Reading the Bible from the Margins by Miguel A. De La Torre (Editor)This introduction focuses on how issues involving race, class, and gender influence our understanding of the Bible. Describing how "standard" readings of the Bible are not always acceptable to people or groups on the "margins," this book afters valuable new insights into biblical texts today.
Toward a Latino/a Biblical Interpretation by Francisco Lozada Jr.Explores the complex and diverse issues related to Latino/a biblical interpretation. After laying the theoretical foundation, he offers three sample readings of biblical texts to lead readers through the intricacy of interpretation that has historically and culturally surrounded understanding what it means to do Latino/a biblical interpretation.
The Bible and Borders: Hearing God's Word on Immigration by M. Daniel Carroll R.Following the release of his book Christians at the Border, M. Daniel Carroll R. spent the next decade continuing to speak and write about immigration. The Bible and Borders sharpens Carroll's focus and refines his argument to make sure we hear clearly what the Bible says about one of the most pressing issues of our day.
The Lord Roars: Recovering the Prophetic Vision for Today by M. Daniel Carroll R.Leading Old Testament ethicist M. Daniel Carroll R. shows that learning from the prophets can make us better prepared for Christian witness. In this guide to the ethical material of Old Testament prophetic literature, Carroll highlights key ethical concerns of the three prophets most associated with social critique--Amos, Isaiah, and Micah--showing their relevance for those who wish to speak with a prophetic voice today.