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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Decolonizing God by Mark Brett

April 13th, 2010|

Mark Brett introduces Decolonizing God as follows: “The argument of this book oscillates between ancient and modern contexts without suggesting, in line with current solipsistic fashions, that readers can only ever recreate the past in their own image” (p. 1).

The Next Evangelicalism – Soong-Chan Rah

April 13th, 2010|

by Soong-Chan Rah, InterVarsity Press, 2009, ISBN: 9780830833603.

In a provocative volume intended 'to bring reconciliation and renewal to the church in America', Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah, Milton B. Engebretson Assistant Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Seminary, argues that though much of contemporary evangelicalism is captive to western, white culture, the next […]

Making A Way Out of No Way by Monica Coleman

April 13th, 2010|

Making a Way Out of No Way: a womanist theology, by Monica A. Coleman Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2008. Pbk. $21. ISBN 978-0-80066-293-6
Monica Coleman is at the vanguard of the third generation of Womanist theological scholarship in the US. It is the opinion of this reviewer that she is one of the ‘rising stars’ in the […]

Review of Steven Shakespeare’s “Derrida and Theology”

April 12th, 2010|

Shakespeare, Steven. Derrida and Theology. New York: T&T Clark, 2009.

A book review is a repetition of sorts, an attempt to re-view instead of simply view a text as a finished work or totalizing whole. The reviewer attempts a trace of textual moves, hopefully breaking open their logics for new modes of engagement, lifting up the […]