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Author Jesudasan, Ignatius.
Title Religion as metaphor for ethno-ethical identity / Ignatius Jesudasan.
Published Milwaukee, Wis. : Marquette University Press, c2011.
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 Floor2  BL65.E75 J47 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description 183 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Marquette studies in theology ; no. 77
Marquette studies in theology ; # 77.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Metaphor, truth, mystery & mystification -- The ethical factor of ethnic faith -- Ethnic faith as a metaphorical construct -- Faiths as mutually deconstructive metaphors -- Religions as ethnic identity-defining metaphors -- God, angels & devil as metaphors of Semitic societies -- Basic metaphors of non-Semitic societies -- Adamic myth as allegorized Israelite history -- The Gospel metaphor versus the Adamic Israelite -- The metaphor and mystery of Christmas -- Mary's virginity as metaphor of Christian ethnicity -- Easter & baptism as Adwaitic Christian metaphors -- Church-constructive metaphors of Peter and Paul -- Adwaitic metaphorical reading of the Nicene creed -- Acts shows metaphors making new identities -- From ethnic ethics & theology to global praxis.
Subject Ethnicity -- Religious aspects.
Race relations -- Religious aspects.
Identification (Religion)
Metaphor -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
ISBN 0874627931 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780874627930 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 757717891