Native and Christian: Indigenous Voices on Religious Identity in the United States and Canada

Native and Christian: Indigenous Voices on Religious Identity in the United States and Canada

by James Treat
     
 

Native and Christian is an anthology of essays by indigenous writers in the United States and Canada on the problem of native Christian identity. This anthology documents the emergence of a significant new collective voice on the North American religious landscape. It brings together in one volume articles originally published in a variety of

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Native and Christian is an anthology of essays by indigenous writers in the United States and Canada on the problem of native Christian identity. This anthology documents the emergence of a significant new collective voice on the North American religious landscape. It brings together in one volume articles originally published in a variety of sources (many of them obscure or out-of-print) including religious magazines, scholarly journals, and native periodicals, along with one previously unpublished manuscript.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415913744
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Native Christian Narrative Discourse1
1Spirituality and History27
1Indian Spirituality: Another Vision29
2Who Can Sit at the Lord's Table? The Experience of Indigenous Peoples38
3An Aboriginal Christian Perspective on the Integrity of Creation51
4Rivers of Life: Native Spirituality for Native Churches56
5The Old Testament and Native America68
2Liberation and Culture81
6Reclaiming Our Histories83
7Canaanites, Cowboys, and Indians: Deliverance, Conquest, and Liberation Theology Today93
Responses
8Vision and Community: A Native American Voice105
9Spirituality, Native American Personhood, Sovereignty, and Solidarity115
10Native Americans and Evangelization132
3Tradition and Community155
11Remember the Sabbath Day157
12The Challenge of the Future: Creating a Place Called Home163
13Program Development and Native American Catechesis170
14The Sacred Circle: Native American Liturgy179
15The Meeting of the Two Ways184
16The Native American Church of Jesus Christ191
4Transformation and Survival207
17The Story and Faith Journey of a Native Catechist209
18Returning219
19Plucked from the Ashes223
20Two Paths232
21The Native Church: A Search for an Authentic Spirituality236
Bibliography241

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