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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 101–121.
Published: 01 September 2008
... figure across the Muslim world, known for using the Bible in order to attack the legitimacy of Christianity.1 Defining his specialty as “comparative religion,” Deedat borrowed from biblical hermeneutics and secular criticism to attack the idea that the Bible is a work of revelation. The polemical...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): np.
Published: 01 June 2002
... been extensively anthologized in literary magazines, newspapers, and books, including 360 Degrees: A Revolution of Black Poets, Listen Up!, Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, and Soul. Alondra Nelson is a doctoral candidate in the graduate program in...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 11–28.
Published: 01 September 2014
... long arc of history. “In the Bible poverty is a scandalous position,” writes theologian Gustavo Gutiérrez, “inimical to human dignity and therefore contrary to the will of God.”5 God’s will enacts human progress. “The struggle for...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
....4 Explicitly trans- national evangelism dwarfs other organized popular globalisms, from Teamsters to turtles. The multitude may be enjoying a discursive renais- sance on the academic left, but for Bible readers it never lost...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
... own game — exhibiting a mastery of biblical hermeneutics through which he “proved” the fact that the Bible was riddled with errors and could never be the word of God. Larkin’s inter- est is in interrogating the complex form of Deedat’s “evangelism,” which mobilizes historicist, secular...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... daily Bible read- ings, he might recognize anthrax as the return of the repressed. Rather than the darkly awful secrets of the unconscious, the repressed matter to which the anthrax hoax gives symptomatic expression is the referent of...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 2) Certainly God concerns Himself with the question. 3) No, it is not a sin to enjoy secular music. But it is also not a sin to cross the street with your eyes closed. It is only not very smart. . . . The Bible says: All things are...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 105–115.
Published: 01 March 2007
...” (and what about the Bible It is a sign of our times that the academic Left has taken to the principle of academic freedom, not only to defend it against the opportunistic assault of the political Right...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the evangelist church the Assembly of God. The parents died, Bible in hand. All three of these events disrupted the sense of place that cariocas (Rio’s residents) associated with the spaces in which they occurred (Soares...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... public space during and since the war by highly visible, publicized, and competing forms of religion. Ambon’s Christians and Muslims both took to the streets during the conflict: Christians, with Bibles in hand, pictures of Christ floating above the crowd, ambulatory public prayer sessions, and...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 19–44.
Published: 01 March 2001
... arisen between missionary and commercial agendas. The Bible was one of the first English texts to be translated and disseminated in a number of South Asian vernaculars. Several outstanding discussions of the impact of the Bible in colonial South Asia have transformed...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
...- tion over women.43 Yet as Adam One speaks of this passage in the Bible, he upends this theology of domination to emphasize an ethical opening to and attitude of care toward the nonhuman Other: And for Adam himself, the Names of the Animals were...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 105–121.
Published: 01 September 2000
... “tolerance”:7 Look, you can build a decent society around the Bible: if you value the Gaia notions that pervade the Old Testament, puzzle over the parables of Jesus, argue about the Epistles, suspect the visions of...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... .” Socialist Register ” 37 : 1 – 31 . Stallybrass Peter . 2002 . “ Books and Scrolls: Navigating the Bible .” In Books and Readers in Early Modern England: Material Studies , edited by Andersen Jennifer Sauer Elizabeth , 42 – 79 . Philadelphia...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 131–149.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 151.
Published: 01 September 2001
... worker will register me to get an AIDS pension. I hope I can stay here the rest of my life.” During Zé das Drogas’s administration, daily life in the recovery area was structured around worship and Bible studies; now the...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the party and the move- ments. It was a mixture of humanistic universalism; religion (the Bible, especially Exodus); patriotic and Marxist metaphors; pulp fi ction; folk, black, and popular music; journalese and “high” style, as nurtured in Popular Front circles. The cultural critic David...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
... activi- ties are centered primarily on prayer, Bible study, and the celebration of That the bulk the Virgin’s feast day on 12 December. Most engage in a multitude of cultural and social service activities, ranging from folkloric dance troupes of immigrants’ to disseminating information on the...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2007