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Monthly Archives: June 2013

What does Alan Chambers’ Apology Mean? A Reflection on the Updated Politics of Christian Heterosexism

June 26th, 2013|

"What this is to say is that, whatever intentions Chambers has for this group, we should not be surprised if reducefear.org gives us a sense of déjà-vu once it comes into existence."

Reflections on the Boarding School Dorms

June 25th, 2013|

"But the rez, and Indian Country in general, is a complex place with a complex history, peopled by individuals who choose to live there for positive as well as negative reasons. The land is itself an entity, a place that produces both brilliance and despair."

Seven Minutes in Panama: 42 and the Comforts of Civil Rights

June 20th, 2013|

"Our strivings for global justice stand to gain from the discomfort that a tragic register engenders. As we celebrate Jackie, and deservedly so, let us also recall that which his legend obscures, neglects, and silences."

Book Release: A Postcolonial African American Re-reading of Colossians

June 20th, 2013|

Below is the second text–and the first single-authored one–to be published in the Postcolonialism and Religions series, edited by Joseph Duggan, founder of Postcolonial Networks, and J. Jayakiran Sebastian, Dean of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.
Annie Tinsley, A Postcolonial African American Re-reading of Colossians: Identity, Reception, and Interpretation under the Gaze of Empire, Postcolonialism and […]

UPDATE: Pressing On: Legacy of Marcella Althaus-Reid, July 9-12, 2013, Buenos Aires

June 19th, 2013|

Check out the schedule of presenters and activities for an amazing conference, sponsored by Postcolonial Networks, ISEDET, and GEMRIP, that brings together postcolonial and queer theological and theoretical approaches!

Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations Roundtable

June 18th, 2013|

"The volume begins by locating the ensuing chapters within the narrative of the Postcolonial Roundtable, underscoring the imperative of identifying narrative, location, and convictions."

Postcolonial Networks Book Project: The Election of Pope Francis

June 16th, 2013|

"Postcolonial frameworks attune us to contradictions, complexities, paradoxes, and ambivalences that mark our social, cultural, economic, and religious formations."