Misreading Scripture With Individualist Eyes
E. Randolph Richards & Richard James
About the Authors
E. Randolph Richards (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is provost and professor of biblical studies in the School of Ministry at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He is a popular speaker and has authored and coauthored dozens of books and articles, including Paul Behaving Badly, A Little Book for New Bible Scholars, Rediscovering Jesus, Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes, Rediscovering Paul, The Story of Israel, and Paul and First-Century Letter Writing.
Richard James (pseudonym) is a crosscultural trainer and is involved in leading church planting teams in the Middle East. He has researched collectivism, honor-shame, and patronage dynamics in a number of modern Arab communities. In addition to developing cultural and linguistic training programs, he has also mentored people adjusting to Middle-Eastern cultures and has discipled local believers.
Richard is passionate about connecting the collective nature of the Biblical texts with the collective nature of modern communities in the Middle-East, and he regularly speaks on these subjects at training conferences in the Middle-East and elsewhere.