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Jesus Is My Uncle

Christology from a Hispanic Perspective
  • By Luis G. Pedraja
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Product Description
In Jesus Is My Uncle, Luis Pedraja examines Christology and the doctrine of God from a Hispanic perspective, emphasizing the role played by language and experience. This volume provides a unique perspective and promotes a deeper understanding of Hispanic theology and, by inference, other theologies as well.

Living in the cultural borderlands, an important aspect of the Hispanic experience is the languages used: Spanish and English. Pedraja examines how the way Hispanics speak about Jesus and God in Spanish creates different theological imagery than speaking in English does. All languages are laden with affections, nuances, and images that enhance the meaning of certain words. Since languages reflect and affect our theology, how one speaks about God provides a window into theology and unconsciously affects the way one thinks about God.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780687059966
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9780687059966
    • UMPH: 059968
    • ISBN 10: 0687059968
    • Language of Text: English
    • Publication Date: 08/01/1999
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Luis G. Pedraja
    • Page Count: 152
    • Width: 6.24 inches
    • Height: 0.37 inches
    • Length: 8.94 inches
    • Weight: 8.16 pounds
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