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What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament
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What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Tat-siong Benny Liew

Abstract

This is the first single-authored book on Asian American biblical interpretation. It covers all of the major genres within the New Testament and broadens biblical hermeneutics to cover not only the biblical texts, but also Asian American literature and current films and events like genome research and September 11. Despite its range, the book is organized around three foci: methodology (the distinguishing characteristics or sensibilities of Asian American biblical hermeneutics), community (the politics of inclusion and exclusion), and agency. The work intentionally affirms Asian America as a p ... More

Keywords: Asian American, biblical interpretation, New Testament, biblical hermeneutics, biblical texts, Asian American literature, panethnicity, heterogeneity, identity politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780824831622
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tat-siong Benny Liew, author
Pacific School of Religion