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Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz and Eduardo Mendieta

Abstract

This anthology gathers the work of three generations of Latina/o theologians and philosopher who have taken up the task of transforming their respective disciplines from the standpoint of liberation and what has been called the “decolonial turn” in social theory, theology, and philosophy. This collection is focuses on the different ways in which Latina/o thinkers, activists, and public intellectuals are producing knowledge that addresses the unique social location of Latinas/os in the US. Instead of continuing to be represented, this group of scholars show the unsuspecting and original ways in ... More

Keywords: Latina/o liberation theology, ethnorace/ethnoracism, decolonial feminism/epistemology, lo cotidiano, mujerista, Latina/o pragmatism, Latina/o Muslims, anti-racist moral growth, non-Christian Latino religion, lo cotidiano, post-continental philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780823241354
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz, author
Drew University

Eduardo Mendieta, author
Stony Brook University

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