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The Bible and Asia

From the Pre-Christian Era to the Postcolonial Age

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$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674049079

Publication Date: 11/12/2013


320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Introduction
  • 1. Merchandise, Moralities, and Poetics of Aryans, Dravidians, and Israelites
  • 2. Colonial Bureaucrats and the Search for Older Testaments
  • 3. Enlisting Christian Texts for Protest in the Empire
  • 4. A Buddhist Ascetic and His Maverick Misreadings of the Bible
  • 5. Paul the Roman in Asia
  • 6. Exegesis in Eastern Climes
  • 7. Between the Lines of Asian Fiction
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index of Scriptural References
  • General Index

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