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Discourses of Empire: The Gospel of Mark from a Postcolonial Perspective
Leander, Hans

Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013 pp. xiv + 388. $47.95

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Description: Alleging that Mark has "empire" woven into its basic fabric, this volume of postcolonial criticism offers a unique dual analysis of Mark in its ancient context of the Roman Empire and in the context of nineteenth century European colonialism.

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

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Review by Angela N. Parker
Published 3/7/2015
Citation: Angela N. Parker, review of Hans Leander, Discourses of Empire: The Gospel of Mark from a Postcolonial Perspective, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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