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Lift Every Voice : Constructing Christian Theologies from the Underside - Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Lift Every Voice

Constructing Christian Theologies from the Underside

Paperback Published: 1st November 1998
ISBN: 9781570751639
Number Of Pages: 352

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This updated edition of the classroom favorite confirms its place as the most important systematic theology reader available with a liberationist perspective. Global in its outlook, Lift Every Voice incorporates the voices of men and women, Native Americans, Anglos, Hispanics, Blacks, Africans, and Asians.Part 1, on theological method, includes a new chapter by Ada Maria Isasi Diaz on love of neighbor in the twenty-first century. Part 2 centers on God and has a new chapter by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite. Part 3 includes Rosemary Radford Ruether's classic essay on eschatology and feminism. Andy Smith contributes an exciting new essay, "The Spirituality Liberation Praxis of Native Women" to Part 4, which also includes Mary Potter Engel's much-quoted essay on "Evil, Sin, and Violation of the Vulnerable".Part 5 opens with Mary D. Pellauer's and Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite's classic essay on grace and healing from the perspective of the movement to end violence against women. It also includes pieces by Carter Heywood and Jacquelyn Grant on christology, and concludes with Sharon Ringe and Kwok Pui Lan's essays on reading the Bible.The careful organization and choice of essays makes Lift Every Voice a valuable book for a wide variety of courses. Its breadth and timeliness makes it possible to show the liberationist implications of the classic theological curriculum.

Contributors
Introduction: Making the Connections among Liberation Theologies around the Worldp. 1
Theological Method: Commitment and Constructionp. 19
What Is Faith?: A Black South African Perspectivep. 24
Solidarity: Love of Neighbor in the 21st Centuryp. 30
Revisioning Minjung Theology: The Method of the Minjungp. 40
Walking in Balance: The Spirituality/Liberation Praxis of Native Womenp. 53
The Old Testament of Native Americap. 69
Context and Revelation with One Stroke of an Asian Brushp. 82
Godp. 97
God Is Blackp. 101
On the Trinityp. 115
Eschatologyp. 127
Eschatology and Feminismp. 129
Creating and Governing Gracep. 143
Creation Motifs in the Search for a Vital Space: A Latin American Perspectivep. 146
Evil, Sin, and Violation of the Vulnerablep. 159
Healing, Liberating, and Sanctifying Gracep. 173
Conversation on Grace and Healing: Perspectives from the Movement to End Violence against Womenp. 177
Christologyp. 193
Jesus of Nazareth/Christ of Faith: Foundations of a Reactive Christologyp. 197
Subjectification as a Requirement for Christological Constructionp. 207
Church, Ministry, and Spiritualityp. 221
In Search of a Circular Community: A Possible Shape for the Church in Japanp. 224
Rituals of Healing: Ministry with and on Behalf of Gay and Lesbian Peoplep. 237
The Empowering Spirit of Religionp. 251
The Scripturesp. 265
The Bible and Mujerista Theologyp. 267
Discovering the Bible in the Non-Biblical Worldp. 276
Reading from Context to Context: Contributions of a Feminist Hermeneutic to Theologies of Liberationp. 289
Conclusion: Directions for the Futurep. 298
Endnotesp. 303
Indexp. 329
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ISBN: 9781570751639
ISBN-10: 1570751633
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st November 1998
Publisher: Orbis Books (USA)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.42