The Many Faces of Lament

How do Christians who have experienced the indescribable love of God in their suffering, and from it draw out unfathomable hope, relate to those who also practice lament and seek hope, but are not Christian?

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Reconfiguring the Discourse of Power


In addition to admiration, Jakelic’s talk prompted two other reactions. First, I differ with her on the role of “power” — in particular, her desire to move “beyond the discourse of power,” and I question whether her activists move beyond it, too. Second, I would ask her to address in more detail the problems and possibilities of fluid boundaries between religious and secular categories and identities. Read the full article »

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