Making Paper Cranes

Making Paper Cranes

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This is not your typical Asian instructional book on Asian crafting or origami. Making Paper Cranes is an attempt to describe an ever emerging life, in an emerging community within Christianity in North America, that is intentionally taking flight and impacting the world. This theological book engages the social histories, literary texts, and narratives of Asian American women, as well as the theological projects of prominent Asian American feminist theologians. It seeks to offer another liberative theological voice. Inherent in its construction is the interconnectedness of all stories that articulate struggle, resistance, and the artistic flourishing of oppressed peoples. Simply put, Making Paper Cranes is about Asian American mothers, daughters, sisters, and women who are imaginatively and courageously crafting their journeys together in and through their Christian faith.Ita#39;s a bit clichAc, making paper cranesa€”especially an Asian person doing origami. I remember when my mom first taught me how to make a paper crane. We sat at the kitchen table, took regular white copy paper, folded the paper over in aanbsp;...

Title:Making Paper Cranes
Author:Mihee Kim-Kort
Publisher:Chalice Press - 2012-12-15


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