Mestizaje (Re)Mapping Race, Culture, and Faith in Latina/o Catholicism

ISBN-10: 1570758344

ISBN-13: 9781570758348

Edition: 2009

Authors: Nestor Medina

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The concept of Mestizaje--a reference to the distinctive biological and cultural intermixture that occurred in the "New World"--had becme a foundational catagory in U.S. Latina/o theology. This book traces the subversive and innovative ways in which Catholic theologians have turned this concept into a powerful framework for articulating the experiences of faith of Latina/o communities.
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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Orbis Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Mestizaje as a Locus Tbeologicus: The Contributions of U.S. Latina/o Theologians to the Task of Doing Theology
Setting the Context
Theological Sketch: The Adoption of Mestizaje in Theology
Mestizaje as a Theological Category
U.S. Latino/a Theology and the Discourse(s) of Mestizaje
Mestizaje as a Locus of Theological Reflection: Virgilio Elizondo
Mestizaje as the Concrete Religious Experience of the People: Roberto Goizueta
Mestizaje as Source and Foundation of Latina Feminist Theology: Maria Pilar Aquino
Mestizaje as an Ethical-Moral Choice: Ada Mar�a Isasi-D�az and Mujerista Theology
Mestizaje among Mexican American Chicano/a Scholars
Setting the Context: Historical Background
Messianic Synthesis: Vasconcelos's Paradigm of Mestizaje as La raza cosmica
The Chicano/a Identity Construction and Vasconcelos
Gloria Anzald�a: La conciencia de la mestiza
The Shirting Shapes of Mestizaje: Navigating the Contested Spaces of Mestizaje Discourse(s)
The Continuing Debates on Mestizaje among U.S. Latina/o Theologians
The Myth of Mestizaje as Inclusion: Resistance from the Margins
The Future of U.S. Latina/o Theology: Implications
The Ambiguous Web of Mestizaje and the Reality of Heterogeneity
Rereading Our Lady of Guadalupe: Unmasking the Violence of Mestizaje
Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Mestizo Symbol of the Mexican Americans/Chicanos/as
The Diverse Ethnocultural and Religious Idenrities of the Latina/o People: Mestizaje and Intra-Latina/o Interreligious Interculmralism
Conclusion: Broadening the Horizons of U.S. Latina/o Theology
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