The Politics of Heaven

The Politics of Heaven

Number of page: 213
Author: Joseph A. Marchal
Publisher: Fortress Press
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Category: Religion

In this provocative study, Joseph A. Marchal argues that biblical interpretation, but most especially Pauline studies, must engage the full range of critical challenges brought by feminist studies, postcolonial studies, and Roman imperial studies. A feminist, postcolonial analysis requires negotiating the gaps, overlaps, and tensions between these three

About The Author

Joseph A. Marchal is Associate Professor of Religious Studies in theDepartment of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Ball State University and the author of The Politics of Heaven: Women, Gender, and Empire in the Study of Paul (Paul in Critical Contexts: Fortress Press, 2009) and a number of journal articles and essays concerning method and approach in interpretation.