1. The laudable concern to make contexts of theological discourse more accessible and welcoming to women and minorities is far too frequently accompanied with the questionable notion that, without such persons, theology >>
It really isn't, folks.
2. White males doing theology isn't the same thing as them doing 'white male theology'. Theology is ordered towards a horizon that draws us beyond our parochial identities and vantage points, >>
3. Our understanding will always be conditioned by our vantage points. But as we are ordered towards the horizon of divine Truth, all particularities of vantage >>
4. The demographic fault lines that provoke our contemporary concerns for diversity really don't neatly correspond with those differences of perspective that are most >>
5. Women and persons of colour in the West are largely functioning out of various existing Western traditions of theology, articulating their identities within their paradigms. They don't really represent traditions of >>
6. People who so foreground identity and diversity tend to constrain the realm of theological enquiry in a manner corresponding to their fixation upon the theologizing subject. The more we focus upon objects of theological enquiry beyond >>
And yet this is how God chose to reveal his truth to us.
10. Categories like 'white' are quite anachronistic when applied to a great many people in Church history.
11. Over-focus on identities >>
14. The term 'idolatry' needs to be applied with care. However, it is important to notice how many contemporary theologies are much more about the theologian and their identity group than they >>
15. Exercising a Christian concern and regard for the poor, the fatherless, the widow, the stranger, etc. should not be confused with foregrounding >>