Martin Luther and Buddhism: Aesthetics of Suffering

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Martin Luther and Buddhism: Aesthetics of Suffering carefully traces the historical and theological context of Luther's breakthrough in terms of articulating justification and justice in connection to the Word of God and divine suffering. Chung critically and constructively engages in dialogue with Luther, and with later interpreters of Luther such as Barth and Moltmann, placing the Reformer in dialogue not ...
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Overview

Martin Luther and Buddhism: Aesthetics of Suffering carefully traces the historical and theological context of Luther's breakthrough in terms of articulating justification and justice in connection to the Word of God and divine suffering. Chung critically and constructively engages in dialogue with Luther, and with later interpreters of Luther such as Barth and Moltmann, placing the Reformer in dialogue not only with Asian spirituality and religious but also with an emerging global theology of religions.

About the Author:
Paul S. Chung is Assistant Professor of Lutheran Witness and World Christianity at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556354595
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/2008
  • Series: Princeton Theological Monograph Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul S. Chung is Assistant Professor of Lutheran Witness and World Christianity at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Table of Contents

Foreword   Jurgen Moltmann     ix
Preface to the Second Edition     xiii
Acknowledgments     xv
Introduction     xvii
Abbreviations     xxiv
Martin Luther in the Context of Poverty and Religious Pluralism     3
The Uniqueness of Luther's Life and Theology     33
Martin Luther and the Doctrine of Justification in Context     99
Luther and Theology of the Cross in Context     151
Luther and Asian Theology of Trinity     219
Luther and Asian Eucharistic Theology     303
Re-visitation of Martin Luther and Karl Barth in Interreligious Dialogue     337
Conclusion     399
Afterword: The Theologia Crucis and the Aesthetics of Suffering in Postmodern Divinity     413
Bibliography     423
Glossary of Technical Terms     437
Index     445
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