Exegesis

Exegesis/Hermeneutics/Biblical Criticism Titles from Liberation, Postcolonial, Contextual and Majority World scholars.

Biblical Studies, Commentaries, Hermeneutics:

General (OT & NT) Commentaries

Multi-author, edited texts

The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneutics
eds. Norman K. Gottwald & Antoinette Clark Wire. 1976: Community for Religious Research and Education

Anti-Covenant: Counter-Reading Women’s Lives in the Hebrew Bible
ed. Mieke Bal. 1989: Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Supplement Series, 81: Bible and Literature Series, No. 22)

Voices from the Margin: Interpreting the Bible in the Third World
ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 1991: Orbis Books [Amazon]

The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneutics (updated)
eds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis Books [Amazon] [Table of Contents]

A Feminist Companion to the Bible [Series, see Titles below under Biblical Books]
ed. Athalya Brenner. Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Reading from This Place: Social Location and Biblical Interpretation in Global Perspective
eds. Fernando F. Segovia & Mary Ann Tolbert. 1995: Fortress Press [Amazon]

Brenner, Athalya & Carole Fontaine [eds.]: A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Methods and Strategies [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1997: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Reading the Bible in the Global Village: Capetown
Justin S. Upkong; Musa W. Dube; Gerald O. West; Alpheus Masoga; Norman K. Gottwald; Jeremy Punt ; Tinyiko S. Maluleke & Vincent L. Wimbush. 2002: Society of Biblical Literature (SBL Series: “Perspectives on Biblical Scholarship”, No. 3) [Amazon]

Reading the Bible in the Global Village: Helsinki
Heikki Räisänen, Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, R. S. Sugirtharajah, Krister Stendahl, and James Barr. 2002: Society of Biblical Literature (SBL Series: “Perspectives on Biblical Scholarship”) [Amazon]

Elusions of Control: Biblical Law on the Words of Women
ed. Jione Havea. 2003: Semeia 41 [Amazon]

Yet with a Steady Beat: Contemporary U.S. Afrocentric Biblical Interpretation
ed. Randall C. Bailey, 2003: Semeia 42 [Amazon]

Pregnant Passion: Gender, Sex, and Violence in the Bible
ed. Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan, 2003: Semeia 44 [Amazon]

New Testament Masculinities
eds. Stephen D. Moore and Janice Capel Anderson, 2003: Semeia 45

Orality, Literacy, and Colonialism in Southern Africa
ed. Jonathan A. Draper, 2003: Semeia 46

Feminist Interpretation of the Bible and the Hermeneutics of Liberation
eds. Silvia Schroer and Sophia Bietenhard. 2003: Sheffield Academic Press 

Global Bible Commentary
ed. Daniel Patte. 2004: Abingdon

Postcolonial Biblical Criticism: Interdisciplinary Intersections
eds. Stephen D. Moore & Fernando F. Segovia. 2005: T&T Clark

The Postcolonial Biblical Reader
ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing

Reading Other-wise: Socially Engaged Biblical Scholars Reading with their Local Communities
ed. Gerald O. West. 2007: Society of Biblical Literature

A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings
eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark

They Were All Together In One Place? Toward Minority Biblical Criticism
eds. Randall C. Bailey, Tat-siong Beny Liew and Fernando F. Segovia. 2009: Society of Biblical Literature

Empire in the New Testament
eds. Porter, Stanley E. & Cynthia Long Westfall. 2011: Wipf and Stock

Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Interpretation
eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature (SBL Series: “Global Perspectives on Biblical Scholarship”, No. 13)

Latino/a Biblical Hermeneutics: Problematics, Objectives, Strategies
eds. Lozada Jr., Francisco and Fernando F. Segovia. 2014: Society of Biblical Literature

Reading the Bible in an Age of Crisis: Political Exegesis for a New Day
ed. Bruce Worthington. 2015: Fortress Press

Psychoanalytic Mediations Between Marxist and Postcolonial Readings of the Bible
eds. Tat-siong Benny Liew and Erin Runions. 2016: Society of Biblical Literature

Single/co-written author texts

Biblical Hermeneutics and Black Theology in South Africa
Itumeleng J. Mosala. 1989: Eerdmans

Contextual Bible Study
Gerald O. West. 1993: Cluster Publications

Biblical Hermeneutics of Liberation: Modes of Reading the Bible in the South African Context
Gerald O. West. 1995: Orbis Books & Cluster Publications

Discovering the Bible in the Non-Biblical World
Kwow Pui-Lan. 1995: Orbis Books

The Bible in African Christianity
Hannah W. Kinoti & John M. Waliggo. 1997: Acton Publishers

Feminist Interpretation: The Bible in Women’s Perspective
Luise Schottroff, Silvia Schroer & Marie-Theres Wacker. 1998: Fortress Press

The Academy of the Poor: Towards a Dialogical Reading of the Bible
Gerald O. West. 1999: Sheffield Academic Press

Postcolonial Feminist Interpretation of the Bible
Musa W. Dube. 2000: Chalice Press

The Bible and the Third World: Precolonial, Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters
R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2001: Cambridge University Press

Reframing Her: Biblical Women in Postcolonial Focus
Judith E. McKinley. 2004: Sheffield Phoenix Press

Studies in Bible and Feminist Criticism
Tikva Frymer-Kensky. 2006: The Jewish Publication Society

