings of biblical texts leading readers through the intricacy of interpretation that has historically and culturally surrounded understanding what it means to do Latino/a biblical interpretation. Throughout, Lozada attempts to work out various strategies that Latinos/as have employed to read biblical texts. He argues that Latino/a biblical interpretation is concerned with identity and belongingness with the goal toward the transformation/liberation of the Latino/a community. The future of Latino/a biblical interpretation is recognizing its interdisciplinary approach and the identification of the great diversity among its community.

Subjects: Bible, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Hermeneutics, Ideological Critique

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Review by Leonardo Pessoa da Silva Pinto
Published 12/20/2018
Citation: Leonardo Pessoa da Silva Pinto, review of Francisco Lozada Jr., Toward a Latino/a Biblical Interpretation, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2018).

Review by Jacqueline M. Hidalgo
Published 11/14/2018
Citation: Jacqueline M. Hidalgo, review of Francisco Lozada Jr., Toward a Latino/a Biblical Interpretation, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2018).

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