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Enfleshing freedom : body, race, and being

Author: M Shawn Copeland
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©2010.
Series: Innovations (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this incisive and important work, distinguished theologian M. Shawn Copeland demonstrates with rare insight and conviction how black women's historical experience and oppression cast a completely different light on our theological ideas about being human. Copeland argues that race and embodiment and relations of power not only reframe theological anthropology but also our notions of discipleship, church, and  Read more...
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Copeland, M. Shawn (Mary Shawn).
Enfleshing freedom.
Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)707192167
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Shawn Copeland
ISBN: 9780800662745 0800662741
OCLC Number: 156832300
Description: xi, 186 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Body, race, and being --
Making a body Black : inventing race --
Skin as horizon : theorizing race and racism --
Seeing body --
Being Black --
Black body theology --
Enfleshing freedom --
Objectifying the body --
The subject of freedom --
The freedom of the subject --
Enfleshing freedom--return to the clearing --
Marking the body of Jesus, the body of Christ --
Jesus and empire --
The body in the new imperial (dis)order --
Marking the (queer) flesh of Christ --
(Re)marking the flesh of the church --
Turning the subject --
A new anthropological question --
A new anthropological subject --
Solidarity --
Eschatological healing of "the body of broken bones" --
Eucharist, racism, and Black bodies --
Wounding the body of a people --
Terrorizing the body of a people --
Eucharistic solidarity : embodying Christ.
Series Title: Innovations (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Responsibility: M. Shawn Copeland.

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* Harvests insights of black women's historical experience for theology * Rethinks what it means to be human in light of African American experience  Read more...

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