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Mapping Public Theology Beyond Culture, Identity, and Difference

ISBN-10: 1563383918

ISBN-13: 9781563383915

Edition: 2002

Authors: Benjamin Valentin

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Explores the ways that Hispanic/Latino theology can overcome its fractious nature to heighten its relevance to society and politics.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 11/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.01" wide x 8.99" long x 0.45" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Staging Ground of U.S. Hispanic/Latino Theology: Latino/a Life in the United States
Introduction
Hispanics or Latino/as: Their Recent Past and Present
The Mexicans and Mexican Americans/Chicanos
The Puerto Ricans
The Cubans
Other Latino/as: Central and South Americans, and Dominicans
Forging a Panethnic Latino/a Identity
Traversing the Enchantment with Symbolic Culture and Identity Politics in U.S. Hispanic/Latino Theology
Introduction
Culture, Identity, and Difference: Mestizaje and Popular Religion
Latino/a Culture and Identity Matters
The Cultural Configurations of Latino/a Mestizaje
The Theorizing of Mestizaje in U.S. Hispanic/Latino
Theology: Virgilio Elizondo's The Future Is Mestizo and Galilean Journey
Popular Religion in U.S. Hispanic/Latino Theology: Orlando Espin's The Faith of the People
Playing "Beyond" Symbolic Culture, Identity Politics, and Difference: The Need for a Public Theology
Cultivating a Public Perspective in Hispanic/Latino Theological Discourse
Mapping Public Theology
The Value of the Public Realm and a Publicist Outlook
Liberalism, Individualism, and the Eclipse of the Public
Capitalism versus the Cultivation of a Public Perception
Racism, the Rise of Identity Politics, and the Significance of a Public Disposition
Activist Coalitions, Public Discourse, and Theology
Expanding Visions, Fusing Horizons: Latino/a Theology and Public Discourse
Introduction
Diversity, Equality, Multiple Publics, and Interpublic Relations in the Public Sphere
Coupling the Aspirations of Latino/a Theology and Public Discourse
Selected Bibliography
Index