Last Stop Before Antarctica: The Bible and Postcolonialism in Australia
Roland Boer. 2008: Society of Biblical Literature (Series: Semeia Studies, No. 64)

Readings From the Edges: The Bible and People On the Move
Jean-Pierre Ruiz. 2011: Orbis

Exploring Postcolonial Biblical Criticism: History, Method, Practice
R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2012: Wiley-Blackwell

Hebrew Bible:

Bal, Mieke (Netherlands) [ed.]: Anti-Covenant: Counter-Reading Women’s Lives in the Hebrew Bible. 1989: Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Supplement Series, 81: Bible and Literature Series, No. 22)

Pixley, Jorge V. (USA & Latin America): “A Latin American Perspective: The Option for the Poor in the Old Testament” in Voices from the Margin: Interpreting the Bible in the Third World, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 1991: Orbis

Gottwald, Norman K. (European-American): The Hebrew Bible in Its Social World and in Ours. 1993Semeia

Holter, Knut (Norway): Tropical Africa and the Old Testament. 1996: University of Oslo Press

Perdue, Leo G. (Native American, Chickasaw Nation, USA): Reconstructing Old Testament Theology: After the Collapse of History. 2005: Fortress Press (Series: Overtures to Biblical Theology)

Boer, Roland (European-Australian) [ed.]: Postcolonialism and the Hebrew Bible: The Next Step. 2013: Society of Biblical Literature (Series: Semeia Studies, No. 70)

Pentateuch/Hexateuch

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Exodus to Deuteronomy [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 2000: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Genesis

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Genesis [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1998: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Amos, Claire (U.K. & Lebanon): “Genesis” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Goldingay, John (U.K & USA): “Hosea 1-3, Genesis 1-4 and Masculist Interpretation”in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Simopoulos, Nicole M. (European American, USA): “Who Was Hagar? Mistress, Divorcee, Exile, or Exploited Worker: An Analysis of Contemporary Grassroots Readings of Genesis 16 by Caucasian, Latina, and Black South African Women” in Reading Other-wise: Socially Engaged Biblical Scholars Reading with their Local Communities, ed. Gerald O. West. 2007: Society of Biblical Literature 

Wafula, Robert J. (Kenya): ‘“I Am What You Are Not!” A Critical Postcolonial Reading of the Africa Bible Commentary’s Abraham–Lot Stories” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

McKinlay, Judith E. (New Zealand, Pakeha): “Sarah and Hagar: What Have I to Do with Them?” in Her Master’s Tools: Feminist and Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse, eds. Caroline Vander Stichele & Toddy Penner. 2005: Society of Biblical Literature

Oduyoye, Modupe (Nigeria): The Sons of the Gods and the Daughters of Men: An Afro-Asiatic Interpretation of Genesis 1-11. 1987: Orbis Books

Rao, Naveen (India): “Decolonizing the Formulation of Scripture: A Postcolonial Reading of Genesis 12, 20, and 26” in Decolonizing the Body of Christ: Theology and Theory After Empire, eds. David Joy & Joseph F. Duggan. 2012: Palgrave Macmillan

Exodus

Croatto, J. Severino (Argentina): Exodus: A Hermeneutics of Freedom. 1981: Orbis

Ekblad, Bob (European American, USA): “Journeying with Moses toward True Solidarity: Shifting Social and Narrative Locations of the Oppressed and Their Liberators in Exodus 2-3” in Reading Other-wise: Socially Engaged Biblical Scholars Reading with their Local Communities, ed. Gerald O. West. 2007: Society of Biblical Literature 

Fernandez, Eleazer S. (Filipino American, USA): “Exodus-toward-Egypt: Filipino-Americans’ Struggle to Realize the Promised Land in America” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

Perkins, Anna Kasafi (Jamaica): “Resisting Definitive Interpretation: Seeing the Story of the Exodus Through Caribbean(ite) Eyes” in Caribbean Quarterly, Vol. 51, No. 2 (June 2005), pp. 53-66 

Pixley, Jorge (Nicaragua): “Exodus” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Leviticus

Cooper, Alan, & Scholz, Susanne (Jewish-Christian Dialogue, USA-Germany): “Leviticus” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Numbers

Havea, Jione (Pacific Islands & Australia): Elusions of Control: Biblical Law on the Words of Women. 2003: Society of Biblical Literature 

Havea, Jione (Pacific Islands & Australia): “Numbers” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

McKinley, Judith (Aetoreoa/New Zealand, Pakeha): “Playing an Aotearoa Counterpoint: The Daughters of Zelophehad and Edward Gibbon Wakefield” in Postcolonialism and the Hebrew Bible: The Next Step, ed. Roland Boer. 2013: Society of Biblical Literature

Deuteronomy

Steinberg, Naomi (European American, USA): “The Deuteronomic Law Code and the Politics of State Centralization” in The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneuticseds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis

Bachmann, Mercedes García (Argentina): “Deuteronomy” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Joshua

Dube, Musa W. (Nigeria): “Rahab Says Hello to Judith: A Decolonizing Feminist Reading” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

Darden, Lynne St. Claire (African American, USA): “Hanging Out with Rahab: An Examination of Musa Dube’s Hermeneutical Approach with a Postcolonial Touch” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

