The Peoples' Companion to the Bible (Paperback)

By Curtiss Paul DeYoung (Editor), Wilda C. Gafney (Editor), Leticia A. Guardiola-Saenz (Editor)

Fortress Press, 9780800697020, 291pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2010

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Description

Highlighting the role of cultures in both the development of the Bible and in its subsequent reception around the world, The Peoples Companion to the Bible enables students to see how social locationincluding gender, ethnicity, social class, and cultural pluralismhas figured in the ways particular peoples have understood the biblical text. But it also helps students formulate their own social location and biblical horizon as a key to understanding the Bible and its import for them.