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Postcolonial Networks brings together scholars, activists, and leaders with the urgency of a movement to foster decolonized relationships, innovative scholarship, and social transformation.

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Got to Kick at the Darkness “’til It Bleeds Daylight”

April 20th, 2013|

"When the Church enters the debate in the public square, then I, who, with the whole people of God, am also the Church, can challenge and in good conscience, hold the Church to account."

After the Hype: Taking Stock of Pope Francis in Light of Argentine Catholic History

April 1st, 2013|

"I do not see in Bergoglio a prophetic voice of the sort that we saw in El Salvador, with the martyred Archbishop Romero, or in Brasil’s famously prophetic Dom Helder Câmara."

A Review of Luke A. Powery’s Dem Dry Bones: Preaching, Death, and Hope (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2012).

February 24th, 2013|

"The site of Powery’s homiletical inspiration is located primarily in two sources that have been a great means of hope in countless African American churches in the midst of painful suffering and death. The first reservoir for homiletics is the Spirituals."

The Problem of Representation

February 17th, 2013|

"Our culture is a visual culture. Everywhere one looks, there are images and signs that seek and grab our attention. Studying the ways cultures hierarchically order the senses, cultural historian Walter Ong argues that for the West, visuality predominates all other senses."

On Richard Twiss: A Tribute

February 17th, 2013|

"Richard’s vision for decolonization extended to all peoples. He challenged Christian evangelical treatment of Palestinian peoples on the Trinity Broadcast Network (and was not invited back). He worked ceaselessly to build alliances with all peoples impacted by white supremacy and colonialism."


February 11th, 2013|

"When I chat and net A lighthouse I become, That looks towards the west But stands as if mum."

Part 1: A Postcolonial Theologian Goes to Opera. Why, on Earth, Opera?!

January 23rd, 2013|

"Opera can simultaneously convey not only the approval and reinscription of the cultural and socio-political status quo through its aural and visual regimes of beauty and repulsion . . . "