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dc.contributor.author Hunter, Jannie
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-18T06:39:08Z
dc.date.available 2014-11-18T06:39:08Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Hunter, J.Postcolonial biblical interpretation: a futile exercise? Journal for Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, 3 (1&2), 118-125. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11070/1292
dc.description.abstract After modernism, interpretive approaches moved away from focussing only on language for seeking the meaning of texts. In biblical interpretation, the same trend emerged. Focus shifted to the periphery and even the historical (diachronic) and current (synchronic) “outsides” or contexts of the language of texts in order to establish meaning in specific texts and textual genres. “Postcolonial” interpretation followed this trend in most African contexts and became more popular in the after-colonial eras of African interpretive communities who have been liberated socially and politically, and with that, also literarily. The postcolonial interpretive exercise currently gains ground, but also fights criticism from the pure literalists. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Namibia en_US
dc.subject Biblical interpretation en_US
dc.title Postcolonial biblical interpretation: a futile exercise? en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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