Race Nation And Religion In The Americas
The pioneering essays collected in this volume bring critical new perspectives to the interdisciplinary study of racial, national, and religious identities. The authors demonstrate that one cannot study these categories of identity formation in isolation, but must instead examine the ways each intersects with-and ultimately helps construct-the others. This innovative theoretical perspective sheds new light on the role of religion in shaping the lives of diverse communities throughout the Americas and forces us to reevaluate the reductive opposition between secular and religious identities. The twelve essays in the volume explore the ties between race, nation, and religion in ethnographic and historical detail. Topics range from Jesuit mission work to Hollywood film, manifest destiny to liberation theology, the Haitian Rara festival to American immigration law. In these and other contexts, the authors explore the intertwined histories of a hemisphere defined at the charged intersections of race, nation, and religion.
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SKU (ISBN): 9780195149197
Editor: Henry Goldschmidt | Editor: Elizabeth McAlister
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: August 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Divine Disruption : Holding On To Faith When Life Breaks Your Heart$21.99Add to cart
An insightful biblical and conversational response from Dr. Tony Evans and his four children-Chrystal Evans Hurst, Priscilla Shirer, Anthony Evans, and Jonathan Evans-on how God uses the hard things of this life to draw us into a deeper faith in Him.
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Spiritual victory is a privilege to be enjoyed by every Christian. Why then do you seem to encounter so many obstacles in your daily life?
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In his exciting new book, bestselling author Dr. Tony Evans shows that it’s through the names of God that the nature of God is revealed to us. Who is God in His fullness? How has He expressed His riches and righteousness? How can you trust His goodness?
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