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Empire and exile : postcolonial readings of the book of Jeremiah

Author: Steed V Davidson
Publisher: New York, NY : T & T Clark, ©2011.
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 542.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
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Explores the impact of Babylonian aggression upon the book of Jeremiah by calling attention to the presence of the empire and showing how the book of "Jeremiah" can be read as resistant responses to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steed V Davidson
ISBN: 9780567437044 9780567655264 0567655261 0567437043
OCLC Number: 657604441
Notes: "A Continuum imprint"--Title page verso.
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Union Theological Seminary, 2005, under the title Finding a place : a postcolonial examination of the ideology of place in the book of Jeremiah.
Description: xi, 218 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: (Dis)locating location --
(Dis)locating interpretations --
The book of Jeremiah in postcolonial perspective --
Saving home : Jeremiah 32:1-15 --
The world in the home : Jeremiah 40:1-12 --
(A)way from home : Jeremiah 29:5-7 --
Conclusion : Reading between exodus and exile.
Series Title: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 542.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Responsibility: Steed Vernyl Davidson.
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Empire and Exile offers a lucid analysis of ways in which the book of Jeremiah reveals ancient Judean strategies for cultural survival during the period of Babylonian domination. Deftly deploying Read more...

 
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