Jione Havea in Pusan

Jione Havea

A, MDiv, MTS, PhD
Lecturer in Biblical Studies: Hebrew Bible & OT
Phone: 02 8838 8929
Email: jioneh@nsw.uca.org.au

Academia: csu-au.academia.edu/JioneHavea
Linkedin: linkedin.com/pub/jione-havea/7b/2b8/489

Jione Havea is a Methodist pastor from Tonga, on secondment to the NSW Synod to teach Hebrew Bible. Jione prefers to congregate around talanoa (story, telling, conversation) in and outside of prison, and is involved in the gatherings of Talanoa Oceania, Oceania Biblical Studies Association, Society of Asian Biblical Studies and Society of Biblical Literature.

Research interests

Genesis-2 Kings; narrative and legal revisions; critical theory; oceanic cultures and island hermeneutics; postcolonial and cultural studies

Publications

2014

Books

Co-editor with David Neville and Elaine Wainwright, Bible, Borders, Belongings: Engaging readings from Oceania. Semeia Studies. Atlanta: SBL (http://www.sbl-site.org/assets/pdfs/pubs/Catalog-2014.pdf)

Editor, Indigenous Australia and the unfinished business of Theology: Cross-cultural engagement. Postcolonialism and Religions. New York: Palgrave (http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=748635)

Articles

Migration bodies: A musing around Gemma Tulud Cruz. Colloquium 46: 105-108

Book chapters

Stop, take, care: Reading Luke 10:25-37 with islanders in prison. Pp. 59-71 in David Neville (ed), Place of Scriptures in Public Theology. Sheffield: Phoenix

Numbers in the Context of Western Colonization of the islands of Oceania. Pp. 80-82 in Mark Roncace and Joseph Weaver (eds.), Global Perspectives on the Bible. Boston: Pearson

Jonah as a Book of Surprises and Reversals. Pp. 131-32 in Mark Roncace and Joseph Weaver (eds.), Global Perspectives on the Bible. Boston: Pearson

Bare feet welcome: Redeemer Xs Moses @ Enaim. Pp. 3-19 in Jione Havea, David Neville and Elaine Wainwright (eds.), Bible, Borders, Belongings: Engaging readings from Oceania. Semeia Studies. Atlanta: SBL

Engaging scriptures from Oceania. Pp. 209-222 in Jione Havea, David Neville and Elaine Wainwright (eds.), Bible, Borders, Belongings: Engaging readings from Oceania. Semeia Studies. Atlanta: SBL

2013

Articles

Fekuki of the Gibeonites (Joshua 9-10), tricking Oceania biblical interpretation. The Pacific Journal of Theology 50 (2013): 7-27

Diaspora contexted: Talanoa, Reading, and Theologizing, as Migrants. Black Theology 11.2 (2013): 185-200
A[d]justing Jonah. International Review of Mission 102.1 (Apr 2013): 44-55

Book chapters

Casting Jonah across seas and tongues: A transnationalizing reading. Pp. 25-36 in J. K. Asamoah-Gyadu, Drea Froechtling and Andreas Kunz-Luebcke (eds.), Babel is everywhere! Migrant Readings from Africa, Europe and Asia. Frankfurt: Peter Lang

Death roots: Musings of a Pacific island native. Pp. 157-68 in Margaret Nelson Agee, Tracey McIntosh, Philip Culbertson, and Cabrini ‘Ofa Makasiale (eds.), Pacific Identities and Well-being: Cross-cultural Perspectives. New York: Routledge

From reconciliation to adoption: A talanoa from Oceania. Pp. 294-300 in Robert Schreiter and Knud Jørgensen (eds.), Mission as Ministry of Reconciliation. Oxford: Regnum

Do just this — Protect life. Pp. 9-16 in Jooseop Keum (ed), God of Life: Bible Studies for Peace and Justice. Geneva: WCC

Opening borders, for Diaspora is Home. Pp. 65-77 in Anne Elvey and David Gormley O’Brien (eds.) Climate Change—Cultural Change: Religious Responses and Responsibilities. Preston, Vic: Mosaic