Faith, Feminism, and Scholarship: The Next Generation by Melanie L. Harris, Kate M. Ott (eds.)

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While doing this kind of interdisciplinary research requires much time and energy, I would argue that one cannot do research any other way. For example, is it even possible to talk about the construction and deployment of race as a category just in the context of the United States? Might it not be more fruitful to also attend to the ways in which race was deployed in colonization of others? Some theologians might consider that any indication of contextual analysis, even the use of categories such as race or gender, is at best trivial and narrowly focused.

In order to keep theological reflections meaningful, redemptive, prophetic, relevant, healing, and hopeful, one must continue to engage in theological reflection that is open to learning from disciplines that are as wide-ranging as possible. Writing is an integral part of the process of research. Writing contributes to a larger theological discourse and thereby weighs in and perhaps even transforms the presuppositions of a particular discourse. It can become a form of resistance, a practice of empowerment as well as a process of learning to decolonize our ways of knowing and producing and disseminating what we have learned into a larger stream in the shared production of knowledge.

What is Jesus thinking at this point? I have not come for her people—she’s a Canaanite. She’s a Syrophoenician. She can’t really be sincere in her faith in me—she’s a Canaanite. She’s a Syrophoenician. She is not entitled to the work I have come to do—she’s a Canaanite. She’s a Syrophoenician. Moreover, the daughter in the story is almost invisible. ” Her absence may be a result of Mark’s intention to keep the focus on Jesus and the new opening of his work to the gentiles. However, Mercer suspects something else at work.

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