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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Michael Fishbein Sidney H. Griffith’s recent book, The Bible in Arabic: The Scriptures of the “People of the Book” in the Language of Islam , discusses how the Bible was translated into Arabic, the language of Islam, but increasingly the vernacular of Jewish and Christian communities in the Middle...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 151–167.
Published: 01 August 2012
... they turned the world upside down, making possible, even imperative to some, the overthrow of monarchs; the circumnavigation of a globe, the roundness of which had not been until then fully grasped; closer inspection of the heavens; and the reading of the text of the Bible and other key documents...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 145–169.
Published: 01 August 2023
... based on the rich tradition of Muslim exegesis. clivanos@wisc.edu msalama2@gmu.edu Copyright ©2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Qurʾan Tafsir Marracci heresiology Biblicism The tendency to compare the Bible to the Qurʾan has remarkable merits and has occupied the minds...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 5–28.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of translation proposed here draws on the work of the French philosopher Alain Badiou. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 I gratefully acknowledge the Nida Institute for Biblical Scholarship at the American Bible Society for enabling me to share this research at the Society for Biblical Literature...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 February 2021
... or Massachusetts, the seventeenth-century practitioners of the word of God still studied and used Hebrew, Greek, and Latin, despite having available a great English translation of scripture (whether the Geneva Bible or King James). Now Arac / Working with Language 5 the most common American Evangelical religious...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., and the secular, see James Yerkes, The Christology of Hegel (New York: SUNY Press, 1983), 155–69. See also left-­Hegelian Ludwig Feuerbach’s The Essence of Christianity (1841), trans. George Eliot. In his genealogical-­historicist account of irony, Sacred Dis- content: The Bible in Western Tradition...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Bible and the New Testa- ment. The return to ancient religious texts was larger and had a bigger impact than the return to ancient philosophical texts. The impact of the return to the texts of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament was a radi- cal reinvigoration of Christianity. Atheism did gain...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Meridian. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univer- sity Press, 2001. Moore, Stephen D. God’s Beauty Parlor and Other Queer Spaces in and around the Bible. Contraversions. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2001. Murphy, Tim. Nietzsche, Metaphor, Religion. Albany: State University of New York Press...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 177–204.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in the storyaboot we start from scratch.” Some hints based on our experience, although there are no experts in this virgin territory. 1) Poetry workshop. Rothenberg's Technicians of the Sacred was for us the Bible. His texts provided an inexhaustible series of forms to be experimented with. His...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 February 2013
... to study and read the Bible in itself but had no tolerance for images, let alone peasants’ rebellions. I am not a Protestant. In his book Meaning in History (1949), the Heideggerian Karl Löwith explored the theological presuppositions of the philosophy of history, argu- ing that its idea...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2017
... felt that it became the bible of what you call misogynists. And when I did so—and it’s all in writing—James Currey, my editor as part of the Heineman African Writers series, thought it unbelievable that an author would ask for a book that is selling to be put out of print. 12 boundary 2 / May...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 123–144.
Published: 01 August 2023
... to learn and master. This process formalizes disciplinarity, and it can be limiting. If a group of scholars are taught that any qualified scholar of the Middle Ages must have full and complete mastery of the Bible above all scriptural texts circulating in the span of a thousand years, then when...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 211–231.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., leprosy is a form of penance and rehabilitation. Appearing in the Bible as the preeminent embodiment of impurity, frequently associated with sexual perversity, deployed as a metaphor for sin in religious commentary, and lavished with terms of the utmost disgust, the leper, as Julie Orlemanski ( 2012 : 144...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 2014
... meticulously “literal” reading focus and that of the tradition of New Criticism, as it had emerged as an academic legacy from the 1920s and 1930s. New Criticism, by its turn, was supposed to be grounded in the long-standing­ Protestant tradi- tion of Bible reading. This conventional association...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 87–107.
Published: 01 August 2007
... gonna call? Not your rabbi, imam, or Methodist minister. No, you want that Roman Catholic priest with his collar, cross, holy water, and Vulgate Bible—all the papist trappings that Protestant Americans shun in real life but absolutely demand for a convincing on-screen exorcism. A mild...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
... that the sciences explain the real structure of the natural world—a structure that is mathematical in essence. Therefore, in case of a conflict between a solid scientific belief and a religious belief (for example, one grounded in the literal reading of the Bible), the former is the one we have...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 February 2021
.... Translation works both ways, and translation into a foreign language is frequently associated with imperialis- tic designs. We should not forget the many instances when powerful forces have used translation in their own service. Examples include all those Bible translations by missionaries, campaigns...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 135–148.
Published: 01 May 2007
... “that he was proud to be a member of the National Associa- tion of Evangelicals and that he believed it to be raised up of God as the medium through which Bible-believing, Christ-honoring Christians might present a united front against the enemies of the evangelical faith and for constructive...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the Historical Jesus 2: 56–90. Herzl, Theodor. (1896) 1941. The Old-­New-­Land. Translated by Lotta Levenshon. New York: Bloch Publishing. 194 boundary 2 / November 2017 Heschel, Susannah. 2010. The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany. Princeton, NJ: Princeton...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the Christian tradition better known as the Protestant Reformation, which fostered the translation of the Bible into multiple vernacular languages. Skepticism of a different sort ornamented the exquisite essays of Michel de Montaigne, a writer with no small purchase on a modern literary sensibility...