Just Hospitality: God's Welcome in a World of Difference
by Letty M. Russell
Publisher:Westminster John Knox Press
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Description of Just Hospitality: God's Welcome in a World of Difference by Letty M. Russell
In this book, theologian Letty Russell redefines the commonly held notion of hospitality as she challenges her readers to consider what it means to welcome the stranger. In doing so, she implores persons of faith to join the struggles for justice. Rather than an act of limited, charitable welcome, Russell maintains that true hospitality is a process that requires partnership with the "other" in our divided world. The goal is "just hospitality," that is, hospitality with justice. Russell draws on feminist and postcolonial thinking to show how we are colonized and colonizing, each of us bearing the marks of the history that formed us. With an insightful analysis of the power dynamics that stem from our differences and a constructive theological theory of difference itself, Russell proposes concrete strategies to create a more just practice of hospitality.
|Product:|| Just Hospitality: God's Welcome in a World of Difference|
|Author:|| Letty M. Russell|
|Binding Type:|| Unencrypted ePub|
|Media Type:|| eBook|
|Number of Pages:|| 168|
|Publisher:|| Westminster John Knox Press|
|Publication Date:|| April 2009|
|Street Date:|| 11/5/2010|
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