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The Africana Bible : reading Israel's Scriptures from Africa and the African diaspora

Author: Hugh R Page; Randall C Bailey; et al
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Fortress Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Africana Bible features a critical commentary on every book of the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha that are authoritative for many in African and African-diasporan communities worldwide. It highlights issues of concern to the global Black community (such as globalization and the colonial legacy) and the distinctive norms of interpretation in African and African Diasporan settings.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh R Page; Randall C Bailey; et al
ISBN: 9780800621254 0800621255
OCLC Number: 233543756
Description: xxxi, 358 p., [26] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Africana bible : a rationale / Hugh R. Page, Jr. --
The African diaspora as construct and lived experience / Leslie R. James --
African and African Diaspoan hermeneutics / Randall C. Bailey ... [et al.] --
The Bible in twenty-first century Africa / David Tuesday Adamo --
Women, Africana reality and the Bible / Madipoane Masenya --
The Bible and Africana life / S.V. Davidson, Justin Upkong, Gosnell Yorke --
Reading the Bible responsibly / Wil Gafney --
The Hebrew Bible in Africana art, music, and popular culture / K.N. Ruffin --
Early Hebrew poetry and ancient pre-biblical sources / H.R. Page Jr. --
Genesis / R.S. Sadler --
Exodus / J. Fentress-Williams --
Leviticus / M. McClenney-Sadler --
Numbers / M.E. Taylor --
Deuteronomy / H.V. Bennett --
Introduction to the prophets / C. Kirk-Duggan, Valerie Bridgeman --
The Deuteronomistic history / J.C. Ross --
Joshua / T.L.J. Mafico --
Judges / R.C. Bailey --
1-2 Samuel / T.W. Burgh --
1-2 Kings / S.B. Reid --
Isaiah / M.K. Nzimande --
Jeremiah / Madipoane Masenya --
Ezekiel / D.E. Callender Jr. --
Hosea / Wallace Hartsfield --
Joel / J.W.D. Holder --
Amos / Cleotha Robertson --
Obadiah / E.B. Farisani --
Jonah / Valerie Bridgeman --
Micah / E.B. Farisani --
Nahum / Valerie Bridgeman --
Habakkuk / C. Kirk-Duggan --
Zephaniah ? D.R. Mbuwayesango --
Haggai / K.N. Gwa --
Zechariah / J.C. Ross --
Malachi / Stacy Davis --
The Ketuvim / / Madipoane Masenya, R.S. Sadler --
Psalms / N.S. Murrell, D.T. Shannon, D.T. Adamo --
Job / Madipoane Masenya, R.S. Sadler --
Proverbs / Naomi Franklin --
Ruth / Wil Gafney --
Song of Songs / N.S. Murrell --
Ecclesiastes / J.-D. Hopkins --
Lamentations / W.A. Bailey --
Esther / D.B. Akoto --
Daniel / A.M. Mbuvi --
Ezra and Nehemiah / Herbert Marbury --
1-2 Chronicles / R.J. Weems --
Introduction to the deuterocanonical and pseudepigraphic writings / Stacy Davis, N.S. Murrell --
1-2 Esdras / C.L. Nash --
Tobit / Stacy Davis --
Judith / Naomi Franklin --
The Greek additions to Esther / R.C. Bailey --
Wisom of Solomon / N.S. Murrell --
Baruch / Robert Wafawanaka --
Letter of Jeremiah / V.L. Johnson --
Susanna / Stacy Davis --
Bel and the dragon / A.O. Stokes --
Prayer of Manasseh / H.R. Page Jr. --
1-3 Maccabees / W.M. Johnson --
4 Macca bees / E.B. Powery --
Sirach / Naomi Franklin --
Psalm 151 / Stacy Davis --
1 Enoch / H.R. Page Jr. --
The Sybilline oracles / W.M. Johnson --
Lide of Adam and Eve / D.E. Callender Jr. --
Jubilees / J.-D. Hopkins.
Responsibility: Hugh R. Page, Jr., general editor ; Randall C. Bailey ... [et al.], associate editors.
Local System Bib Number:
219994

Abstract:

The Africana Bible features a critical commentary on every book of the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha that are authoritative for many in African and African-diasporan communities worldwide. It highlights issues of concern to the global Black community (such as globalization and the colonial legacy) and the distinctive norms of interpretation in African and African Diasporan settings.
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