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A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings
Segovia, Fernando†F. and R.†s. Sugirtharajah, editors

London: T&T Clark, 2007 pp. x + 466. $160.00

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The Bible and Postcolonialism, 13


Description: This Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings represents a critical benchmark in postcolonial biblical criticism. Indeed, the Commentary stands as the most comprehensive application to date of postcolonial criticism to the biblical texts, with its focus on the entire corpus of the New Testament. It places the reality and ramifications of imperial-colonial frameworks and relations at the centre of biblical criticism.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Ideological Critique, Postcolonial Approaches

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Review by Jonathan A. Draper
Published 10/4/2008
Citation: Jonathan A. Draper, review of R. S. Sugirtharajah and Fernando F. Segovia, eds., A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


Review by Hans Leander
Published 10/4/2008
Citation: Hans Leander, review of R. S. Sugirtharajah and Fernando F. Segovia, eds., A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


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