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The Galilean Jesus: Creating a Borderland at the Foot of the Cross (Jn 19:23-30)

Postcolonial theory allows a reading of John 19:23–30 from a perspective that is hopeful and empowering for dislocated persons such as Asian immigrant women. In this reading the dislocated persons are enabled to gain a hybrid identity through the Gospel’s invitation to join and participate in a “borderland community” created by Jesus on the cross.

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