By Stephen D. Moore
The 16 essays assembled during this quantity, 4 of them co-authored, chart the successive levels of a pro existence lived within the interstices of Bible and conception. attractive such texts because the tune of Songs, four Maccabees, Mark, Luke-Acts, John, and Romans, and such topics because the quest for the historic Jesus, the essays concurrently traverse postmodernism, deconstruction, New Historicism, autobiographical feedback, cultural reviews, postcolonial stories, masculinity stories, queer idea, and posttheory. person essay introductions and periodic annotated bibliographies make the quantity a sophisticated advent to biblical literary feedback.
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