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9780829813982

Subversive Gospel : A New Testament Commentary on Liberation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780829813982

  • ISBN10:

    0829813985

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-11-01
  • Publisher: Pilgrim Pr
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Author Biography

Tom Hanks is adjunct professor of Bible at Latin American Biblical University, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Abbreviations xvii
Glossary xix
Matthew: A Log Cabin Publican? Good News for Sex Workers!
3(19)
Mark: Good News for the Sick and the Physically Challenged
22(15)
Luke: Good News for the Poor and for Women
37(18)
John: Jesus' Beloved Disciple Subverts Literalism and the Law
55(12)
Praxis of the Apostles (Acts): Queer Couples Collaborate in Mission to the Unclean
67(13)
Romans: Anti-Judaism and Homophobia Deconstructed
80(17)
1 Corinthians: Use Your Gifts to Strengthen the Body
97(13)
2 Corinthians: God's Solidarity with the Weak and the ``Crazy''
110(8)
Galatians: Christ Liberated Us from the Law That We Might Remain Free
118(9)
Ephesians: Liberation from Nihilism and from Anti-Judaism
127(10)
Philippians: The Contagious Joy of a Political Prisoner
137(7)
Colossians: Sophia-Wisdom and Liberation from Elitist Patriarchal Philosophies
144(9)
1 Thessalonians: The Missionary-Nurse in Paul
153(7)
2 Thessalonians: Preventing Poverty by Diligent Labor
160(7)
1 Timothy: Merry News for Widows: ``You May Remarry''
167(7)
2 Timothy: Good News for Those Condemned to Death
174(5)
Titus: Good News with Good Works for the Marginalized
179(6)
Philemon: Liberating Solidarity with a Slave
185(6)
Hebrews: Subversive Hermeneutics and Jesus' Liberating Purpose
191(9)
James: The Priority of Praxis Guided by Wisdom
200(8)
1 Peter: Persecuted Immigrants in a Xenophobic Empire?
208(9)
2 Peter: Christian Virtues for a Renewed Green World
217(9)
1 John: God's Pure Love in Solidarity with the Poor
226(5)
2 John: The Limits of Tolerance to Make an Inclusive Community Viable
231(5)
3 John: Hospitality as Making an Inclusive Community of Friends
236(5)
Jude: Celebrating the Love-feasts, Subverting the Canon
241(8)
Revelation: Woe to the Great Sex Worker, Babylon
249(10)
Appendix A: Chronological Order of the New Testament 259(2)
Appendix B: Didactic Reading Order for the New Testament 261(2)
Bibliography 263

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