Sea of Readings: The Bible in the South Pacific (Semeia by Jione Havea PDF

By Jione Havea

Readings via South Pacific islanders

This booklet deals readings of the Bible by way of local biblical critics from the South Pacific (Pasifika). An essay from editor Jione Havea introduces the amount through finding those essays inside of islander feedback and by way of explaining the stream of the e-book. Essays are provided in 3 sections. “Island Twists” deals readings that twist, like a whirlpool, biblical texts round insights of Pasifika novelists, composers, poets, and sages. “Island Turns” includes contextual readings that flip biblical texts towards Pasifika. “Across the ocean” comprises responses through biblical critics from around the sea.


  • Contributions to islander criticism
  • A exhibit of texts through local writers, poets, and composers
  • Crosscultural and postcolonial readings
  • Jione Havea is a local Methodist pastor from Tonga, a learn fellow in non secular experiences at Trinity Methodist Theological university (Aotearoa / New Zealand), an honorary learn fellow with the general public and Contextual Theology learn Centre, Charles Sturt college (Australia), and with the college of Divinity (Australia). he's the writer of Elusions of regulate: Biblical legislation at the phrases of Women (Society of Biblical Literature) and coeditor of Reading Ruth in Asia (SBL Press).

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