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Political spirituality in an age of eco-apocalypse : communication and struggle across species, cultures, and religions

Author: James W Perkinson
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book 'hunts and gathers' across different historical epochs and situations, juxtaposing biblical materials and hip-hop, Christian colonialism and vodou, personal experience and racial politics,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James W Perkinson
ISBN: 9781137507006 1137507004
OCLC Number: 918555523
Description: x, 228 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the politics and eco-logics of "spiritual" communication --
From sycamore trees to human destiny: reading the wild at the crossroads of globalization and apocalypse --
Part I The question in the biblical tradition: communication and resistance --
Cain's offering and Abel's cry: reading a sabbath jubilee at the crossroads of settlement and the wild --
Part II The question and the christian tradition: communication and empire --
Sinai bush and jordanian dove meet haitian snake and amazonian vine: reading christology at the crossroads of empire and ecology --
Christian supremacy and indigenous savvy: reading race at the crossroads of europe and the americas --
Part III The question in modernity: communication among the subordinated --
Underneath Guadalupe; inside Ezili: reading possession at the crossroads of performance and terror --
Praying with the corn/playing on the horn: reading jazz at the crossroads of the country and the city --
Part IV The question in post-modernity: communication and globalization --
DJ Qbert as cyber-maniac shaman: reading DJ-ing at the crossroads of tradition and information --
Grammar of spirit inside de-industrial ferment: reading hip-hop beats at the crossroads of blight and order --
Part V Personal conclusion: communication and spirituality in post-colonial partnership --
Thinking from the diaspora back toward the homeland: reading humanity at the crossroads of solidarity and extinction.
Responsibility: James W. Perkinson.
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"After providing a compelling and cogent account of the peril that currently faces the planet, Perkinson lays out a blueprint for Christian theology and spirituality that will help to preserve Read more...

 
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