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The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneutics

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The first edition of this work, published in 1983, helped to establish the significance of new sociological and political approaches to the Bible. Now, ten years later, this new edition of The Bible and Liberation broadens the work, reflecting the dramatic advances made in this area in the past decade. Socio-political treatments of the Bible have flourished, particularly w ...more
Paperback, 558 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by Orbis Books (first published January 1984)
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Norman Karol Gottwald is an American Marxist biblical scholar and political activist.
Gottwald, a Fulbright scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1960 and a former Baptist minister, is presently the W. W. White Professor of Biblical Studies at New York Theological Seminary. He has lectured at numerous universities, including Princeton, Brown, Brandeis and the Universities of California a
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