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Title World Christianity in local context : essays in memory of David A. Kerr. Volume 1 / edited by Stephen R. Goodwin.
Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, [2009]

Series Continuum religious studies
Continuum religious studies.
Subject Christianity and culture.
Christianity and other religions -- Islam.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.
Alt Name Kerr, David A.
Goodwin, Stephen R.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 238 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part one. Global themes -- The challenge of the post-Christendom era : the relation of Christian theology to world religions / Ábrahám Kovács -- 'Take home the good news' : the mission of the church in the context of neo-liberal economic globalization / Jooseop Keum -- Open boundaries, or : perspectives on 'person' for inter-religious dialogue / Klaus Hock -- In the silence is a presence / Hans Ucko -- The globalization of localized African religions : the case of Kwame Bediako / James L. Cox -- Part two. The African context -- The Ngoni struggle for land and identity in colonial Malawi / T. Jack Thompson -- Familiar ground : origins and trajectories of African biblical scholarship / Misheck Nyirenda -- Prophetic ministry amid conflict in Africa / Diane Stinton -- Part three. The Latin American context -- Mission in reverse : the case of Latin America / Miguel A. Palomino -- Part four. The Eastern European context -- The evolution of nationalism within the Bulgarian Orthodox Church / James L. Hopkins -- Part five. The Asian context -- Baptism and inter-religious dialogue / Kenneth Fleming -- The immediacy of presence in the experience of God : an Indian Christian perspective / Geomon Kizhakkemalayil George -- Reading John through Bhakti eyes : the hermeneutic of A.J. Appasamy / Sean M. Doyle -- 'And the word became flesh' : the journey of incarnation in the Prelature of Infanta / Sophia Marriage -- A Chinese theology of suffering and social responsibility : the essays of Liu Hsia / Maurie Sween.
Summary Global Christianity in Local Context is the first volume of a unique collection of essays in honour of David A. Kerr, well-known for his contributions in the areas of Christian-Muslim dialogue, Ecumenical Studies and Missions. With contributions from recognized experts in these fields, the book provides a platform for examining contemporary Christian-Muslim relations and critical issues facing twenty-first century Christianity. In Volume 1, scholars and Church leaders offer insights into current trends in Local Theology and Missions from the contexts of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441107251 (electronic bk.)
1441107258 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 687945757
Additional Format Print version: World Christianity in local context. Vol. 1. London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009 1847065104 (DLC) 2008026816 (OCoLC)231585694

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