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Publisher Description

Combining insights from social and literary theory as well as traditional historical studies, Mark Brett argues that the first book of the Bible can be read as resistance literature.
Placing the theological text firmly within its socio-political context, he shows that the editors of Genesis were directly engaged with contemporary issues, especially the nature of an authentic community, and that the book was designed to undermine the ethnocentism of the imperial governors of the Persian period (fifth century BCE).

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2005
November 23
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
192
Pages
PUBLISHER
Taylor and Francis
SELLER
Taylor & Francis Group
SIZE
524.7
KB

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