Transforming Scriptures

Transforming Scriptures

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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 a€œgreat codea€ of Western civilization. Katherine Clay Bassard discusses how such texts respond as a collective a€œliterary 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.

Title:Transforming Scriptures
Author:Katherine Clay Bassard
Publisher:University of Georgia Press - 2011


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