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

Author: 
David Rhoads (Editor)
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Description

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 González
  • Harry O. Maier
  • Clarice J. Martin
  • James Okoye
  • Tina Pippin
  • Pablo Richard
  • Barbara R. Rossing
  • Vítor Westhelle
  • Khiok-Khng Yeo
ISBN: 
9780800637217
Price: 
$23.00
Release date: 
April 4, 2005
Pages: 
288
Width: 
6
Height: 
9

Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
    About the Contributors
    Introduction

  1. The Witness of Active Resistancea: The Ethics of Revelation in African American Perspective
    Brian K. Blount

  2. Revelation: Clarity and Ambivalence: A Hispanic/Cuban American Perspective
    Justo L. González

  3. Coming Out of Babylon: A First-World Reading of Revelation among Immigrants
    Harry O. Maier

  4. Polishing the Unclouded Mirror: A Womanist Reading of Revelation 18:13
    Clarice J. Martin

  5. Power and Worship: Revelation in African Perspective
    James Chukwuma Okoye

  6. The Heroine and the Whore: The Apocalypse of John in Feminist Perspective
    Tina Pippin

  7. Reading the Apocalypse: Resistance, Hope, and Liberation in Central America
    Pablo Richard

  8. For the Healing of the World: Reading Revelation Ecologically
    Barbara R. Rossing

  9. Revelation 13: Between the Colonial and the Postcolonial, a Reading from Brazil
    Vitor Westhelle

  10. Hope for the Persecuted, Cooperation with the State, and Meaning for the Dissatisfied: Three Readings of Revelation from a Chinese Context
    K.-K. (Khiok-khng) Yeo
    Appendices
  1. Intercultural Bible Study: Three Principles
  2. Intercultural Bible Study: Some Suggestions for Group Interaction
  3. Reading Profile: Cultural Identity/Social Location/ Personal Perspectives
  4. From Every People and Nation: A Study Guide for Ten Sessions of Two Hours
    Bibliographies
  1. Intercultural Bible Study
  2. Cultural Interpretation
  3. The Book of Revelation