Bread for Today and the Bread for Tomorrow: The Ethical Significance of the Lord's Supper in the Korean Context

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"This book discusses how the meal tradition in the particular context of Korea, abridged as Rice is Heaven, is to be reinterpreted in terms of main themes in the biblical meal tradition, summarized as God [Jesus] is Bread. This book also contributes some suggestions concerning theology and practice of the Lord's Supper, which the Korean Church, as a particular church, should share with the universal church."--BOOK JACKET.
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"This book discusses how the meal tradition in the particular context of Korea, abridged as Rice is Heaven, is to be reinterpreted in terms of main themes in the biblical meal tradition, summarized as God [Jesus] is Bread. This book also contributes some suggestions concerning theology and practice of the Lord's Supper, which the Korean Church, as a particular church, should share with the universal church."--BOOK JACKET.
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Drawing on Paul's biblical contrast between the table of the Lord and the table of demons, Kim (Christian social ethics and missiology, Honam Theological U.) explains how the Lord's table penetrates into the Mammom's table<-->where the leaders of the WTO gorge<-->among God's people, especially those living in Korea. The study is based on his 1994 doctoral dissertation for the University of Edinburgh. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Pt. 1 The Table Community Movement in the Old Testament
1 The Passover Meal and its Historicisation 11
2 The Common Meal and the Building of a New Society 19
3 The Passover: A Feast of the Common People 37
Pt. 2 The Table Community Movement in the New Testament
5 Jesus and the Table Community Movement 49
6 The Table Community of the Early Church 63
7 Two Tables: The Lord's Table and the Church's Table 79
Pt. 3 The Table Community of the Korean Minjung
9 The Minjung and Rice 89
10 The Social Dimension of the Meal Tradition 93
11 The Religious Dimension of the Meal Tradition 103
12 The Cultural Dimension of the Meal Tradition 117
13 The Practice of Heaven through Rice 129
Pt. 4 The Lord's Supper in the Minjung Church
15 The Locus of the Lord's Supper in the Korean Church 143
16 The Lord's Supper in the Minjung Church 153
17 Summary 178
Pt. 5 Conclusion: The Lord's Supper - The Bread for Today and the Bread for Tomorrow
18 The Confluence of the Two Meal Traditions 193
19 The Eucharist: Invitation to the Following of Jesus 201
Notes 205
Bibliography 249
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