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True to Our Native Land: An African American New Testament Commentary Hardcover – June 1, 2007


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  • Hardcover: 566 pages
  • Publisher: Fortress Press; 5.2.2007 edition (June 1, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0800634217
  • ISBN-13: 978-0800634216
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.2 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #119,200 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Brian K. Blount is Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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Mitzi J. Smith, M.A. (OSU), M.Div. (HUSD), Ph.D. (Harvard), is Associate Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Ashland Theological Seminary/Detroit. She is also an ordained minister and preacher. Her interests include, but are not limited to, Luke-Acts, Philemon, Christology, Womanist and African American biblical interpretation. Dr. Smith's new co-edited book Teaching All Nations is available for pre-order. She is working on two more books. Her website is www.mitzijsmith.com

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Garnet T. Smith on November 12, 2012
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Very Easy book to read and understand. Book used for a Master's in Theology progam. Very informativea and very useful for comparison between works,
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Dr. W. T. Richardson on August 1, 2010
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in this multi-ethnic, multi-generational world community, its important to understand how the scriptures are viewed and interpreted from a variety of perspectives. scholarly works like this help facilitate dialogue with God's people everywhere. i am using this work as a resource for the new testament course that i'm teaching this fall (2010).
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10 of 15 people found the following review helpful By J. Quincy on July 15, 2007
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The commentary is great and the insight profound, from Massey to Callahan to Williams the authors provided new perspective and insight to the Biblical texts. It is important to include the perspective of scholars who are from our native land.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By abj on April 21, 2011
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4/21/11 ...it's sidebars,notes,index and controversial 'perspectives' make it a book that is a more than good 'read'...The book states that the commentators are mostly Theology experts due to the commentators professions as teachers more than preachers....so they 'did good' in their ability to successfully compete well with their other peers, ,each of whom had a book (or books)of the New Testament to comment on....The explanation and commentary on the book of 'Revelations' is extra brilliant.4/21/11 abj
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this is a really interesting commentary on the bible from a perspective that I as a white woman would never have had. it was incredibly enlightening and I am glad it was among my reading for my new testament class in seminary
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