The Future of Evangelical Theology
:No longer does world Christianity converge in the Euro-American West-there has been a dramatic shift to the Global South, providing the occasion for a fresh consideration of the future of evangelical theology. Drawing on the day of Pentecost narrative, Amos...
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:No longer does world Christianity converge in the Euro-American West-there has been a dramatic shift to the Global South, providing the occasion for a fresh consideration of the future of evangelical theology. Drawing on the day of Pentecost narrative, Amos Yong puts forward a bold proposal for a pentecostal-evangelical theology informed by the particular experiences and perspectives of Asian Americans. The outpouring of Christ's Spirit upon all flesh means that the evangelical church has to attend to the multiplicity of voices and contexts that shape the global theological conversation. Evangelical theology, Yong argues, is necessarily contextual theology, though in a way that does not sacrifice the gospel's universality. The Future of Evangelical Theology is a programmatic vision for theology that pays attention to the realities of gender, race, migration, economics, justice and politics. What emerges is a theology situated within a pentecostal Asian American context that bears on the future of the whole church.
Amos Yong (Ph.D., Boston University) is J. Rodman Williams Professor of Theology at Regent University School of Divinity, Virginia Beach, Virginia. His books include The Spirit Poured Out on All Flesh; Hospitality and the Other; Beyond the Impasse: Toward a Pneumatological Theology of Religions and Spirit-Word-Community: Theological Hermeneutics in Trinitarian Perspective. More information about Amos Yong is available on the Regent University website.
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- :prefaceacknowledgmentsprologue: Autobiographical Reflections And Anticipations Of An Asian American Pent-evangelical Sojourner
- 1. Evangelicalism And Global Theology: Emerging Asian And Contextual Voicestheology In A Globalizing World: Evangelical And Asian Intersectionsasian Evangelical Theology: Ramping Upevangelical Theology As Contextual Theology: Possibilities And Challenges2. Asian American Christianity: Wider Trends And Trajectoriesthe Asian American Religious Experience: A Select Review Of The Literatureasian American Scholarly Currents: Emerging Discoursesasian American Theologies: The State Of The Question3. The Legacy Of Evangelical Theology: Asian American Reception And Interrogationsasian American Evangelical Theology: Whence And W(h)ither?the Burden Of Evangelical Theology: A Minority Reportthe Mandate Of Asian American Evangelical Theology4. Pentecostal Voices: Notes Toward An Asian American Evangelical Theologyasian Pentecostal Theology: Building Blocksa Pent-evangelical Imagination: Speaking In Many Tonguesasian American Pent-evangelical Theology: Interpreting Different Discourses5. The Im/migrant Spirit: Toward An Evangelical Theology Of Migrationcontemporary Migration: A Fusion Of Horizonslukan Migration: A Pent-evangelical Readingan Evangelical Theology Of Migration: Asian American Modulations6. The Spirit Of Jubilee: An Asian American Immigrant Considerationinformality And Immigration: The Chinese American Experiencejubilee And Migration: A Pent-evangelical Reflectionmoney, Migrants, And Ministry In Asian American Evangelical Perspective7. Toward A Global Evangelical Theology: Asian American Intonationsnext Steps For Asian American Evangelical Theologynext Steps For North American Evangelical Theologynext Steps For Global Evangelical Theologyepilogue: Evangelical Theology In The Twenty-first Century: Hybrid Soundings From The Asian American Pent-evangelical Diaspora
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