A Contextual, PostColonial Theory and Theology Reading List

Preparing for further research into postcolonial theologies by developing a reading list. This is my starting place. I would love to get reviews on these if you’ve read them, or recommendations for others, including journal articles, blog posts and videos.

Doing Contextual Theology
by Angie Pears (Oct 24, 2009)
Models of Contextual Theology (Faith and Cultures Series) by Stephen B. Bevans (Sep 10, 2002)
Contextual Theology for the Twenty-First Century (Missional Church, Public Theology, World Christianity) by Stephen B. Bevans and Katalina Tahaafe-Williams (Oct 1, 2011)
Contextual Theology: The Drama of Our Times by Paul D. Matheny (Jul 18, 2012)
Global Theology in Evangelical Perspective: Exploring the Contextual Nature of Theology and Mission by Jeffrey P. Greenman and Gene L. Green (Feb 8, 2012)
Controversies In Queer Theology (Controversies in Contextual Theology Series) by Susannah Cornwall (Jun 30, 2011)

Postcolonial Theory
by Leela Gandhi (Apr 15, 1998)
Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory: A Reader by Patrick Williams and Laura Chrisman (Apr 15, 1994)
Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction by Robert J.C. Young (Sep 25, 2003)
Contemporary Postcolonial Theory: A Reader by Padmini Mongia (Sep 1, 2009)
Colonialism/Postcolo… (The New Critical Idiom) by Ania Loomba (Oct 21, 2005)
Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction by Robert J.C. Young (Jul 24, 2001)
Globalization and Postcolonialism: Hegemony and Resistance in the Twenty-first Century by Sankaran Krishna (Jan 16, 2009)
Postcolonialism and Science Fiction by Jessica Langer (Jan 17, 2012)
The Arab Spring: The End of Postcolonialism by Hamid Dabashi (Jun 5, 2012)

Exploring Postcolonial Biblical Criticism: History, Method, Practice
by R. S. Sugirtharajah (May 10, 2011)
Frontiers in Catholic Feminist Theology: Shoulder to Shoulder by Susan Abraham and Elena Procario-folely (Oct 1, 2009)
An Eerdmans Reader in Contemporary Political Theology by William T. Cavanaugh, Jeffrey W. Bailey and Craig Hovey (Nov 18, 2011)
Global Theology in Evangelical Perspective: Exploring the Contextual Nature of Theology and Mission by Jeffrey P. Greenman and Gene L. Green (Feb 8, 2012)
Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology (Transdisciplinary Theological Colloquia) by Stephen D. Moore and Mayra Rivera (Oct 29, 2010)
Story and Song: A Postcolonial Interplay between Christian Education and Worship (American University Studies, Series VII: Theology and Religion) by HyeRan Kim-Cragg (Jul 20, 2012)
Inculturation and Postcolonial Discourse in African Theology (Society and Politics in Africa) by Edward P. Antonio (Jun 1, 2006)
The Theology of Food: Eating and the Eucharist (Illuminations: Theory & Religion) by Angel F. Méndez Montoya (May 1, 2012)
Christ & Empire: From Paul to Postcolonial Times by Joerg Rieger (Apr 1, 2007)
Postcolonial Reconfigurations: An Alternative Way of Reading the Bible and Doing Theology by R. S. Sugirtharajah (Dec 2003)
Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation by R. S. Sugirtharajah (Jun 20, 2002)
Identity, Ethics, and Nonviolence in Postcolonial Theory: A Rahnerian Theological Assessment by Susan Abraham (May 1, 2007)
Postcolonial Theologies by Keller Catherine, Nausner Michael and Rivera Mayra (Nov 1, 2004)
The Touch of Transcendence: A Postcolonial Theology of God by Mayra Rivera (Sep 14, 2007)
Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology by Pui-lan Kwok (Feb 2, 2005)
After Heresy: Colonial Practices and Post-Colonial Theologies by Vitor Westhelle (Feb 26, 2010)
Postcolonial Feminist Interpretation of the Bible by Musa W. Dube Shomanah (Jun 30, 2000)
The Face of the Deep: A Theology of Becoming by Catherine Keller (Mar 9, 2003)
Handbook of U.S. Theologies of Liberation by Miguel De La Torre (Nov 10, 2004)
Heart of the Cross: A Postcolonial Christology by Wonhee Anne Joh (Aug 10, 2006)

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