From Every People and Nation: The Book of Revelation in Intercultural Perspective

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David M. Rhoads
Fortress Press - Religion - 277 pages
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A diverse group of New Testament scholars and theologians offer myriad paths to a better understanding of the Book of Revelation. They discuss topics such as Hispanic / Cuban American and African American perspectives, ecological issues, postcolonial themes, and liberation theology. The book also provides a set of guidelines for intercultural Bible study.The volume's contributors include: Brian K. Blount Justo Gonz lez Harry O. Maier Clarice J. Martin James Okoye Tina Pippin Pablo Richard Barbara R. Rossing V tor Westhelle Khiok-Khng Yeo
 

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Contents

The Witness of Active Resistance The Ethics of Revelation in African American Perspective
28
Revelation Clarity and Ambivalence A HispanicCuban American Perspective
47
Coming Out of Babylon A FirstWorld Reading of Revelation among Immigrants
62
Polishing the Unclouded Mirror A Womanist Reading of Revelation 1813
82
Power and Worship Revelation in African Perspective
110
The Heroine and the Whore The Apocalypse of John in Feminist Perspective
127
Reading the Apocalypse Resistance Hope and Liberation in Central America
146
For the Healing of the World Reading Revelation Ecologically
165
Hope for the Persecuted Cooperation with the State and Meaning for the Dissatisfied Three Readings of Revelation from a Chinese Context
200
Intercultural Bible Study Three Principles
223
Intercultural Bible Study Some Suggestions for Group Interaction
232
Reading Profile Cultural Identity Social Location Personal Perspectives
241
A Study Guide for Ten Sessions of Two Hours
243
Intercultural Bible Study
249
Cultural Interpretation
252
The Book of Revelation
261

Revelation 13 Between the Colonial and the Postcolonial a Reading from Brazil
183

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