Liberation Theologies, Postmodernity, and the Americas

Liberation Theologies, Postmodernity, and the Americas

by David Batstone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415916585

ISBN-13: 9780415916585

Pub. Date: 07/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415916585
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Liberation Theology in the Economic and Social Context of Latin America: Economy and Theology, or the Irrationality of the Rationalized25
2When the Horizons Close upon Themselves: A Reflection on the Utopian Reason of Qohelet53
3Renewing the Option for the Poor69
4A Post-Christian and Postmodern Christianism83
5Black Masks on White Faces: Liberation Theology and the Quest for Syncretism in the Brazilian Context95
6Dancing with Chaos: Reflections on Power, Contingency, and Social Change125
7Writing for Liberation: Prison Testimonials from El Salvador128
8Charting (dis)Courses of Liberation148
9Vodou Resistance/Vodou Hope: Forging a Postmodernism That Liberates169
10William Apess: A Pequot and a Methodist Under the Sign of Modernity188
11Postmodernity, Black Theology of Liberation and the U.S.A.: Michel Foucault and James H. Cone205
12Interruptions: Critical Theory and Political Theology between Modernity and Postmodernity222
13Israel and Athens, or to Whom Does Anamnestic Reason Belong? On Unity in Multicultural Diversity243
14From Christendom to Polycentric Oikonume: Modernity, Postmodernity, and Liberation Theology253
15The Architectonic of the Ethics of Liberation: On Material Ethics and Formal Moralities273
Contributors305
Index308

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