Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics within a Caribbean Context by Oral A. W. Thomas

By Oral A. W. Thomas

The Bible is of crucial value inside of Caribbean lifestyles yet isn't used as an agent for social swap. Caribbean biblical hermeneutics concentration extra at the that means of biblical texts for this day and no more at the context within which the texts themselves have been written. 'Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics inside of a Caribbean Context' bargains a biblical hermeneutic that recognizes the significance of the socio-ideological pursuits, theological agendas, and social practices that produced the biblical texts, in addition to the socio-cultural context of the modern reader. The booklet examines the social context of post-independence Caribbean and descriptions the problems of biblical interpretation inside Christian groups that descend from a background of slavery. present hermeneutical practices within the Caribbean are critiqued and a biblical resistant analyzing provided that permits the Bible for use as a cultural weapon of resistance.

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