Table of contents for The Bible and the Third World : precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial encounters / R.S. Sugirtharajah.

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Part I. Precolonial Reception: 1. Before the empire
Part II. Colonial Embrace: 2. White men bearing gifts: diffusion of the Bible and scriptural imperialism
3. Reading back: resistance as a discursive practice
4. The colonialist as a contentious reader: Colenso and his hermeneutics
5. Textual pedlars: distributing salvation - colporteurs and their portable Bibles
Part III. Postcolonial Reclamations: 6. Desperately looking for the indigene: nativism and vernacular hermeneutics
7. Engaging liberation: texts as a vehicle of emancipation
8. Postcolonialising biblical interpretation
Index of biblical references
Index of names and subjects.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Bible Hermeneutics, Christianity Developing countries