Mbuwayesango, Dora (Zimbabwe): “Joshua” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Warrior, Robert Allan (Native American, Osage Nation, USA): “Canaanites, cowboys, and Indians: Deliverance, conquest, and liberation theology today” in Christianity and Crisis, Vol. 49, No. 12 (Sep 11, 1989) 

De Troyer, Kristin (Belgium): ‘“And They Did So”: Following Orders Given by Old Joshua” in Her Master’s Tools: Feminist and Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse, eds. Caroline Vander Stichele & Toddy Penner. 2005: Society of Biblical Literature

Miles, Johnny (European American, USA): “The “Enemy Within”: Refracting Colonizing Rhetoric in Narratives of Gibeonite and Japanese Identity” in Postcolonialism and the Hebrew Bible: The Next Step, ed. Roland Boer. 2013: Society of Biblical Literature

Judges

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Judges [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1999: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Cheng, Patrick S. (Asian American, USA): “Multiplicity and Judges 19: Constructing a Queer Asian Pacific American Biblical Hermeneutic” in Semeia, 90/91 (2002) 

Davidson, Steed Vernyl (African American, USA): “Gazing (at) Native Women: Rahab and Jael in Imperializing and Postcolonial Discourses” in Postcolonialism and the Hebrew Bible: The Next Step, ed. Roland Boer. 2013: Society of Biblical Literature

Kim, Uriah Y. (Korean American, USA): “Is there an “Anticonquest” ideology in the Book of Judges in Postcolonialism and the Hebrew Bible: The Next Step, ed. Roland Boer. 2013: Society of Biblical Literature

Kwasi, Fidèle Ugira (Democratic Republic of Congo): “Judges” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Machado, Daisy L. (Cuban American, USA): “The Unnamed Woman: Justice, Feminists, and the Undocumented Woman” in A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology: Religion and Justice, eds. María Pilar Aquino, Daisy L. Machado, Jeanette Rodríguez. 2002. University of Texas Press

Historical Books

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Samuel and Kings [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 2000: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Ruth and Esther [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1999: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Ruth

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Ruth [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1993: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Donaldson, Laura E. (USA): “The Sign of Orpah: Reading Ruth through Native Eyes” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

Masenya, Madipoane (South Africa): “Ruth” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Raheb, Viola (Palestine & Austria): “Women in Contemporary Palestinian Society: A Contextual Reading of the Book of Ruth” in Feminist Interpretation of the Bible and the Hermeneutics of Liberation, eds. Silvia Schroer and Sophia Bietenhard. 2003: Sheffield Academic Press 

Fuchs, Esther (Israel & USA): “The History of Women in Ancient Israel: Theory, Method, and the Book of Ruth” in Her Master’s Tools: Feminist and Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse, eds. Caroline Vander Stichele & Toddy Penner. 2005: Society of Biblical Literature

Havea, Jione (Tonga/Australia) & Lau, Peter H.W. (Australia/Malaysia) [eds.]: Reading Ruth in Asia. 2015: Society of Biblical Literature (Series: International Voices in Biblical Studies, No. 7)

  • Lau, Peter H.W. (Australia/Malaysia): “Another Postcolonial Reading of the Book of Ruth”
  • Sing-lung Tong (Hong Kong, China/England): “The Key to Successful Migration? Rereading Ruth’s Confession (1:16-17) through the Lens of Bhabha’s Mimicry”
  • Yan Lin (Hong Kong, China): ‘”Who Is More to You than Seven Sons”: A Cross-Textual Reading between the Book of Ruth and A Pair of Peacocks to the Southeast Fly
  • Roi Nu (Myanmar): “A Reinterpretation of Levirate Marriage in Ruth 4:1-12 for Kachin”
  • Goh, Elaine W.F. (Chinese Malaysian): “An Intertextual Reading of Ruth and Proverbs 31:10-31, with a Chinese Women’s Perspective”
  • Nelavala, Surekha (India/USA): “Patriarchy, a Threat to Human Bonding: Reading the Story of Ruth in the Light of Marriage and Family Structures in India”
  • Rees, Anthony (European Australian): “The Boaz Solution: Reading Ruth in Light of Australian Asylum Seeker Discourse”
  • Havea, Jione (Tonga/Australia): “Stirring Naomi: Another Gleaning at the Edges of Ruth 1”

1 & 2 Samuel

West, Gerald (South Africa): “1 & 2 Samuel” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

1 & 2 Kings

Kyung Sook Lee (Korea): “1 & 2 Kings” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

1 Kings

Farisani, Elelwani B. (South Africa): “Ideology, History, and Translation Theories: A Critical Analysis of the Tshivenda Bible Translation of 1 Kings 21:1–16” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

2 Kings

Kim, Uriah Y. (Korean American, USA): Decolonizing Josiah: Toward a Postcolonial Reading of the Deuteronomistic History. 2005: Sheffield Phoenix Press

Latvus, Kari (Finland): “Decolonizing Yahweh: A Postcolonial Reading of 2 Kings 24-25” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

1 & 2 Chronicles

Fook Kong Wong (Hong Kong, China): “1 & 2 Chronicles” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Ezra – Nehemiah

Fewell, Danna Nolan (European American): “Ezra-Nehemiah” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Boer, Roland (Australia): “No Road: On the Absence of Feminist Criticism of Ezra-Nehemiah” in Her Master’s Tools: Feminist and Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse, eds. Caroline Vander Stichele & Toddy Penner. 2005: Society of Biblical Literature

