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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Nostalgia for the Present: The Expendables, Stallone, and Ethnocentrism

October 20th, 2010|

Of the many action blockbusters released every summer, one of this year’s hits was The Expendables, directed by and starring Sylvester Stallone, and featuring cameo appearances by Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film tells the story of a bunch of ageing mercenaries, led by Barney Ross (Stallone), who are hired to free the imaginary […]

Hope Abundant: Third World and Indigenous Women’s Theology. ed. Kwok Pui-Lan (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2010)

October 20th, 2010|

Hope Abundant: Third World and Indigenous Women’s Theology edited by Kwok Pui-Lan intermixes a collection of articles from a variety of women’s perspectives and highlights new developments and voices from around the globe. Many of the essays in this volume have been previously published within the last ten years, but this distinguished tome frames these […]

PLANETARY LOVES: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology Eds. Stephen D. Moore and Mayra Rivera(Fordham University Press, New York, 2011) Pages 414

October 12th, 2010|


As far as I am aware, this is the first and only book thus far that attempts to bridge the gap between post colonial theory and theology – two parallel discursive elements that, in the words of the editors of this volume, “(if) left to their own devices, would extend to infinity without ever intersecting.” […]

Voicing Over: The Citizens’ Media Diaries

October 1st, 2010|

Namita Singh is currently pursuing her PhD on Participatory Video in the UK, at the Open University. She is a researcher and consultant focused on participatory media. This is what she loves talking about.

So, let’s get the conversation flowing..

The time is around 9 in the night and the setting, an otherwise […]