What is the future for the Bible, one of the most important books in the world? In this manifesto, Roland Boer explores the idea that the Bible is an unruly and uncontrollable text that has been colonized by church, synagogue, and state. Powerfully argues that the Bible needs to be rescued from its abuse by the religious and political right Considers the history of revolutionary readings of the Bible, from Gerrard Winstanley to the present Urges a role for the Bible in a new "worldly left": an alliance ...

Rescuing the Bible 2007, Blackwell Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781405170208

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Rescuing the Bible 2007, Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN-13: 9781405170215