Readings from the Edges: The Bible and People on the Move
Harvey, Thomas A., International Bulletin of Missionary Research
Readings from the Edges: The Bible and People on the Move. By Jean-Pierre Ruiz. Mary knoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2011. Pp. xi, 185. Paperback $28.
Readings from the Edges considers the ethics of liberation, draws attention to the perspective of diaspora peoples, and looks at the reading and interpretation of Scripture. Here, ethical emphasis upon the "preferential option for the poor" critiques academic understanding of what it means to read and apply Scripture to life and liberation.
To avoid a "narrowly framed liberationist hermeneutics," Ruiz turns to lived experience as a source of diverse and relevant theological reflection and to communities defined as "people of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Readings from the Edges: The Bible and People on the Move. Contributors: Harvey, Thomas A. - Author. Magazine title: International Bulletin of Missionary Research. Volume: 36. Issue: 3 Publication date: July 2012. Page number: 168. © 1998 Overseas Ministries Study Center. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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