Postcolonial Biblical Criticism: Origins, Developments, Proposal

Thursday, July 13, 2017
3:30 PM
5:00 PM
Faber Hall Function Room, Ateneo de Manila University

Prof. Fernando Segovia is one of the leading scholars on the Gospel of John and postcolonialism and the Bible. He is Oberlin Graduate Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the Divinity School of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. His teaching, research interests and publications cover early Christianity, theological studies and pedagogies, and cultural studies. He is also a past president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians in the United States and the Society of Biblical Literature, the oldest and largest association of biblical scholars in the world. Some of his co-edited and edited books are The Future of the Biblical Past (2012), They were All Together in One Place? Toward Minority Biblical Criticism (2009), A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament Writings (2007). What is John, Vols. 1-2 (1996, 1998).