By Elizabeth Boase,Christopher G. Frechette

Explore rising traits in trauma stories and biblical interpretation

In fresh years there was a surge of curiosity in trauma, trauma thought, and its software to the biblical textual content. This selection of essays explores the usefulness of utilizing trauma thought as a lens wherein to learn the biblical texts. all of the essays explores the concept that of ways trauma may be outlined and utilized in religious study. utilizing a variety of assorted yet intersection theories of trauma, the essays contemplate the price of trauma stories for providing new insights into the biblical textual content. together with contributions from biblical students, in addition to systematic and pastoral theologians, this ebook offers a well timed serious mirrored image in this rising dialogue.


  • Implications for the way analyzing the biblical textual content during the lens of trauma could be fruitful for modern appropriation of the biblical textual content in pastoral and theological pursuits
  • Articles that combine hermeneutics of trauma with classical historical-critical methods
  • Essays that tackle the connection among person and collective trauma
  • Elizabeth Boase is Senior Lecturer in Hebrew/Old testomony and Head of the dep. of Theology at Flinders college and Adelaide collage of Divinity, Adelaide Australia. She is the writer of The success of Doom? The Dialogic interplay among the publication of Lamentation and the Pre-Exilic/Early Exilic Prophetic Literature (T & T Clark).

    Christopher G. Frechette is at present traveling Assistant Professor of Theology at St. Mary’s college, San Antonio, Texas, and used to be Assistant Professor of previous testomony on the Boston collage university of Theology and Ministry from 2008–2014. he's an affiliate Editor for Catholic Biblical Quarterly. he's the writer of Mesopotamian Ritual-prayers of “Hand-lifting” (Akkadian Šuillas): An research of functionality in gentle of the Idiomatic that means of the Rubric (Ugarit-Verlag).

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