Asian Christian Theology: Evangelical Perspectives

Asian Christian Theology: Evangelical Perspectives

by Timoteo D. Gener, Stephen T. Pardue

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Asian Christian Theology provides a survey of contextually reflective, robustly evangelical theology for students to engage with the core doctrines of Christianity and their outworking in different cultures across Asia. The contributors of the chapters come from all corners of Asia to systematically examine traditional doctrinal themes and contemporary concerns for the Asian church. Ideal for use as a companion textbook in Asian seminaries and institutions, this book will also provide excellent further reading for those outside of Asia seeking global theological perspectives, and for those in contexts of significant Asian diaspora. Many excellent books surveying theology exist, but this book is a major step forward for students and scholars seeking to understand the dynamic environment of evangelical theology in Asia.

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ISBN-13: 9781783686728
Publisher: Langham Creative Projects
Publication date: 08/06/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 376
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

TIMOTEO D. GENER (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary, California, USA) is Chancellor and Professor of Theology at Asian Theological Seminary, Quezon City, Philippines. He is Moderator of the Theological Commission of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches and a member of the World Evangelical Alliance Task Force on Ecumenical Affairs. An Asian theologian and pastor-teacher, he has written over 30 articles and essays published in books and periodicals.

STEPHEN T. PARDUE (PhD, Wheaton College, Illinois, USA) is Associate Faculty for Theology at International Graduate School of Leadership and Asia Graduate School of Theology, Quezon City, Philippines. Having grown up in the southern Philippines, he now calls Manila home. He is co-editor of the Majority World Theology Series (Langham Global Library) and author of The Mind of Christ (T&T Clark).

Table of Contents



Introduction (Timoteo D. Gener and Stephen T. Pardue)

Part I: Doctrinal Themes

  • 1. Divine Revelation and the Practice of Asian Theology (Timoteo D. Gener)
  • 2. On the Doctrine of Scripture: An Asian Conversation (Havilah Dharamraj)
  • 3. The Trinity in Asian Contexts (George N. Capaque)
  • 4. Christology in Asia: Rooted and Responsive (Ivor Poobalan)
  • 5. Creation, New Creation, and Ecological Relationships (Ken Gnanakan)
  • 6. Lord and Giver of Life: The Holy Spirit among the Spirits in Asia (Wonsuk Ma)
  • 7. Toward An Asian Evangelical Ecclesiology (Simon Chan)
  • 8. Eschatology and Hope in Asia (Roland Chia)

Part II: Contemporary Concerns

  • 9. A Theology of Suffering and Mission for the Asian Church (Kar Yong Lim)
  • 10. Cultural Identity and Theology in Asia (Lalsangkima Pachuau)
  • 11. Jesus and Other Faiths (Ivan Satyavrata)
  • 12. God’s Basileia in Asia’s Res Publica: Situating the Sacred in Asia’s Public Sphere (Aldrin M. Peñamora)
  • 13. Finding Home for the Unhomed: Helping Diaspora Communities Discover Identity and Belonging (Juliet Lee Uytanlet)
  • 14. Hans Frei’s Typology of Theology for Religious Encounters in Asian Contexts (Kang-San Tan)
  • 15. Theology in a Context of Radical Cultural Shift: A Chinese Reflection (Carver T. Yu)
  • 16. Reconciliation and the Kingdom of God: Reflections from the Middle East (Salim J. Munayer)


Index of Names

Index of Subjects

Index of Scripture

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