Anderson, Cheryl B. (African American, USA): “Reflection on the Interethnic/racial Era on Interethnic/racial marriage in Ezra” in They Were All Together In One Place? Toward Minority Biblical Criticism, eds. Randall C. Bailey, Tat-siong Benny Liew and Fernando F. Segovia. 2009. Society of Biblical Literature

Farisani, B. Elelwani (South Africa): “The Ideologically Biased Use of Ezra–Nehemiah in a Quest for an African Theology of Reconstruction” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

Snyman, Gerrie (South Africa): “Collective Memory and Coloniality of Being, and Power as a Hermeneutical Framework: A Partialized Reading of Ezra–Nehemiah” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

Wafawanaka, Robert (Zimbabwe & USA): “In Quest of Survival: Th e Implications of the Reconstruction Th eology of Ezra–Nehemiah” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

Boer, Roland (Australia): “Thus I Cleansed Them from Everything Foreign: The Search for Subjectivity in Ezra–Nehemiah” in Postcolonialism and the Hebrew Bible: The Next Step, ed. Roland Boer. 2013: Society of Biblical Literature

 

Esther

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Esther, Judith and Susanna [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1995: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Wong Wai Ching Angela (Hong Kong, China): “Esther” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Masenya, Madipoane [ngwana’ Mphahlele] (South Africa): “Their Hermeneutics Was Strange! Ours Is a Necessity! Rereading Vashti as African-South African Women” in Her Master’s Tools: Feminist and Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse, eds. Caroline Vander Stichele & Toddy Penner. 2005: Society of Biblical Literature

Mosala, Itumeleng J. (South Africa): “The Implication of the Text of Esther for African Women’s Struggle for Liberation in South Africa” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

Randall C. Bailey (African American, USA): “That’s Why They Didn’t Call the Book Hadassah! The Interse(ct)/(x)ionality of Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality in the Book of Esther” in They Were All Together In One Place? Toward Minority Biblical Criticism, eds. Randall C. Bailey, Tat-siong Benny Liew and Fernando F. Segovia. 2009. Society of Biblical Literature

Wisdom Literature

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Wisdom Literature [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1993: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Wisdom and Psalms [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1998: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Job

Ntreh, Benjamin Abotchie (Ghana): “Job” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Masenya, Madipoane [ngwan’a Mphahlele] (South Africa): “Her Appropriation of Job’s Lament? Her-Lament of Job 3, from an African StoryTelling Perspective” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

Psalms

Sheppard, Gerald T. (European Canadian): “”Enemies” and the Politics of Prayer in the Book of Psalms” in The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneuticseds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis

Adamo, David Tuesday (Nigeria): “Psalms” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Adamo, David Tuesday (Nigeria): “Decolonizing the Psalter in Africa” in Black Theology: An International Journal. Vol. 5. No. 1. 2007

Black, Fiona C. (Caribbean-Canadian): “’Reading the Bible in “Our Home and Native Land’: Exploring Some Margins and Migrations in Canadian Biblical Studies (through the Lens of Psalm 137)” in The Future of the Biblical Past: Envisioning Biblical Studies on a Global Key, eds. Roland Boer & Fernando F. Segovia. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature 

Proverbs

Bergant, Diane (European American, USA): Israel’s Wisdom Literature: A Liberation-Critical Reading. 2000: Fortress Press

Brenner, Athalya (Netherlands & Israel): “Proverbs” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Ecclesiastes

Prior, John (Indonesia): “Ecclesiastes” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Tamez, Elsa (Mexican American, USA): When the Horizons Close: Rereading Ecclesiastes. 2006: Wipf and Stock

Song of Songs

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Song of Songs [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1993: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Melanchton, Monica Jyostna (India): “Song of Songs” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Prophetic Books:

Chaney, Marvin L. (European American, USA): “Bitter Bounty: The Dynamics of Political Economy Critiqued by the Eight-Century Prophets” in The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneuticseds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis

A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets
ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Prophets and Daniel [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 2002: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Isaiah

Croatto, José Severino (Argentina): “Fourth Isaiah” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Isaiah 1-39

Zinkuratire, Victor (Kenya): “Isaiah 1-39” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Isaiah 40-55

Gottwald, Norman K. (German American, USA) “Social Class and Ideology in Isaiah 40-55: An Eagletonian Reading” in The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneuticseds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis

Croatto, José Severino (Argentina): “Isaiah 40-55” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Isaiah 56-66

Croatto, José Severino (Argentina): “Isaiah 56-66” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Jeremiah

Mottu, Henry (France): “Jeremiah vs. Hananiah: Ideology and Truth in Old Testament Prophecy” in The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneuticseds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis

Brenner, Athalya (Israel): “On Prophetic Propaganda and the Politics of ‘Love’: The Case of Jeremiah” in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Brueggemann, Walter (European American, USA): The Theology of the Book of Jeremiah, 2007: Cambridge University Press 

Brueggemann, Walter (European American), USA): “The “Uncared for” Now Cared for (Jer 30:12-17): A Methodological Consideration” in Journal of Biblical Literature, Vol. 104, No. 3 (Sep., 1985), pp. 419-428 

Weems, Renita J. (African-American): “Jeremiah” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Lamentations

