THE QUEERING OF BIBLICAL DISCOURSE

@article{Vorster2013THEQO,
  title={THE QUEERING OF BIBLICAL DISCOURSE},
  author={Johannes N. Vorster},
  journal={Scriptura : international journal of bible, religion and theology in southern Africa},
  year={2013},
  volume={111},
  pages={602-620}
}
  • J. Vorster
  • Published 12 June 2013
  • Sociology, Art, Philosophy
  • Scriptura : international journal of bible, religion and theology in southern Africa
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