Heart of the Cross: A Postcolonial Christology

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Theologies have often pointed to the cross as a place of suffering and sacrifice, while feminist critiques have frequently argued against interpretations of the cross as patriarchal valorizing of suffering. Wonhee Anne Joh points toward a new interpretation of the cross as a place of love, where God and humanity come together in a surprising way. Interpreting the cross as performing a double gesture that has a subversive effect, Joh argues that the cross works simultaneously to pay homage to and to menace complex oppressive ...

Heart of the Cross: A Postcolonial Christology 2006, Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN-13: 9780664230630

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