Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization (Paperback)

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By Steve Heinrichs (Editor), Jonathan Dyck (Illustrator), Sylvia McAdam (Afterword by)
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Description


For generations, the Bible has been employed by settler colonial societies as a weapon to dispossess Indigenous and racialized peoples of their lands, cultures, and spiritualties. Given this devastating legacy, many want nothing to with it. But is it possible for the exploited and their allies to reclaim the Bible from the dominant powers? Can it serve as an instrument for justice in the cause of the oppressed? Even a nonviolent weapon toward decolonization? In Unsettling the Word, over 60 Indigenous and Settler authors come together to wrestle with the Scriptures, rereading and re-imagining the ancient text for the sake of reparative futures.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781626983113
ISBN-10: 1626983119
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication Date: February 20th, 2019
Pages: 320
Language: English