Local and Global: Biblical Studies in a "Runaway World"

  title={Local and Global: Biblical Studies in a "Runaway World"},
  author={Philip Suciadi Chia},
  • P. Chia
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Sociology
This essay begins with a sketch of our current global society and its challenges to biblical studies to provide as resources for humanity in search of a direction for a ”runaway world.” In considering hermeneutical implications for biblical studies within the context of the Greater Chin a Region (GCR), the ethos of biblical studies is being delineated with a view of proposing the need for a kind of new critical public intellectual model for its graduate and doctoral educational programs so that… Expand
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