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Soundings in Cultural Criticism: Perspectives and Methods in Culture, Power, and Identity in the New Testament
Lozada, Jr., Francisco and Greg Carey, editors

Minneapolis: Fortress, 2013 pp. xvi + 231. $49

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Soundings Series: Charting the Currents of Contemporary Scholarship


Description: A number of disciplines aligned under "cultural criticism" have changed the shape of contemporary biblical studies not only by offering new methods but by questioning old goals and proposing new ones. Soundings in Cultural Criticism offers a collection of succinct essays in these fields by some of the foremost scholars in New Testament studies. Questions of historical reconstruction, textual interpretation, and present cultural deployment are addressed in an ideal second textbook for New Testament courses.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Textual Criticism, Literary Approaches, Hermeneutics, History of Interpretation

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Review by G. Kellett
Published 5/26/2014
Citation: Earl Kellett, review of Francisco Lozada Jr. and Greg Carey, eds., Soundings in Cultural Criticism: Perspectives and Methods in Culture, Power, and Identity in the New Testament, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).


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