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Posted:  August 27, 2003

Theology of borderlands: further readings


Essays by Nancy Pineda-Madrid

"In Search of a Theology of Suffering, Latinamente" in The Ties That Bind: African-American and Hispanic-American/Latino Theology in the United States, edited by Anthony B. Pinn and Benjamin Valentin (2001)

"Notes Toward a ChicanaFeminist Epistemology (and Why It Is Important for Latina Feminist Theologies)" in A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology: Religion and Justice, edited by María Pilar Aquino, Daisy L. Machado and Jeanette Rodríguez (2002)

"Latina Roman Catholic Theologies: 'Feminist'/Gender Conscious Theologies and Pastoral Theologies" in Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America, edited by Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruether (2003)

Essays and fiction by Chicana and other Latina feminists

Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands - La Frontera: The New Mestiza (1987)

Gloria Anzaldúa, editor, Making Face, Making Soul/Haciendo Caras: Creative and Critical Perspectives by Feminists of Color (1989)

Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street (1984)

Sandra Cisneros, Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories (1991)

Cherríe Moraga, Loving in the War Years (1983)

Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa, editors, This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color (1981; third edition of this classic work published in 2002)

Carla Trujillo, editor, Living Chicana Theory (1998): More dense than the other works in this section.

Virgil Elizondo on Our Lady of Guadalupe

Guadalupe: Mother of the New Creation (1997)

Works by Josiah Royce

The Philosophy of Loyalty (1908; new edition, 1995): "A good place to begin," says Pineda-Madrid.

The Problem of Christianity (1913; new edition, 2001): "Royce's masterpiece."

The Sources of Religious Insight (1912; new edition, 2001): A different view of religious experience from that of William James, Royce's American Pragmatist colleague. James is more concerned with individual experience, Royce more communitarian.

Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology

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National Catholic Reporter, August 27, 2003

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