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Critical Theology Against US Militarism in Asia : Decolonization and Deimperialization (Hardcover)

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Drawing on cultural studies scholar Kuan-Hsing Chen’s threefold notion of decolonization, deimperialization, and de-cold-war, this book provides analyses of the interrelated issues concerning the relationship between Christianity and the United States’ imperialist militarism in the Asia Pacific. Contributors explore the effects of US imperialist militarism on the formation of Asian and Asian American collective subjectivity and inter/intra subjectivity. The book investigates the ways in which Christianity (broadly defined), in its own complexity, has been complicit in maintaining and reinforcing US imperialist military agendas in both national and international contexts. Conversely, the volume also discusses the various sites and instances where Christianity has managed to serve as a force of resistance against US imperialist militarism.
Number of Pages: 237
Genre: Religion + Beliefs, Social Science
Sub-Genre: General
Series Title: New Approaches to Religion and Power
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: December 26, 2016
TCIN: 51369949
UPC: 9781137480125
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-8049

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