Monthly Archives: October 2010

Postcolonialism: When the Axe is Laid at Your Own Kneecaps

A Brief Introduction by Randy Woodley I love the fact that White folks are talking about moving beyond colonialism and it’s affects. I think it can be healthy in many ways and hopefully it can move us forward into a … Continue reading

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Postcolonialism in the Emergent Village: Recipe for Change or Ingredients for Indigestion?

(Somewhat “live” reports form Daniel Fan) Emergents:  Jeans & flip-flop wearing neo-beatnik-hipster extremist-layabout philosopher-dreamers who drink fair trade coffee…or…influential, cutting-edge socially-minded post-evangelical Christian theologians, who drink fair trade coffee (and wear jeans and flip-flops)? A compelling question, no doubt, and … Continue reading

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Always two messages

By Bo Sanders In seminary last year  I had the opportunity to do a teaching apprenticeship as well to write a thesis paper. The most important thing that I learned through those experiences is that  we are always sending at … Continue reading

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Obama’s Accomplishments Amid Racist Idealogy and Propaganda

Re-posted from FB (http://www.facebook.com/obamaaccomplishments) Comments by Randy Woodley While I don’t agree with everything our President has done (i.e., settled for a stunted national health care system, we are still in Afghanistan), I don’t think any President has accomplished as … Continue reading

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Brian McLaren on Post-Colonial Theology

reprinted with  permission of Emergent Village and Brian McLaren. If you want subcribe to their newsletter (in which this originally appered) link here or if you want to check out their upcoming Conference at which Richard Twiss (a friend of … Continue reading

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Columbus Day: Never Forget?

By Daniel Fan It’s come to my attention that this venerable holiday is falling out of favor with the general American populace.  In fact, it’s as if Americans are somewhat embarrassed of Columbus Day. Unless you’re a Federal employee, bank … Continue reading

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Post-Colonial Theology: Going All-In?

By Daniel Fan Post-colonial theology.  It’s new.  It sounds progressive.  It probably goes well with gluten free, soy milk and fair trade coffee.  But is the American church really ready to embrace it?  Because one thing is for certain.  If … Continue reading

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