Asian Theology on the Way: Christianity, Culture, and Context

Asian Theology on the Way: Christianity, Culture, and Context
Asian Theology on the Way: Christianity, Culture, and Context

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In this exciting volume, Peniel Rajkumar has assembled the work of nearly twenty prominent Asian theologians, making their writings accessible to the introductory level student. The result is an ideal introduction to the wealth of Asian theologies and the major questions they raise.

It is ecumenical in scope with emphasis on the contemporary concerns within Asian theology and some attention to the development of these theologies.Regional and subject specialists capture the ongoing conversation, incorporating new emphases and trends, thus making the book a fresh introduction to Christian theology in Asia.

  • Contents
  • Fortress Press International Study Guides
  • Introduction—Peniel Jesudason Rufus Rajkumar
  • Part I: Asian Christian Theology: Bird’s-Eye Views of the Furrows
    • 1. The Task, Method, and Content of Asian Theologies—Sathianathan Clarke
    • 2. Interfaith Dialogue and Christian Theology in Asia—Edmund Kee-Fook Chia
    • 3. Asian Christian Liberation Theology—Philip Vinod Peacock
    • 4. Cross-Textual Hermeneutics in Asia—Archie Chi Chung Lee
  • Part II: Fighting Foreign Fertilizers in the Furrows
    • 5. Postcolonial Asian Feminist Theologies—Kwok Pui-lan
    • 6. From Orientalism to Postcolonial—Rasiah S. Sugirtharajah
    • 7. Postcolonialism and Hong Kong Christianity—Wai Ching Angela Wong
    • 8. Asian Christologies—C. I. David Joy
  • Part III: New Seeds in the Furrows
    • 9. Between a Rock and a Hard Place—Gemma Tulud Cruz
    • 10. Indigenous Theology in Asia—Wati Longchar
    • 11. Pentecostalism in Asia—Sunder John Boopalan
  • Part IV: Worm’s-Eye Views of the Furrows
    • 12. Minjung Theology—Sebastian Kim
    • 13. Devious Devotion to Christ—Joseph Prabhakar Dayam
    • 14. Contextual Christian Theologies in China Prior to 1950—Lawrence Braschi
    • 15. Dalit Theology—Peniel Jesudason Rufus Rajkumar
  • Glossary
  • References and Further Reading
  • Index


Pages: 192
Publisher: Fortress Press
Published: 2015
ISBN-10: 1451499663
ISBN-13: 9781451499667

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