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Redeeming mulatto : a theology of race and Christian hybridity

Author: Brian Bantum
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2010.
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The theological attempts to understand Christ's body have either focused on "philosophical" claims about Jesus' identity or on "contextual" rebuttals--on a culturally transcendent, diesembodied Jesus of the creeds or on a Jesus of color who rescues and saves a particular people because of embodied particularity. But neither of these two attempts has accounted for the world as it is, a world of mixed race of  Read more...
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Bantum, Brian, 1975-
Redeeming mulatto.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2010
(OCoLC)768079145
Named Person: Jesus Christ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Bantum
ISBN: 9781602582934 1602582939
OCLC Number: 499741606
Description: x, 233 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Renunciation : racial discipleship and the religiosity of race. I am your son, white man! : the mulatto/a and the tragic ; Neither fish nor fowl : presence as politics --
Confession : Christ, the tragic mulatto. Unto us a child is born or "How can this be?" : the mulatto Christ ; I am the way : mulatto/a redemption and the politics of identification --
Immersion : Christian discipleship or the new discipline of the body. You must be reborn : baptism and mulatto/a rebirth ; The politics of presence : prayer and discipleship.
Responsibility: Brian Bantum.

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The theological attempts to understand Christ's body have either focused on 'philosophical' claims about Jesus' identity or on 'contextual' rebuttals. This title offers a theology that challenges  Read more...
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