Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology

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Westminster John Knox Press, 2005 - Religion - 252 pages
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The burgeoning field of postcolonial studies argues that most theology has been formed in dominant cultures, laden intrinsically with imperializing structures. An essential task facing theology is thus to "decolonize" the mind and free Christianity from colonizing bias and structures. Here, in this truly groundbreaking study, highly respected feminist theologian Kwok Pui-lan offers the first full-length theological treatment of what it means to do postcolonial feminist theology. She explains her methodological basis and explores several specific topics, including Christology, pluralism, and creation.

 

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Contents

Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Interpretation
22
Feminist Theologies
52
Postcolonial Studies
77
Gender Sexuality
100
What Is It? How to Do It?
125
Voices of Women from the Third World
150
Who Do You Say that I Am?
168
Toward a Postcolonial Theology
186
Women Nature and Hope
209
Index
231
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