Archie Chi Chung Lee (Hong Kong, China): “Lamentations” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Archie Chi Chung Lee (Hong Kong, China): “Mothers Bewailing: Reading Lamentations” in Her Master’s Tools: Feminist and Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse, eds. Caroline Vander Stichele & Toddy Penner. 2005: Society of Biblical Literature

Mandolfo, Carleen R. (European American, USA): Daughter Zion Talks Back to the Prophets: A Dialogic Theology of the Book of Lamentations. 2007: Society of Biblical Literature (Series: Semeia Studies)

Ezekiel

Dijk-Hemmes, Fokkelien van (Netherlands): “The Metaphorization of Woman in Prophetic Speech: An Analysis of Ezekiel 23” in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Ezekiel 1-39

Almada, Samuel E. (Argentina): “Ezekiel 1-39” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Ezekiel 40-48

Gallazzi, Sandro (Brazil): “Ezekiel 40-48” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Daniel

Chia, Philip (Hong Kong, China): “On Naming the Subject: Postcolonial Reading of Daniel 1” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Prophets and Daniel [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 2002: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

LaCocque, André (USA & Belgium): “Daniel” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Hosea

Fontaine, Carole R. (USA): “Hosea” in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Goldingay, John (U.K & USA): “Hosea 1-3, Genesis 1-4 and Masculist Interpretation”in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Graetz, Naomi (Israel): “God is to Israel as Husband is to Wife: The Metaphoric Battering of Hosea’s Wife” in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Keefe, Alice A. (USA): “The Female Body, the Body Politic and the Land: A Sociopolitical Reading of Hosea 1-2” in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Landy, Francis (Jewish Canadian): “Fantasy and Displacement of Pleasure: Hosea 2.4-17” in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Odell, Margaret S. (European American, USA): “I Will Destroy Your Mother: The Obliteration of A Cultic Role in Hosea 4.4-6” in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Sampaio, Tânia Mara Vieira (Brazil): “Hosea” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Sherwood, Yvonne (U.K.): “Boxing Gomer: Controlling the Deviant Woman in Hosea 1-3” in A Feminist Companion to the Latter Prophets, ed. Athalya Brenner. 1995: Sheffield Press 

Perdue, Leo G. (Native American, Chickasaw Nation, USA): “Hosea and Empire” in Postcolonialism and the Hebrew Bible: The Next Step, ed. Roland Boer. 2013: Society of Biblical Literature

Joel

Andiñach, Pablo (Argentina): “Joel” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Amos

Lai Ling Elizabeth Ngan (Asian-American): “Amos” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Marlow, Hilary (U.K.): “The Other Prophet! The Voice of Earth in the Book of Amos” in Exploring Ecological Hermeneutics, eds. Norman C. Habel & Peter Trudinger. 2008: Society of Biblical Literature 

Obadiah

Torreblanca, Jorge (Argentina): “Obadiah” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Jonah

Chen Nan Jou (Taiwan): “Jonah” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Micah

Alfaro, Juan I. (Mexican American, USA): Micah: Justice and Loyalty (International Theological Commentary), 1989: Eerdmans

Mosala, Itumeleng J. (South Africa): “A Materialist Reading of Micah” in The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneuticseds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis

Huang Po Ho (Taiwan): “Micah” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Nahum

da Silva, Valmor (Brazil): “Nahum” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Habakkuk

Hambaza, Innocent (Rwanda): “Habakkuk” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Zephaniah

Nakanose, Shigeyuke & Doren, Fernando & de Paula Pedro, Enilda (Brazil): “Zephaniah” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Haggai

Kalluveettil, Paul (India): “Haggai” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Zechariah

Swarup, Paul (India): “Zechariah” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Malachi

Mendoza, Claudia (Argentina): “Malachi” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Apocrypha

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Esther, Judith and Susanna [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 1995: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Brenner, Athalya [ed.] (Netherlands / Israel): A Feminist Companion to Tobit and Judith [Series: Feminist Companion to the Bible]. 2015: Sheffield Academic Press [Amazon]

Dube, Musa W. (Nigeria): “Jumping in the Fire with Judith: Postcolonial Feminist Hermeneutics of Liberation” in Feminist Interpretation of the Bible and the Hermeneutics of Liberation, eds. Silvia Schroer and Sophia Bietenhard. 2003: Sheffield Academic Press 

Dube, Musa W. (Nigeria): “Rahab Says Hello to Judith: A Decolonizing Feminist Reading” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

Rivera, Mayra (Puerto Rico, USA): “God at the Crossroads: A Postcolonial Reading of Sophia”in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

 

New Testament

Schottroff, Luise (Germany): Let the Oppressed Go Free: Feminist Perspectives on the New Testament. 1991: Westminster/John Knox Press

Schottroff, Luise (Germany): “Women as Followers of Jesus in New Testament Times” in The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneuticseds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis

Moore, Stephen D. (Ireland & USA): Empire and Apocalypse: Postcolonialism and the New Testament. 2006: Sheffield Phoenix Press

Porter, Stanley E. (European-American, USA) & Cynthia Long Westfall (European-American, USA/Canada) [eds.] Empire in the New Testament. 2011: Wipf and Stock

Runesson, Anna (Sweden): Exegesis in the Making: Postcolonialism and New Testament Studies. 2011: Brill

