Performing a Remigrant Theology: Sons and Daughters Improving on the Return Home

Peletisala Lima

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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    Abstract

    This thesis sets out to investigate what a theology viewed from a remigrant perspective might look like. The term remigrant' refers to what Conway and Potter allude to as the 1.5 (a person born in one country, emigrates to another country as a young child, and then returns back to their place of birth as an adult to resettle) and second generation migrants born in their host country. There is an urgent need to bring to light the challenging social-cultural and religious issues remigrants encounter when returning to their ethnic homeland. This investigation researches a completely new terrain that requires immediate theological exploration, conversation and what this means for Christian theology. Such a theology is a variation of the usual practice of a diasporic understanding of the Christian faith.
    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
    Awarding Institution
    • Charles Sturt University
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • Pearson, Clive, Principal Supervisor
    Award date01 Oct 2012
    Place of PublicationAustralia
    Publisher
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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