Post Colonial

A Brief History of Seven Killings
The Lowland
An Untamed State
We Need New Names
Open City
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
River of Smoke
The Inheritance of Loss
The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America
In the Light of What We Know
Zoo City
The Long Song
The Frangipani Hotel
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
Wide Sargasso Sea
The God of Small Things
Midnight's Children
The Poisonwood Bible
Nervous Conditions
Half of a Yellow Sun
Heart of Darkness
The Wretched of the Earth
Black Skin, White Masks
One Hundred Years of Solitude
A Small Place
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran DesaiInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa LahiriThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieThe Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh
Best Diasporic Fiction
19 books — 13 voters
White Teeth by Zadie SmithSmall Island by Andrea LevyThe Lonely Londoners by Sam SelvonBrick Lane by Monica AliThe Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi
Postcolonial Britain
69 books — 22 voters

V.S. Naipaul
Ah, sahib. I know you just come to comfort a old man left to live by hisself. Soomintra say I too old-fashion. And Leela, she always by you. Why you don’t sit down, sahib? It ain’t dirty. Is just how it does look.’ Ganesh didn’t sit down. ‘Ramlogan, I come to buy over your taxis.
V.S. Naipaul, The Mystic Masseur

In this postcolonial context, my contention is that interreligious engagement is enhanced by renewed attention to the particularity of religious traditions. From a European (Anglican) standpoint, a revised particularist theology of religions is proposed as an appropriate Christian theology for our time that respects the integrity of Christianity and of other religious traditions. This particularist approach concerns Christian terms of engagement with other religious traditions, as these may be u ...more
Jenny Daggers, Postcolonial Theology of Religions: Particularity and Pluralism in World Christianity

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A bitter memory
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