Carly L. Crouch & Jonathan Stökl (eds.): In the Name of God. The Bible in the Colonial Discourse of Empire

  • Judith Becker

Abstract

This contribution offers a review of

Carly L. Crouch & Jonathan Stökl (eds.): In the Name of God. The Bible in the Colonial Discourse of Empire, Biblical Interpretation Series 126.

Leiden: Brill, 2014. viii and 192 pages, € 98, ISBN 978-900-425-8334.

Author Biography

Judith Becker

is Senior Researcher at the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz, Germany. During the academic year 2015/16 she holds a Fellowship at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in Uppsala, Sweden.

From 2010 to 2014, she directed the BMBF junior research group “Transfer and Transformation of Missionaries’ Images of Europe in Contact with the ‘Other’, 1700–1970”. This research resulted in the book Conversio im Wandel. Basler Missionare zwischen Europa und Südindien und die Ausbildung einer Kontaktreligiosität, 1834-1860 (Göttingen, 2015) and several edited volumes, such as European Missions in Contact Zones. Transformation through Interaction in a (Post-)Colonial World (Göttingen, 2015).
She received her doctorate from Ruhr University Bochum with Gemeindeordnung und Kirchenzucht. Johannes a Lascos Kirchenordnung für London (1555) und die reformierte Konfessionsbildung (Leiden, 2007).

Her main areas of research include change of values and contact religiosity in mission histories as well as ecclesiology and confessionalisation in Reformation history.

Published
2015-11-25
How to Cite
Becker, J. (2015). Carly L. Crouch & Jonathan Stökl (eds.): In the Name of God. The Bible in the Colonial Discourse of Empire. Entangled Religions, 2, LXI-LXVIII. https://doi.org/10.13154/er.v2.2015.LXI-LXVIII
Section
Reviews