Theologies of Liberation in Palestine-Israel: Indigenous, Contextual, and Postcolonial Perspectives

Theologies of Liberation in Palestine-Israel: Indigenous, Contextual, and Postcolonial Perspectives

by Nur Masalha


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ISBN-13: 9781610977456
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/29/2014
Series: Postmodern Ethics
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Nur Masalha is Director of the Centre for Religion and History and the Holy Land Research Project at St Mary's University College, England. He is the editor ofHoly Land Studies: A Multidisciplinary Journal. His recent books include: The Zionist Bible: Biblical Precedent, Colonialism and the Erasure of Memory (2013); The Palestine Nakba: Decolonising History, Narrating the Subaltern, Reclaiming Memory (2012); The Bible and Zionism: Invented Traditions, Archaeology and Post-Colonialism in Palestine-Israel (2007).

Prof Lisa Isherwood is Director of the Institute of Theological Partnerships, University of Winchester, UK. She has authored or edited 20 books including Radical Otherness (2013), The Power of Erotic Celibacy (2007), The Fat Jesus: Feminist Explorations in Boundaries and Transgressions (2007). She is an executive editor of the international journal Feminist Theology.

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction Nur Masalha Lisa Isherwood xi

1 Liberation Theology in Latin America and Palestine-Israel: Practical Similarities and Contextual Differences Samuel Kuruvilla 1

2 Reflections on Sabeel's Liberation Theology and Ecumenical Work (1992-2013) Nairn Ateek 21

3 Theologies of Liberation in Palestine-Israel and the Struggle for Peace and Justice Marc H. Ellis 39

4 Reading the Bible with the Eyes of the Philistines, Canaanites and Amalekites: Messianic Zionism, Zealotocracy, the Militarist Traditions of the Tanakh and the Palestinians (1967 to Gaza 2013) Nur Masalha 57

5 God's Mapmakers: A Theology of Dispossession Gareth Lloyd Jones 115

6 The Quest for Peace with Justice in the Middle East: Christian Zionist and Palestinian Theologies Rosemary Radford Ruether 127

7 Transcending Monotheism and a Theology of Land Lisa Isherwood 141

8 Beyond Interfaith Reconciliation: A New Paradigm for a Theology of Land Mark Braver man 155

9 Confronting the Truth: New Awakenings to the Palestinian Situation Mary Grey 179

10 Civil Liberation Theology in Palestine: Indigenous, Secular-Humanist, and Post-Colonial Perspectives Nur Masalha 193

Index 215

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