"READING WITH": AN EXPLORATION OF THE INTERFACE BETWEEN CRITICAL AND ORDINARY READINGS OF THE BIBLE African Overtures
Guest Editors: Gerald West and Musa W. Dube Board Editor: Phyllis A. Bird
TABLE OF CONTENTS An Introduction: How We Have Come to "Read With" Gerald West and Musa W. Dube I. "READING WITH": THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS 1.Reading the Bible Differently: Giving Shape to the Discourse of the Dominated Gerald West 2.Race, Class, and Gender as Herrneneutical Factors in the African Independent Churches' Appropriation of the Bible Itumeleng J. Mosala II. "READING WITH" SOUTH AFRICAN READERS 3.Confessional Western Text-Centered Biblical Interpretation and an Oral Residual Context Jonathon A. Draper 4. A Real Reader Reading Revelation Tim Long III. "READING WITH" WOMEN
5.Readings of Semoya: Batswana Women's Interpretations of Matt. 15:21-28 Musa W. Dube 6.Engaging Popular Religion: A Hermeneutical Investigation of Marian Devotion in the Township of Mphophomeni Megan Walker IV. "READING WITH": INCULTURATION READERS 7.Bible Study in Africa, A Passover of Language John S. Pobee 8. Interpreting the Bible in African Contexts: Glasgo Consultation John Riches 9. The Parable or the Shrewd Manager (Luke 16:1-13). An Essay in the Inculturation Biblical Hermeneutic Justin S. Ukpong
V. DOING THEOLOGY WITH ORDINARY READERS 10. Work, the Bible, Workers, and Theologians : Elements of a Workers' Theology Albert Nolan 11. Old Testament Theology, for Whom? Gunther H. Wittenburg
VI. RESPONDENTS Secular and Ordinary Reader More than a Simple Interface Bernard C. Lategan Response to "Reading With..." Renita J. Weems Biblical Scholars at the Interface Between Critical and Ordinary Readings: A Response Daniel Patte A Response to 'ReadingWith...':" Critical " and "Ordinary" Readings Teresia M. Hinga
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