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Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations: Global Awakenings in Theology and Praxis

Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations Global Awakenings in Theology and Praxis Colonialism involves 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 variou

  • Title: Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations: Global Awakenings in Theology and Praxis
  • Author: Kay Higuera Smith L. Daniel Hawk Jayachitra Lalitha
  • ISBN: 9780830840533
  • Page: 484
  • Format: Paperback
  • Colonialism involves 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 levelColonialism involves 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 andshalom, 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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    1. Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations: Global Awakenings in Theology and Praxis edited by Kay Higuera Smith, Jayachitra Lalitha, and L. Daniel Hawk. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2014.Summary: This book arises from a roundtable that sought to apply postcolonial concepts to re-visioning evangelical theology and praxis, coming to terms both with how colonialism shaped evangelical theology and mission and what it means to listen to the voices of the formerly colonized.In 2010 Gordon College h [...]

    2. As a mashup of Evangelical thought on the subject of Postcolonialism this is an extremely helpful book. Some chapters are simply brilliant. Others less so, but still worth the read.

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