Curtis W. Freeman is research professor of theology and director of the Baptist House of Studies at Duke Divinity School and editor of the anthology A Company of Women Preachers (Baylor University Press).
When Westminster John Knox Press launched the Interpretation commentary series in 1982 with Walter Brueggemann's provocative volume on the book of Genesis, readers encountered the strange new world of the Bible in a forgotten old form—something now frequently called theological interpretation, a way of reading the Bible that many in academic biblical scholarship at the time were ende
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