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Derrida's Bible (Reading a Page of Scripture with a Little Help from Derrida)

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ISBN-10: 140396663X

ISBN-13: 9781403966636

Edition: 2004

Authors: Yvonne Sherwood, Yvonne Shewood, Yvonne Shewood

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This collection asks what it might mean to think about a seemingly oxymoronic thing: Derrida's Bible. Reading little bits of scripture alongside little bits of Derrida, the contributors invite you to a series of Bible Studies that certainly wouldn't fit into those conventional devotional series called Daily Bread or Daily Light (nor into their presumed opposite--Daily Scorpions or Daily Darkness). They question the popular belief that 'Derrida' and 'Bible' are self-evident things that invite either wholesale denunciation or whole-hearted disciple-love. Following Derrida's lead they ask what it might mean to think Bible in relation to pressing contemporary questions: ethical, religious,…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 12/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 323
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Introduction : Derrida's Bible
Between genealogy and virgin birth : origin and originality in Matthew
Of secretaries, secrets, and scrolls : Jeremiah 36 and the irritating word of God
Postcards from the (canon's) edge : the pastoral epistles and Derrida's The post card
Erasing Amalek : remembering to forget with Derrida and biblical tradition
The missing/mystical messiah : Melchizedek among the specters of Genesis 14
Jerusalem and memory : on a long parenthesis in Derrida's Specters of Marx
Shibboleth and the ma(r)king of culture : Judges 12 and the monolingualism of the other
The book of Esther : the making and unmaking of Jewish identity
Triangulating responsibility : how and why Abraham, Isaac, and Ishmael offer and refuse the gift of death, and to/from whom
Preferring or not preferring : Derrida on Bartleby as Kierkegaard's Abraham
Justice as gift : thinking grace with the help of Derrida
Trembling in the dark : Derrida's Mysterium Tremendum and the Gospel of Mark
Death at the gate : who let him in? : responsibility for death in the Wisdom of Solomon and Derrida
The end of the world : Archive Fever, Qohelet 12:1-7, and Lamentations Rabbah
Decomposing Qohelet
And Sarah died
Pardon me ...