Transforming Scriptures is the first sustained treatment of African American women writers' intellectual, even theological, engagements with the book Northrop Frye referred to as the agreat codea of Western civilization. Katherine Clay Bassard discusses how such texts respond as a collective aliterary witnessa to the use of the Bible for purposes of social domination.CHAPTER ONE talking mules and troubled hermeneutics BLACK WOMENa#39;S BIBLICAL S E L F - D I S C LO S U R E S In Numbers 22-24 the ... In other biblical references to Balaam, in both the Old and New Testaments, the prophet did not fare so well. ... ass took a variety of forms, from describing an actual mule, to representing unscrupulous ministers, to quoting Balaama#39;s (misfired) prophetic discourse.
|Author||:||Katherine Clay Bassard|
|Publisher||:||University of Georgia Press - 2011|