Messianism Against Christology: Resistance Movements, Folk Arts, and Empire (BOK)

James W. Perkinson

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Concerned for a planet in ecological crisis and anchored in the urban struggles of de-industrial Detroit, this book offers an alternative reading of traditional Christology under the rubric of messianis. This category contests the canonical tradition of an individual messiah and reframes the Galilean movement of Jesus as a collective enterprise of living alternative to empire. Its 'little tradition' politics and parabolic arts serve as template for reading similar vernacular efforts across history, committed to countering imperial concentrations of Powers rooted in urban life and recovering an older species-memory of living more justly and sustainably, 'on the land.'

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter James W. Perkinson
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9781137332271
Antall sider 304 Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,6cm x 2cm
Vekt 476 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Christian theology, Political activism, Colonialism & imperialism, Religion & politics