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Coming Full Circle: Constructing Native Christian Theology
Coming Full Circle, a unique, multicollaborative project, provides a working constructive Native Christian theology. Drawing together leading scholars in the field, along with elders and practitioners, this volume seeks to fill a significant lacuna in the area and to encourage young Native American scholars and non-Native theologians to reconsider the rich possibilities pr ...more
Audiobook, 236 pages
Published August 1st 2015 by Fortress Press
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Every page was important...the only reason I gave it a 4 instead of a 5 was because of the essay style, and I always wanted to read more from each author's mind and experience beyond what could be contained in a single essay. However, the biographies of the authors and the list of further readings will lead me to books to explore these invaluable perspectives. ...more
Steven Charleston is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the first of the Five Tribes from the southeastern part of the United States to be removed on the "Trail of Tears". He is a bishop in the Episcopal Church with forty years of service in the ordained ministry. He has been the director of Native American ministries for his church, the first Native Bishop of Alaska, the President and D ...more
“The historical irony is that European Christians coming to the Americas were escaping highly stratified and intolerant societies; in North America they encountered societies that were open and tolerant; but in response, these European immigrants simply duplicated the oppression they had known by practicing it on the Native People.”More quotes…