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Arthur Davis is an Aussie living in Tanzania, blogging at meetjesusatuni.com.

Ramachandra: decentering world history

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Before continuing with Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations, let’s dip into a different book, Subverting Global Myths (2009), and Vinoth Ramachandra’s chapter on postcolonialism. Ramachandra begins by making a case for decentred world history.* To characterise globalisation (good or bad) as a recent product of Western capitalism is to engage in top-down, […]

Robert Heaney: evangelical and postcolonial?

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I know this author a little so I’ve been especially looking forward to this one: Robert Heaney’s chapter in Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations is ‘Prospects and problems for evangelical postcolonialisms’. He’s asking: in what sense might evangelical and postcolonial go together? It’s a pretty academic chapter covering a lot of ground, but this is a key question. Heaney spends time defining both […]

A Noah storytelling sermon

This is a transcript of my sermon to our campus English-language congregation, 13 July 2014 Today we will hear the story of Noah and the flood What is that story about? Judgement… Creation care… Many things undoubtedly… As we hear this story we will see that it is about Jesus… […]