Other Ways of Reading : African Women and the Bible

ISBN-10: 1589830091

ISBN-13: 9781589830097

Edition: 2001

Authors: Musa W. Dube

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Storytelling Methods and Interpretations
I Am the Womanp. 23
Esther and Northern Sotho Stories: An African-South African Woman's Commentaryp. 27
Fifty Years of Bleeding: A Storytelling Feminist Reading of Mark 5:24-43p. 50
Patriarchal and Colonizing Translations
How Local Divine Powers Were Suppressed: A Case of Mwari of the Shonap. 63
Translating the Divine: The Case of Modimo in the Setswana Biblep. 78
Reading with and from Non-Academic Readers
Cultural Hermeneutics: An African Contributionp. 101
Toward a Post-apartheid Black Feminist Reading of the Bible: A Case of Luke 2:36-38p. 114
Womanhood and Womanist Methods
A Bosadi (Womanhood) Reading of Proverbs 31:10-31p. 145
A South African Indian Womanist Reading of the Character of Ruthp. 159
The Divination Method of Interpretation
Divining Ruth for International Relationsp. 179
In Response
A North American Feminist Responsep. 199
The Bible and African Christianity: A Curse or a Blessing?p. 207
African "Ruths," Ruthless Africas: Reflections of an African Mordecaip. 237
List of Contributorsp. 253
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