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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Review of Rubén Muñoz-Larrondo. A Postcolonial Reading of the Acts of the Apostles, Studies in Biblical Literature 147. New York: Peter Lang, 2012.

September 27th, 2012|

Review of Rubén Muñoz-Larrondo. A Postcolonial Reading of the Acts of the Apostles, Studies in Biblical Literature 147. New York: Peter Lang, 2012. pp. xiv + 249. 
Reviewer: Martin William Mittelstadt, mittelstadtm@evangel.edu
I remember well my first introduction to the complex background of the New Testement world. As an undergrad in the early 1980s, I was encouraged […]

Postcolonial Literature, Theory Readers: An Interview with Dr. Simi Malhotra and Sachin Londhe

September 20th, 2012|

Postcolonial Literature, Theory Readers: An Interview with Dr. Simi Malhotra and Sachin Londhe
One of the aims of Postcolonial Networks is to forge connections with postcolonial thinkers, groups and organizations across the globe.  This is a first interview for Postcolonial Networks, but we promise more to come.

With 816 members, Facebook’s Postcolonial Literature, Theory Readers (PLTR) group […]

Review of Vítor Westhelle’s After Heresy: Colonial Practices and Post-colonial Theologies.

September 15th, 2012|

Review of
Vítor Westhelle. After Heresy: Colonial Practices and Post-colonial Theologies. Cascade Books, 2010. xix, 181 pages, bibl., index.
Reviewer: Tink Tinker, ttinker@iliff.edu
Vitor Westhelle has added a delightful addition to the ranks of post-colonial theology. It becomes immediately a must-read for all of us interested in this important discourse. For theology students this book can serve […]

Decolonizing Universities: Interconnected versus Solitary Thinkers

September 10th, 2012|

"The next generation of scholars will not be satisfied by the staid culture of traditional academia and its rewards separated as they are from all that inspires these emerging scholars. The new generation will not trade on privilege to serve the needs of the elite few."

But we defended our land … We stood side by side … and won the fight for Canada by Christopher J. Duncanson-Hales

September 2nd, 2012|

A spit take with popcorn in a multiplex theatre is not a pretty sight. Fortunately, the movie my son chose to view was not as popular as some of the other blockbusters being screened on that day. What forced the popcorn from my mouth was the sudden exhalation of air prompted by the blatantly revisionist spectacle of the Canadian Government’s advertisement commemorating the start of the War of 1812 - The Fight for Canada (Anon. 2012).