Reading the Bible from the Margins
Miguel A. De La Torre
Orbis Books, Jan 1, 2002 - Religion - 196 pages
This introduction focuses on how issues involving race, class, and gender influence our understanding of the Bible.
Describing how "standard" readings of the Bible are not always acceptable to people or groups on the "margins," this book afters valuable new insights into biblical texts today.
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I don't think I'm quite the target audience for this book; it comes from a course for conservative Midwestern Christians who think there's only one "right" interpretation of any given Bible passage ... Read full review
Review: Reading the Bible from the MarginsUser Review - Connie - Goodreads
Years ago I remember yearning to read the Bible with an understanding different from my white middle class US eyes. This book has cracked open that yearning just a wee bit. De La Torre, a Cuban ... Read full review
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