Jesus of Nazareth

Wasike, Anna Nasimiyu (Kenya): “Jesus: An African Perspective” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Abesamis, Carlos (Philippines): “Jesus: An Asian Perspective” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Richard, Pablo (Costa Rica): “Jesus: A Latin American Perspective” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Mihoc, Vasil (Romania): “Jesus: An Orthodox Perspective” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Duran, Nicole Wilkinson (European-American, USA): “Jesus: A Western Perspective” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Graham Brock, Ann (European American, USA): “Scribal Blunder or Textual Plunder? Codex Bezae, Textual-Rhetorical Analysis, and the Diminished Role of Women” in Her Master’s Tools: Feminist and Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse, eds. Caroline Vander Stichele & Toddy Penner. 2005: Society of Biblical Literature

Schaber, Jane (European American, USA): The Illegitimacy of Jesus: A Feminist Theological Interpretation of the Infancy Narratives (Expanded Twentieth Anniversary Edition). 2006: Sheffield Phoenix

Horsley, Richard A (European American, USA): “Moral Economy and Renewal Movement in Q” in Jesus in Context: Power, People, and Performance, 2008: Fortress

Matthew

Carter, Warren (New Zealand & USA): “The Gospel of Matthew” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Duarte, Alejandro Alberto (Ceuta, Spain & Argentina): “Matthew” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Sugirtharajah, R.S. (U.K. & India): “Matthew 5-7: The Sermon on the Mount and India” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Ezeogu, Ernest M. (Nigeria & Canada): “The African Origin of Jesus: An Afrocentric Reading of Matthew’s Infancy Narrative (Matthew 1–2)” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

Ekem, John D.K. (Ghana): “Interpreting τὸν ἄρτον ἡμῶν τὸν ἐπιούσιον in the Context of Ghanaian MotherTongue Hermeneutics” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

Smith, Mitzi J. (African-American, USA) & Jayachitra Lalitha (India) [eds.]: Teaching All Nations: Interrogating the Matthean Great Commission. 2014: Fortress Press

Myles, Robert J. (Aetoreoa/New Zealand, Pakeha): “Homelessness, Neoliberalism, and Jesus’ “Decision” to Go Rogue: An Analysis of Matthew 4:12-25″ in Reading the Bible in an Age of Crisis: Political Exegesis for a New Day, ed. Bruce Worthington. 2015: Fortress Press

Mark

Waetjen, Herman C. (Germay): A Reordering of Power: A Socio-Political Reading of Mark’s Gospel. 1989: Fortress

Myers, Ched (European American, USA): “The Ideology and Social Strategy of Mark’s Community” in The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneuticseds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis

Dube, Musa W. (Botswana): “Mark’s Healing Stories in an AIDS Context” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Kinukawa, Hisako (Japan): “Mark” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Miller, Susan (Scotland): “The Descent of Darkness over the Land: Listening to the Voice of Earth in Mark 15:33” in Exploring Ecological Hermeneutics, eds. Norman C. Habel & Peter Trudinger. 2008: Society of Biblical Literature 

Moore, Stephen D. (Ireland & USA): “Mark and Empire: “Zealot” and “Postcolonial” Readings” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

Tat-siong Liew, Benny (Chinese-American, USA): “Tyranny, Boundary, and Might: Colonial Mimicry in Mark’s Gospel” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

Tat-siong Liew, Benny (Chinese-American, USA): “The Gospel of Mark” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Wainwright, Elaine (New Zealand, Pakeha): “Healing Ointment/Healing Bodies: Gift and Identification in an Ecofeminist Reading of Mark 14:3-9” in Exploring Ecological Hermeneutics, eds. Norman C. Habel & Peter Trudinger. 2008: Society of Biblical Literature 

Kgalemang, Malebogo (Botswana): “A Postcolonial Feminist Reading of Mark 14–16” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

Leander, Hans (Sweden): Discourses of Empire: The Gospel of Mark from a Postcolonial Perspective. 2013: Society of Biblical Literature

Tat-siong Benny Liew (Chinese American, USA): “Haunting Silence: Trauma, Failed Orality, and Mark’s Messianic Secret” in Psychoanalytic Mediations Between Marxist and Postcolonial Readings of the Bible, eds. Tat-siong Benny Liew and Erin Runions. 2016: Society of Biblical Literature

Luke

Burrus, Virginia (European American, USA): “The Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostle” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Chun Kwang Chung (Asian American, Brazil): “Ethnohermeneutics of Luke 16.1-13, American, Brazilian and Korean Perspectives” [Dissertation, 2011]: Reformed Theological Seminary, Jacksonville. 

