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2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Regular rates end November 16. Register today!

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2018 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Mid-Atlantic
Deadline: December 15

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: October 27

Southeast (SECSOR)
Deadline: October 15

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6

Western
Deadline: October 1

2017 National Humanities Conference

Register by October 27 for the NHC conference in Boston.

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Opting for the Margins: Postmodernity and Liberation in Christian Theology

Rieger, Jeorg, ed.

  

Description

Ideas like the “preferential option for the poor” — arguing that people marginalized by the economy have a claim to “special consideration” — have been among the most significant insights in twentieth century Christian theology. The essays in this volume show how some forms of postmodern thought and theology can mask patterns of oppression and provide an excuse for deafness to voices from the margins. The authors, writing from a wide variety of national, ethnic, and theological perspectives, seek to revive the preferential option for the poor for the postmodern world, showing how options for the margins can engage postmodernity in new ways and break new ground in religious, theological, and ethical, as well as social, political, and economic thinking.

Additional Information

  • Hardback
  • 224 Pages
  • Published: September 2003
  • ISBN: 019516119X
  • Series: Reflection & Theory in the Study of Religion

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