Theology Without Borders: An Introduction to Global Conversations
:Global theology represents one of the most important trends in theology today. What does it mean to do theology in a global context? How can Christian theology be understood as a conversation between different parts of the world and various...
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:Global theology represents one of the most important trends in theology today. What does it mean to do theology in a global context? How can Christian theology be understood as a conversation between different parts of the world and various streams of Christian history? This concise introduction explores the major issues involved in rethinking theology in light of the explosion of world Christianity. Combining the voices of a Western and a non-Western theologian, it integrates Western theological tradition with emerging global perspectives. This work will be of interest to theology and missiology students as well as church leaders and readers interested in the changing face of world Christianity.
William A. Dyrness (D.Theol., University of Strasbourg; Doctorandus., Free University, Amsterdam) professor of theology and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is a former missionary and the author of several books, including The Earth Is God's: A Theology of American Culture; Changing the Mind of Missions: Where Have We Gone Wrong?; Learning About Theology from the Third World; How Does America Hear the Gospel?; Themes in Old Testament Theology and Reformed Theology and Visual Culture.
He is the co-editor of Global Dictionary of Theology. with Veli-Matti Karkkainen and A Primer on Christian Worship: Where We've Been, Where We Are, Where We Can Go. Most recently he has authored Poetic Theology: God and the Poetics of Everyday Life
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- :<b>contents<br></b>1. Transoccidentalism And The Making Of Global Theology<br>2. Doing Theology Out Of A Western Heritage: Gains And Losses<br>3. The Role Of Indigenous Traditions In The Context Of Christian Theology<br>4. God, Creation, And The Human Community<br>5. Jesus Christ And The Good News For The World<br>6. The Church In Global Context<br>7. The Christian Hope: Eschatology In Global Perspective<br>appendix: The Historical Traditions Of The Church<br>index