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Interlude: The Making and Unmaking of the World

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Part of the Palgrave Macmillan’s Content and Context in Theological Ethics book series (CCTE)

Abstract

Trickster figures appear in stories all over the world. They are figures “on the road,” of the in-betweens, the character “who threatens to take the myth apart.”2 In spaces of heightened uncertainty one finds the trickster, the boundary crosser. Trickster is also one who at times makes the boundary or makes visible an order or distinction previously unseen.

Keywords

Normative World African American Community African American Patient African Descent Boundary Crosser 
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Notes

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