Weapons of the weak: cultural forms of resistance and their implications for missionary theology and practice
Cruz, G. (2010). Weapons of the weak: cultural forms of resistance and their implications for missionary theology and practice. Missiology,XXXVIII(4), 383-394. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1177/009182961003800403
This essay explores the missiological significance of oppressed peoples' cultural forms of resistance. It begins with a brief exposition on the concept of the weapons of the weak, followed by a discussion of examples of these subtle resistance strategies, namely, stories, songs, and dance, as well as humor and laughter. I then offer for missionary theology and practice some theological reflections on the implications of these cultural forms of resistance, and end with a brief conclusion.
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