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Resources on Dr. M. Shawn Copeland: Essays in Books by Dr. Copeland

Essays in Books by Dr. Copeland



“The Intersection of Race, Class, and Gender in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Finding Transcendent Meaning in the Concrete,” 127-139, in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning in the Twenty-first Century. Eds. Jocelyn M. Boryczka and Elizabeth A. Petrino. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. LC493.J355 2012 (Barry Library Call Number)

 “God Among the Ruins: Companion and Co-Sufferer,” 15-29, inViolence,Transformation, and the Sacred: “They Shall Be Called Children of God.” Eds. Margaret R. Pfeil and Tobias L. Winright. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2012.

“Pope John XXIII,” 183-190, in Beyond the Pale: Reading Theology from the Margins. Eds. Miguel A. De La Torre and Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas. Louisville, KY:Westminster John Knox, 2011.

“Meeting and Seeing Jesus: The Witness of African American Religious Experience,” 67-84, in Jesus of Galilee: Contextual Christology for the 21st Century. Ed. Robert Lassalle-Klein. Maryknoll, N. Y.: Orbis Books, 2011.

“Bonhoeffer, King, and Themes in Catholic Social Thought,”79-89, in Bonhoeffer and King: Their Legacies and Import for Christian Social Thought. Eds. Willis Jenkins and Jennifer M. McBride. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2010.

“Knit Together by the Spirit as Church,” 16-24, 234 in Prophetic Witness: Catholic Women’s Strategies for Reform. Ed. Colleen M. Griffith. New York: Herder & Herder, 2009.

“A Response to Constance FitzGerald,” CTSA Proceedings 64 (2009): 43-46.

“Poor Is the Color of God,” 216-227, in The Option for the Poor in Christian Theology. Ed. Daniel G. Groody. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2007.

“A Thinking Margin: The Womanist Movement as Critical Cognitive Praxis,” 226-235, in Deeper Shades of Purple: Womanism in Religion and Society. Ed. Stacy Floyd-Thomas. New York University Press, 2006.

“The Church Is Marked by Suffering,” 212-216, in The Many Marks of the Church. Eds. William Madges and Michael J. Daley. New London, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2006.  BV601.M33 2006 (Barry Library Call Number)(On Reserve)

“Knowing Christ Crucified: Dark Wisdom from the Slaves” 59-78, in Missing God? Cultural Amnesia and Political Theology (Festschrift for Johann Baptist Metz). Eds. John Downey, Jürgen Manemann, and Steven Ostovich. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2006.

“Body, Race, and Being: Theological Anthropology in the Context of Performing and Subverting Eucharist,” 97-101, 103-113, 115-116, in Constructive Theology: A Contemporary Approach to Classical Themes. Eds. Serene Jones and Paul Lakeland. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2005.  BT75.3.C66 2005 (Barry Library Call Number)(On Reserve)

“Political Theology as Interruptive.” CTSA Proceedings, 59 (November 2004): 71-82.   BX810.C285  (Barry Library Call Number)(On Reserve)

“A Theologian in the Factory: Toward a Theology of Social Transformation in the United States,” 20-46, 126-131, in Spirit in the Cities: Searching for Soul in the Urban Landscape. Ed. Kathryn Tanner. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2004.  BR115.C45S68 2004 (Barry Library Call Number)(On Reserve)

The Cross of Christ and Discipleship,” 177-191, in Thinking of Christ: Proclamation, Explanation, Meaning. Ed. Tatha Wiley. New York: Continuum, 2003.

“Catholic Theology: African American Context,” 146, in American Catholic Identities: A Documentary History: Stamped with the Image of God:” African Americans as God’s Image in Black. Eds. Cyprian Davis and Jamie Phelps. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2003.

“Freedom, Emancipation, and Deliverance: Towards a Theology of Freedom,” 41-73, in Full of Hope: Critical Social Perspectives on Theology. Ed. Magdala Thompson. Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press, 2003.

“ ‘Wading Through Many Sorrows’: Towards a Theology of Suffering in Womanist Perspective” 157-171, 192-197, reprinted in Cut Loose Your Stammering Tongue: Black Theology in the Slave Narrative 2nd ed. Eds. Dwight N. Hopkins and George C. L. Cummings. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 2003. BT82.7 .C87 2003 (Barry Library Call Number)

“The Theologian in the Twilight of American Culture,” Strike Terror No More: Theology, Ethics, and the New War. Ed. Jon L. Berquist. Chalice Press: St. Louis, MO, 2002.

 “Body, Representation, and Black Religious Discourse,” 180-198, in Postcolonialism, Feminism, and Religious Discourse. Eds. Laura Donaldson and Kwok Pui-lan. New York: Routledge, 2001.

“Cornel West’s Improvisational Philosophy of Religion,” 154-166, in Cornel West: A Critical Reader. Ed. George Yancey. Cambridge: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.

“A Cadre of Women Religious Committed to Black Liberation: The National Black Sisters’ Conference,”127-144, reprinted in Black Catholic Theology: A Sourcebook, Readings in the Black Catholic Religious Experience in the United States. Ed. William J. Kelly, S.J. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

“African American Catholics and Black Theology: Experience and Interpretation,” 109-125, reprinted in Black Catholic Theology: A Sourcebook, Readings in the Black Catholic Religious Experience in the United States. Ed. William J. Kelly, S.J. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

“Collegiality as a Moral and Ethical Practice” 315-332, in Practice What You Preach: Virtue, Ethics, and Power in the Lives of Pastoral Ministers and Their Congregations. Ed. James Keenan, S. J., and Joseph Kotva. Franklin, WI: Sheed & Ward, 1999. BV4011.5 P73 1999 (Barry Library Call Number)

 “Journeying to the Household of God The Eschatological Implications of Method in the Theology of Letty Mandeville Russell,” 26-44, in Liberating Eschatology: Essays in Honor of Letty M. Russell. Eds. Margaret A. Farley and Serene Jones. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1999.

“Method in Emergent Black Catholic Theology,” 120-144, in Taking Down Our Harps: Black Catholics in the United States. Eds. Diana L. Hayes and Cyprian Davis. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1998. (Barry Library Call Number)

 “The New Anthropological Subject at the Heart of the Mystical Body of Christ,” Proceedings CTSA (November 1998): 25-47.

“Foundations for Catholic Theology in an African American Context,” 107-47, 149-58 in Black and Catholic: The Challenge and Gift of Black Folk: Contributions of African American Experience and Thought to Catholic Theology. Ed. Jamie T. Phelps, Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 1998.

 "Difference as a Category in Critical Theologies for the Liberation of Women," 141-151, in Feminist Theology in Different Contexts. Eds. Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza and M. Shawn Copeland. Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, 1996. BT83.55.F454 1996 (Barry Library Call Number)(On Reserve)