Krüger, René (Argentina): “Luke’s God and Mammon: A Latin American Perspective” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Ottermann, Monika (Germany & Brazil): “’How Could He Ever Do That to Her?!’ Or, How the Woman Who Anointed Jesus Became a Victim of Luke’s Redactional and Theological Principles” in Reading Other-wise: Socially Engaged Biblical Scholars Reading with their Local Communities, ed. Gerald O. West. 2007: Society of Biblical Literature 

Upkong, Justin (Nigeria): “Luke” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Yafeh-Deigh, Alice Y. (Cameroon & USA): “The Liberative Power of Silent Agency: A Postcolonial Afro-Feminist-Womanist Reading of Luke 10:38–42” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

John

Dube, Musa W. (Nigeria) & Jeffrey L. Staley (European-American, USA) [eds.]: John and Postcolonialism: Travel, Space, and Power. 2002: Sheffield Academic Press

  • Dube, Musa W. (Nigeria/Botswana) & Jeffrey L. Staley (European-American, USA): “Descending from and Ascending Into Heaven: A Postcolonial Analysis of Travel, Space, and Power in John”
  • Swanson, Tod D. (European America, USA/Ecuador): “To Prepare A Place: Johannine Christianity and the Collapse of Ethnic Territory”
  • Staley, Jeffrey L. (European-American, USA): “‘Dis Place, Man’: A Postcolonial Critique of the Vine (the Mountain and the Temple) in the Gospel of John”
  • Dube, Musa W. (Nigeria/Botswana): “Reading for Decolonization (John 4:1-42)”
  • Lozada Jr., Francisco (USA, Latino): “Contesting an Interpretation of John 5: Moving Beyond Colonial Evangelism”
  • Huie-Jolly, Mary R. (New Zealand, Maori) “Maori “Jews” and a Resistant Reading of John 5.10-47”
  • Kim, Jean K. (Korean-American, USA): “Adultery or Hybridity?: Reading John 7:53-8:11 from a Postcolonial Context”
  • Guardiola-Sáenz, Leticia A. (Mexican-American, USA): “Border-crossing and its Redemptive Power in John 7:53-8:11: A Cultural Reading of Jesus and the Accused
  • Glass, Zipporah G. (USA): “Building Toward Nation-ness in the Vine: A Postcolonial Critique of John 15:1-8”
  • Reinhartz, Adele (Jewish Canadian): “The Colonizer as Colonized: Intertextual Dialogue Between the Gospel of John and Canadian Identity”
  • Tat-siong Liew, Benny (Chinese-American, USA): “Ambiguous Admittance: Consent and Descent in John’s Community of ‘Upward’ Mobility”

Kyung-mi Park (Korea): “John” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Vassiliadis, Petros (Greece): “John in an Orthodox Perspective” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Huie-Jolly, Mary R. (New Zealand, Maori) “Maori “Jews” and a Resistant Reading of John 5.10-47” in The Postcolonial Biblical Reader, ed. R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2006: Blackwell Publishing 

Tan Yak-hwee (Taiwan): Re-Presenting the Johannine Community: A Postcolonial Perspective. 2008: Peter Land Publishing

Segovia, Fernando F. (Cuban American, USA): “The Gospel of John” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Tat-siong Benny Liew. (Chinese American, USA): “Queering Closets and Perverting Desires: Cross-examining John’s Engendering and Transgendering Word across Different Worlds” in They Were All Together In One Place? Toward Minority Biblical Criticism, eds. Randall C. Bailey, Tat-siong Benny Liew and Fernando F. Segovia. 2009. Society of Biblical Literature

Tat-siong Benny Liew (Chinese American, USA): “The Gospel of Bare Life: Reading Death, Dream, and Desire Through John’s Jesus” in Psychoanalytic Mediations Between Marxist and Postcolonial Readings of the Bible, eds. Tat-siong Benny Liew and Erin Runions. 2016: Society of Biblical Literature

Acts

Burrus, Virginia (European American, USA): “The Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostle” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Tat-siong Liew, Benny (Chinese American, USA): “Acts” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Demetrius K. Williams (African American, USA): “‘Upon All Flesh’: Acts 2, African Americans, and Intersectional Realities” in They Were All Together In One Place? Toward Minority Biblical Criticism, eds. Randall C. Bailey, Tat-siong Benny Liew and Fernando F. Segovia. 2009. Society of Biblical Literature

Paul the Apostle

Jones, Jr., Amos (African American, USA): “Paul’s Message of Freedom” in The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneuticseds. Norman K. Gottwald & Richard A. Horsley. 1993: Orbis

Elliott, Neil (European American, USA): Liberation Paul: The Justice of God and the Politics of the Apostle. 1994: Orbis Books

Punt, Jeremy (South Africa): “Towards a Postcolonial Reading of Freedom in Paul” in Reading the Bible in the Global Village – Cape Town (2002): Society of Biblical Literature 

Vander Stichele, Caroline (Amsterdam) & Todd Penner (European American, USA): “Paul and the Rhetoric of Gender” in Her Master’s Tools: Feminist and Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse, eds. Caroline Vander Stichele & Toddy Penner. 2005: Society of Biblical Literature

Punt, Jeremy (South Africa): “Pauline Bodies and South African Bodies: Body, Power, and Biblical Hermeneutics” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Scholarship, eds. Musa W. Dube, Andrew M. Mbuvi, and Dora Mbuwayesango. 2012: Society of Biblical Literature

Punt, Jeremy (South Africa): Postcolonial Biblical Interpretation: Reframing Paul. 2015: Brill

Romans

Elliott, Neil (European American, USA): “The Letter to the Romans” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Patte, Daniel (USA & France): “Romans” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Tonstad, Sigve (Norway): “Creation Groaning in Labor Pains” in Exploring Ecological Hermeneutics, eds. Norman C. Habel & Peter Trudinger. 2008: Society of Biblical Literature 

Worthington, Bruce (European American, Canada): “Romans 13:1-7: With an Eye to Global Capital” in Reading the Bible in an Age of Crisis: Political Exegesis for a New Day, ed. Bruce Worthington. 2015: Fortress Press

