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Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations

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:Colonialism involves more than just territorial domination. It also creates cultural space that silences and disenfranchises those who do not hold power. This process of subjugation continues today in various forms of neocolonialism, such as globalization. Postcolonialism arose in the...


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:Colonialism involves more than just territorial domination. It also creates cultural space that silences and disenfranchises those who do not hold power. This process of subjugation continues today in various forms of neocolonialism, such as globalization. Postcolonialism arose in the latter half of the twentieth century to challenge the problem of coloniality at the level of our language and our actions (praxis). Postcolonialism seeks to disrupt forms of domination and empower the marginalized to be agents of transformation. In 2010, the Postcolonial Roundtable gathered at Gordon College to initiate a new conversation regarding the significance of postcolonial discourse for evangelicalism. The present volume is the fruit of that discussion. Addressing themes like nationalism, mission, Christology, catholicity and shalom, these groundbreaking essays explore new possibilities for evangelical thought, identity and practice. The contributors demonstrate the resources for postcolonial criticism within the evangelical tradition, as well as the need to subject evangelical thought to an ever-new critique to prevent the formation of new centers of domination. Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations models the kind of open dialogue that the church needs in order to respond appropriately to the pressing concerns of the world today.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 407647
  • Product Code 9780830840533
  • ISBN 0830840532
  • EAN 9780830840533
  • Pages 272
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Jul 2014
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 17mm
  • Weight 0.386kg
  • :introduction: Why Postcolonial Conversations Matter
  • Reflection On Postcolonial Friendship
  • Brian D. Mclaren
  • The Importance Of Postcolonial Evangelical Conversations
  • Steve Hu
  • A Response To The Postcolonial Roundtable: Promises, Problems And Prospects
  • Gene L. Green
  • The Postcolonial Challenge To Evangelicals
  • Editors
  • Prospects And Problems For Evangelical Postcolonialisms
  • Robert S. Heaney
  • <strong>part 1 Mission And Metanarrative: Origins And Articulations</strong>
  • Introduction To Part 1- L. Daniel Hawk
  • 1. From Good: "the Only Good Indian Is A Dead Indian"; To Better: "kill The Indian And Save The Man"; To Best: "old Things Pass Away And All Things Become White!" An American Hermeneutic Of Colonization
  • L. Daniel Hawk And Richard L. Twiss
  • 2. North American Mission And Motive: Following The Markers
  • Gregory L. Cullar And Randy S. Woodley
  • 3. Postcolonial Feminism, The Bible And The Native Indian Women
  • Jayachitra Lalitha
  • 4. Converting A Colonialist Christ: Toward An African Postcolonial Christology
  • Victor Ifeanyi Ezigbo And Reggie L. Williams
  • <strong>part 2 The Stories Behind The Colonial Stories</strong>
  • Introduction To Part 2 - Kay Higuera Smith
  • 5. Tracing The Metanarrative Of Colonialism And Its Legacy
  • Teri R. Merrick
  • 6. American Exceptionalism As Prophetic Nationalism
  • Kurt Anders Richardson
  • <strong>part 3 Revisioning Evangelical Theology</strong>
  • Introduction To Part 3 - Jayachitra Lalitha
  • 7. The Apocalypse Of Colonialism: Notes Toward A Postcolonial Eschatology
  • Christian T. Collins Winn And Amos Yong
  • 8. Jesus/christ The Hybrid: Toward A Postcolonial Evangelical Christology
  • Joya Colon-berezin And Peter Goodwin Heltzel
  • 9. Recovering The Spirit Of Pentecost: Canon And Catholicity In Postcolonial Perspective
  • Megan K. Defranza And John R. Franke
  • <strong>part 4 Transforming The Evangelical Legacy</strong>
  • Introduction To Part 4 - Kay Higuera Smith
  • 10. The Problem And Promise Of Praxis In Postcolonial Criticism
  • Federico A. Roth And Gilberto Lozano
  • 11. Embracing The Other: A Vision For Evangelical Identity
  • Kay Higuera Smith
  • 12. Healthy Leadership And Power Differences In The Postcolonial Community: Two Reflections
  • Nicholas Rowe And Ray Aldred
  • 13. Christian Disciplines As Ways Of Instilling God&#146;s Shalom For Postcolonial Communities: Two Reflections
  • Nicholas Rowe And Safwat A. Marzouk
  • <strong>part 5 Closing The Circle</strong>
  • Introduction To Part 5: The Evolution Of The Postcolonial Roundtable
  • Joseph F. Duggan
  • 14. Hosting A True Roundtable: Dialogue Across Theological And Postcolonial Divides
  • Judith Oleson
  • Benediction
  • Gregory W. Carmer
  • Dr. Richard Twiss: A Remembrance
  • Randy S. Woodley
  • Appendix
  • Contributors' Biographies
  • General Index

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