Narratives and experiences of racializing by Oceania women

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This article presents the colonial background to the narratives of racismand sexism for Oceania women. It explores how a patriarchal-colonialinterpretation and expression of the Christian faith contributes to thesemultiple oppressions and narratives for women from Pasifika. The authorsend with a challenge to Christian Churches and academia alike to grapplewith and take consequent action to change Oceania women’s narrativesof multiple oppressions because Christianity has had a long dalliancewith colonialism and the legacy of empire. As we assert, the expansion ofthe Christian faith out of Europe was intimately bound to a Christendomparadigm and the power politics of empire
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64-75
Number of pages12
JournalConcilium: international review of theology
Issue number2023/1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2023


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