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Title Wading through many voices : toward a theology of public conversation / edited by Harold J. Recinos
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2011]
©2011
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Contents Introduction / Harold J. Recinos -- Expanding our academic publics: Latino/a theology, religious studies, and Latin American studies / Michelle A. Gonzalez -- Response to Michelle Gonzalez / Marcia Y. Riggs -- Escaping the polarity of race versus gender and ethnicity / Marcia Y. Riggs -- Response to Marcia Riggs / Michelle A. Gonzalez -- Global hegemonic power, democracy and the theological praxis of the subaltern multitude / Eleazar S. Fernández -- Response to Eleazar S. Fernández: otro(s) mundo(s) zurdo(s) / María Teresa Dávila -- Role of Latino/a ethics in the public square: upholding and challenging "the good" in a pluralistic society / María Teresa Dávila -- Response to María Teresa Dávila / Eleazar S. Fernández -- Pluralist separatism and community / Jace Weaver -- Response to Jace Weaver / Luis Leon -- American prophecy: Cesar Chavez in light of Martin Luther King and Gandhi / Luis Leon -- Response to Luis Leon / Jace Weaver -- "Salvation and transformation": Latino evangelical political activism and the struggle over comprehensive immigration reform / Gastón Espinosa -- Response to Gastón Espinosa / Andrew Sung Park -- Theology of enhancement: multiculturality in an Asian American perspective / Andrew Sung Park -- Response to Andrew Sung Park / Gastón Espinosa -- Is America possible? The land that never has been: democratic hope and creative exchange / Victor Anderson -- Response to Victor Anderson / David Sánchez -- Foregrounding our apocalyptic heritage in hopes of domesticating it: creating a postapocalyptic society in a plural world / David Sánchez -- Response to David Sánchez / Victor Anderson -- "Isn't life more than food?" Migrant farm work as a challenge to Latino/a public theology / Nancy Bedford -- Response to Nancy Bedford / Mark Lewis Taylor -- Beyond only difference: necropolitics, racialized regimes, and U.S. public theology / Mark Lewis Taylor -- Response to Mark Lewis Taylor / Nancy Bedford -- American Indians, conquest, the Christian story, and invasive nation-building / Tink Tinker -- Response to Tink Tinker / Lara Medina -- Nepantla spirituality: an emancipative vision for inclusion / Lara Medina -- Response to Lara Medina / Tink Tinker
Summary Wading through Many Voices brings together the voices of Latino/a, African American, Asian American, Native American, and Euro-American scholars to produce a dialogue of public theology: how faith-communities, divided by race, class, ethnicity, andgender, can find a common ground for life together. The authors articulate a multiethnic perspective on public theology that counters the divisive identity politics of U.S. public life with systematic thinking that strengthens the commitment to criticallytransform social relations in light of a shared vision of public good. The contributors develop
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Subject Christianity and culture.
Church and minorities -- United States.
Ethnicity -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Multiculturalism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Form Electronic book
Author Recinos, Harold J. (Harold Joseph), 1955-
ISBN 1442205857 (electronic bk.)
9781442205857 (electronic bk.)