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Heart of the Cross A Postcolonial Christology

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ISBN-10: 0664230636

ISBN-13: 9780664230630

Edition: 2006

Authors: Wonhee Anne Joh

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Theologies have often pointed to the cross as a place of suffering and sacrifice, while feminist critiques have frequently argued against interpretations of the cross as patriarchal valorizing of suffering. W. Anne Joh points toward a new interpretation of the cross as a place of love, where God and humanity come together in a surprising way. She interprets the cross as performing a double gesture that has a subversive effect. The cross works simultaneously to pay homage to and menace complex oppressive powers. The cross as a double gesture speaks to those who have shifted from a typical politics of identity to political identities shaped more by postmodern ambiguities of difference.…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 8/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Wonhee Anne Joh is Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. She is the author of In Proximity to the Other: A Postcolonial Theological Anthropology.

Identity out of place
Out of place
Essentialism on trial
Politics of home
Feminist, postcolonial identity - toward Jeong
Han and Jeong
Psychoanalysis of Han and Jeong
Tales of Jeong
Translated translator
Joint security area : life and struggle at the DMZ
Sa-I-Gu : life and struggle in the L.A. Riots
Postcolonial theory and Korean American theology
Identity as a "sweeping force"
Interstitial third space
Debating "postcolonialism"
The crucified God : the way of Jeong
Violent undertones and radical solidarity
Jurgen Moltmann's The crucified God and trinitarian Christology
Emancipatory praxis of Jeong
A Christology of Jeong
Destabilizing the patriarchal divinity
Hah/sin and Jeong/salvation
The powers of Jeong and the horrors of Han
Julia Kristeva's abjection and love
Conclusion : heart of the cross