American Indian Liberation: A Theology of Sovereignty

American Indian Liberation: A Theology of Sovereignty

By: George E. Tinker (author)Paperback

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Why Christian understandings of Jesus and God clash with American Indian worldviews. "Tink" Tinker of the Osage Nation describes the oppression suffered by American Indians since the arrival of European colonists, who brought a different worldview across the ocean and attempted to convert the native population to the religion they also imported. The methodology, language, and understandings of Christian beliefs of the colonists????????????????????????and the majority society since the colonial period????????????????????????have largely failed to Christianize the native population. Different conceptual frameworks and different understandings of terms made (and make) Christian doctrine particularly unappealing and at times incomprehensible to Indians.

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  • publication date: 24/11/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781570758058
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781570758058
  • weight: 249
  • ISBN10: 1570758050

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