Global Theology in Evangelical Perspective: Exploring the Contextual Nature of Theology and Mission

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Jeffrey P. Greenman and Gene L. Green edit this collection of essays from the proceedings of the 2011 Wheaton Theology Conference. The essays explore the past, present and future shape of biblical interpretation and theological engagement in the Majority World. Leading scholars from around the world interact with the key theological issues being discussed in their regions. In addition, some theological voices from minority communities in North America address issues particular to their context and which often ...

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Overview

Jeffrey P. Greenman and Gene L. Green edit this collection of essays from the proceedings of the 2011 Wheaton Theology Conference. The essays explore the past, present and future shape of biblical interpretation and theological engagement in the Majority World. Leading scholars from around the world interact with the key theological issues being discussed in their regions. In addition, some theological voices from minority communities in North America address issues particular to their context and which often overlap with those central in Majority World theology.

Contributors include Vince Bacote, Samuel Escobar, Ken Gnanakan, James Kombo, Mark Labberton, Terry LeBlanc, Juan Martínez, Ruth Padilla DeBorst, Lamin Sanneh, Andrew Walls, K. K. Yeo and Amos Yong.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830839568
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 2/8/2012
  • Pages: 267
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey P. Greenman (PhD, University of Virginia) is academic dean and associate professor of theology and ethics at Regent College in Vancouver, BC, Canada. He is coauthor of Unwearied Praises: Exploring Christian Faith Through Classic Hymns and Understanding Jacques Ellul. He is coeditor of numerous books including The Sermon on the Mount Through the Centuries, Reading Romans Through the Centuries: From the Early Church to Karl Barth and The Decalogue Through the Centuries: From the Hebrew Scriptures to Benedict XIV.

Greenman is a member of the Society of Christian Ethics and the American Academy of Religion.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Gene L. GreenPart One: Setting the Stage
1. The Rise of Global Theologies
Andrew Walls
2. The Significance of the Translation Principle
Lamin Sanneh
3. The Challenge of Global Hermeneutics
Gene L. GreenPart Two: Non-Western Theologies
4. Doing Theology on Christ's Road
Samuel Escobar
5. Songs of Hope out of a Crying Land: An Overview of Contemporary Latin American Theology
Ruth Padilla DeBorst
6. Christian Chinese Theology: Theological Ethics
Khiok-Khng Yeo
7. Some Insights into Indian Christian Theology
Ken Gnanakan
8. African Theology
James Kombo
9. Middle Eastern Theology in Evangelical Perspective
Martin AccadPart Three: North American Theologies
10. New Old Perspectives: Theological Observations Reflecting Indigenous Worldviews
Terry LeBlanc
11. "Outside the Gate": Evangelicalism and Latino Protestant Theology
Juan Martínez
12. Asian American Evangelical Theology
Amos Yong
13. African American Theology: Retrospect and Prospect
Vince Bacote\Part Four: Next Steps
14. Some Implications of Global Theology for Church, Ministry and Mission
Mark Labberton
15. Learning and Teaching Global Theologies
Jeffrey P. Greenman
Contributors
Name index
Subject index

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