Sea of readings: The Bible in the South Pacific

Jione Havea (Editor)

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This book offers readings of the Bible by native biblical critics from the South Pacific (Pasifika). An essay from editor Jione Havea introduces the volume by locating these essays within islander criticism and by explaining the flow of the book. Essays are presented in three sections. “Island Twists” offers readings that twist, like a whirlpool, biblical texts around insights of Pasifika novelists, composers, poets, and sages. “Island Turns” contains contextual readings that turn biblical texts toward Pasifika. “Across the Sea” contains responses by biblical critics from across the sea.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAtlanta
PublisherSociety of Biblical Literature
Number of pages235
ISBN (Electronic)9780884142775
ISBN (Print)9781628372021, 9780884142782
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameSemeia Studies


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