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who live in the margins, the pentecostal hermeneutic can provide greater specificity to a reading of the text and its appropriation for theological meaning. This reading must include a decentering of hegemonic power structures and discourses in order to offer a more inclusive understanding of the text

In: Pneuma

importance of human agency in every political, social and religious resistance and reminds us of what James C. Scott calls "hidden transcripts" underlying popular protests by a subordinate group against the hegemonic power under the most oppressive circumstances. 6 Conclusion What are new opportunities for

In: Exchange

's "capacity to generate, evoke, and articulate alternative images of reality, images that counter what hegemonic power and knowledge have declared to be impos- 30 Ibid. 31 Ibid., 68. 32 For a critique of Brueggemann's assertion that "all we have is the testimony", see Scott A. Ellington, Reality, Remembrance

In: Pneuma

the discussion of postcolonial theology in general. Postcolonial Theology (as a) Discourse Edward Said reveals how the power of Western colonialism does not diminish with the end of colonialism period. Its hegemonic power is still permeates every aspects of the colonized’s life, especially

In: Exchange

a means to holding hegemonic power, so they do not want to share power with the ethnic minorities. 74 The other problem is that Burman regimes misinterpret the ethnic federalism as a separation from the federal union. Thus, the minorities should convince the government that the ethnic federalism

In: Exchange

Constitutional intent as such. To be more specific, the last image of the new ecclesiology is drawn on as an alternative political image to promote inclusion, diversity, and solidarity, which is distinguished from the secular politics to promote the hegemonic power and party interests. I call the image of the

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Theology

eventual discovery that “they” indeed had religions just like “us” to have been a triumph but would have seen this judgment instead as evidence of the tremendous victory of the European map of the world! That is to say, there may be no better evidence of the success of a hegemonic power than what we find

In: Religion and Theology

Paul. 28 It should be noted that Brueggemann, like others, is uneasy about the term metanarrative because he does not want to engage in reductionism by denying the plurality, diversity, and fragmented quality of the Old Testament text. 29 He is also, in line with Lyotard, suspicious of the hegemonic

In: Religion and Theology

have the power to do good on a large scale and do not do it? If the mission starts at home, among us scholars of mission studies, among Christians, then we are talking about the mission of Christians to Christians. For we know that the hegemonic power, from where worldwide economy and ideology are

In: Mission Studies

climate of terror and hopelessness created by a totalitarian and brutal regime that the Ethiopian people did not deserve. The songs were definitely meant to bolster the conviction of believers to steadfastly hold on to their Christian faith but they also interrogated a hegemonic power field. Another

In: Mission Studies