1 Corinthians

Pathrapankal, Joseph (India): “1 Corinthians” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Duran, Nicole Wilkinson (USA & Turkey) & Demirer, Derya (USA & Turkey): “1 Corinthians 11 in Christian-Muslim Dialogue” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Horsley, Richard A. (European American, USA): “The First and Second Letters to the Corinthians” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

2 Corinthians

Horsley, Richard A. (European American, USA): “The First and Second Letters to the Corinthians” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Manus, Ukachukwu Chris (Nigeria): “2 Corinthians” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Galatians

Míguez, Nestór Oscar (Argentina): “Galatians” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Wan, Sze-kar (Asian American, USA): “The Letter to the Galatians” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Ephesians

Bird, Jennifer G. (European American, USA): “The Letter to the Ephesians” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Riches, John (Scotland): “Ephesians” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Lalitha, Jayachitra (India): “Decolonizing Marital Gender Norms in Eph. 5:21-33” in Decolonizing the Body of Christ: Theology and Theory After Empire, eds. David Joy & Joseph F. Duggan. 2012: Palgrave Macmillan

Philippians

Agosto, Efrain (Puerto Rican, USA):  “The Letter to the Philippians” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Williams, Demetrius K. (African America, USA): “Philippians” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Marchal, Joseph A. (European American, USA): “Military Images in Philippians 1–2: A Feminist Analysis of the Rhetorics of Scholarship, Philippians, and Current Contexts” in Her Master’s Tools: Feminist and Postcolonial Engagements of Historical-Critical Discourse, eds. Caroline Vander Stichele & Toddy Penner. 2005: Society of Biblical Literature

Colossians

Okure, Teresa (Nigeria): “Colossians” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Zerbe, Gordon (USA, b. Japan) & Orevillo-Montenegro, Muriel (Philippines): “The Letter to the Colossians” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

1 & 2 Thessalonians

Yeo Khiok-khng (K.K.) (China): “1 Thessalonians” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Yeo Khiok-khng (K.K.) (China): “2 Thessalonians” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Smith, Abraham (African American, USA): “The First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

1 & 2 Timothy, and Titus

Tamez, Elsa (Costa Rica): “1 Timothy” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Arichea, Jr., Daniel C. (Phillipines): “2 Timothy & Titus” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Broadbent, Ralph (U.K.): “The First and Second Letters to Timothy and the Letter to Titus” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Philemon

Kim, Jean (Korea): “Philemon” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Callahan, Alan Dwight (Brazil): “The Letter to Philemon” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Thomas, Oral W. (Caribbean): Chapter 3, “Putting Philemon in its Place” & Chapter 4, “‘Readings’ of Philemon” in Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics within a Caribbean Context, 2014: Routledge

Hebrews

Trofanâ, Stelian (Romania): “Hebrews” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Okure, Teresa (Nigeria): “Hebrews: Sacrifice in an African Perspective” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Punt, Jeremy (South Africa): “The Letter to the Hebrews” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

James

Tamez, Elsa (Mexican American, USA): “The Scandalous Message of James: The Angle of Praxis” in Liberation Paul: The Justice of God and the Politics of the Apostle. 1994: Orbis Books

Conti, Cristina (Uruguay): “James” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Ringe, Sharon (European American, USA): “The Letter of James” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Mongstad-Kvammen, Ingeborg (Norway): Toward a Postcolonial Reading of the Epistle of James: James 2:1-13 in its Imperial Context. 2013: Brill

1 & 2 Peter

Briggs Kittredge, Cynthia (European American, USA): “The Second Letter of Peter” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Ringe, Sharon (European American, USA): “1 & 2 Peter, Jude” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Schussler Fiorenza, Elizabeth (Romania & Germany): “The First Letter of Peter” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Jude

Ringe, Sharon (European American, USA): “1 & 2 Peter, Jude” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Park, Rohun (Korea & USA): “The Letter of Jude” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

1, 2 & 3 John

Beutler, Johannes (Germany & Italy): “1, 2, and 3 John” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Sugirtharajah, R.S. (U.K. & India): “The First, Second and Third Letters of John” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings, eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Revelation

Moore, Stephen D. (Ireland & USA): “The Revelation to John” in A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings,eds. Fernando F. Segovia and R.S. Sugirtharajah. 2009: T&T Clark 

Rowland, Christopher (U.K.): “Revelation” in Global Bible Commentary, eds. Daniel Patte, José Severino Croatto, Teresa Okure. 2004: Abingdon

Levine, Amy-Jill & Maria Mayo Robbins [eds.]: A Feminist Companion to the Apocalypse of John. 2006: T&T Clark

Darden, Lynne St. Claire (African American, USA): Scripturalizing Revelation: An African American Postcolonial Reading of Empire. 2015: Society of Biblical Literature (Series: Semeia Studies, No. 80)

Hansen, Ryan L. (European American, USA): “On Trying to Praise the Mutilated World: Reading Revelation in the Midst of Ecological Crisis” in Reading the Bible in an Age of Crisis: Political Exegesis for a New Day, ed. Bruce Worthington. 2015: Fortress Press

Wood, Shane J. (European American, USA): The Alter-Imperial Paradigm: Empire Studies and the Book of Revelation. 2016: Brill

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