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Misreading Scripture with Western eyes: removing cultural blinders to better understand the Bible

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Biblical scholars Brandon O'Brien and Randy Richards shed light on the ways that Western readers often misunderstand the cultural dynamics of the Bible. They identify nine key areas where modern Westerners have significantly different assumptions about what might be going on in a text. Drawing on their own crosscultural experience in global mission, O'Brien and Richards show how better self-awareness and understanding of cultural differences in language, time and social mores allow us to see the Bible in fresh and unexpected ways. --from publisher description.
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title_displayMisreading Scripture with Western eyes : removing cultural blinders to better understand the Bible
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Misreading Scripture with Western eyes : removing cultural blinders to better understand the Bible [electronic resource] / E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O'Brien
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