Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
1-877-205-6402
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

States of Exile: Visions of Diaspora, Witness, and Return (Polyglossia: Radical Reformation Theologies) [Paperback]

By Alain Epp Weaver & Daniel Boyarin (Foreward By)
Our Price $ 2.64  
Retail Value $ 3.00  
You Save $ 0.36  (12%)  
Item Number 92604  
Buy New $2.64

Item Specifications...

Pages   215
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.07" Width: 7.06" Height: 0.54"
Weight:   0.75 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 7, 2008
Publisher   Herald Pr
ISBN  0836194225  
EAN  9780836194227  


Availability  2 units.
Availability accurate as of Jan 21, 2017 10:49.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.


Polyglossia Radical Reformation - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  States of Exile: Visions of Diaspora, Witness, and Return (Polyglossia: Radical Reformation Theologies)   $ 2.64   In Stock  


Item Description...
Overview
Alain Epp Weaver offers a political theology of exile which understands diaspora and return not as irreducible opposites but as together integral dimensions of the church's witness for the shalom of the city. Through critical conversations with John Howard Yoder, Edward Said, Karl Barth, Daniel Boyarin, and the Palestinian refugee experience, the author explores how the church as a community in exile must learn to be theologically "not in charge." The church cultivates a receptiveness to the inbreaking of God's Spirit from beyond its walls. Book 3 in the Polyglossia Radical Reformation Theologies series.

Buy States of Exile: Visions of Diaspora, Witness, and Return (Polyglossia: Radical Reformation Theologies) by Alain Epp Weaver & Daniel Boyarin from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780836194227 & 0836194225

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of States of Exile: Visions of Diaspora, Witness, and Return (Polyglossia: Radical Reformation Theologies) by Alain Epp Weaver & Daniel Boyarin today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Alain Epp Weaver & Daniel Boyarin

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Alain Epp Weaver is the director for strategic planning at the Mennonite Central Committee. He served previously as co-representative for Palestine, Jordan, and Iraq at the Mennonite Central Committee and was a project coordinator in the Gaza Strip. He earned a PhD in theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School and is the author of State of Exile: Visions of Diaspora, Witness, and Return (2008). He has edited or co-edited six books, including A Table of Sharing (2011), The Work of Jesus Christ in Anabaptist Perspective (2008), and Under Vine and Fig Tree: Biblical Theologies of Land and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (2007), as well as authoring several articles, essays, and chapters in journals and edited publications.

Alain Epp Weaver has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Polyglossia: Radical Reformation Theologies


Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.



Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Protestantism > Mennonite   [168  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Theology > Protestant   [815  similar products]



Similar Products
The War of the Lamb: The Ethics of Nonviolence and Peacemaking
The War of the Lamb: The Ethics of Nonviolence and Peacemaking
Item: 548500

A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation
A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation
Item: 91525

Christian Mission: How Christianity Became a World Religion (Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion)
Christian Mission: How Christianity Became a World Religion (Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion)
Item: 556721



Reviews - What do our customers think?
An insightful theological engagement with a complex issue  Dec 10, 2008
Alain Epp Weaver's book is a good fit for the "Polyglossia" series because it offers a theological read of 'diaspora, witness, and return' that is deeply informed by John H. Yoder's view of the radical reformation as a 'style' in which the Christian approaches all issues. Epp Weaver approaches the issues of diaspora, witness and return with a radical openness to the activity of God in ways highlighted by Yoder's work.

Of particular interest to me were Epp Weaver's warnings to North American Christians who continue to uncritically accept the language blindly accepts Zionism as the only possible read of authentic Jewish existence in the land of Israel and the Occupied Territories. Also, of great interest to me, was his discussion, in the last few chapters, of the meaning of 'return'. Epp Weaver's work opened up my imagination to the possibilities for future justice and reconciliation that continue to spring up in that conflicted region of the world.

I recommend this book to anyone who's interested in a careful read of the situation in Israel-Palestine, possibilities for justice and reconciliation, and also a very keen theological read of all of these issues.
 

Write your own review about States of Exile: Visions of Diaspora, Witness, and Return (Polyglossia: Radical Reformation Theologies)





Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support