"If we start teaching information that has very little context for learners in the United States, we as educators focus on difference and can end up “othering” an entire nation, the most significant pitfall of teaching postcolonial texts."
"The hope here is that these doings, these pamphlets, in forms of actions, movements, words, books, art, performances, images, dreams, hopes and imagination, will gain some social ripple effects that might help us ..."
What are the origins of liberation theology? What are the politics of discussing origins? How does racism shape our understanding of intellectual contributions and legacies?
"I began to see America not as the innocent hand of God in the world but as one aligned with the portrayals, offered by Israelite witnesses, of Egypt, Babylon, Assyria, and Rome at the peaks of their oppressive empires."
Cláudio Carvalhaes, a contributing editor at Plural Space, interviews Miguel A. De La Torre, the Iliff Professor of Social Ethics at Iliff School of Theology.
Check out these pictures from the Buenos Aires meeting held in honor of Marcella Althaus-Reid!