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A gracious god or a powerful god: re - thinking theology in the light of contemporary issues in the Pacific

Uriam, Kambati K. (2004) A gracious god or a powerful god: re - thinking theology in the light of contemporary issues in the Pacific. CTC Bulletin, 20 (3). pp. 102-105. ISSN 0217-2631

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    Abstract

    “A gracious God or a powerful God!” argues that it is time that all religions give up the images of a powerful and triumphant God which have been used as mascots for colonial expansion and continue to be used by the forces of empires world. Looking at the Churches in the Pacific, the paper argues that traditional theologies have always tended to pacify those who are hurt or suffering rather than to liberate and restore the victims of power structures.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: theology, politics, political theology
    Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
    B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Kambati Uriam
    Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2014 14:15
    Last Modified: 20 Feb 2014 14:15
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/7156
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