Christianity at the Religious Roundtable: Evangelicalism in Conversation with Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam

Christianity at the Religious Roundtable: Evangelicalism in Conversation with Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam

by Timothy Craig Tennent

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Overview

Argues that Christian dialogue with other faiths is an integral part of our call to proclaim the message of Christ.


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ISBN-13: 9781585586158
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 270
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Timothy C. Tennent (Ph.D., University of Edinburgh) is associate professor of world missions at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Timothy C. Tennent (PhD, University of Edinburgh) is president of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, where he also serves as professor of world Christianity.

Table of Contents

Interreligious Dialogue: An Evangelical Perspective
Part 1 Christianity and Hinduism
1. Doctrine of God: Brahman
2. Doctrine of Creation: Lila, Maya
Part 2 Christianity and Buddhism
3. Doctrine of God: Dharma-kaya (Sunyata/Citta)
4. Doctrine of Ethics: Karuna, Maitri, Dana
Part 3 Christianity and Islam
5. Doctrine of God: Allah
6. Doctrine of Christ and the Incarnation: Isa, Hulul
Part 4 Case Studies
7. Was Socrates a Christian before Christ? A Study of Justin Martyr's Use of Logos Spermatikos
8. Can the Hindu Upanishads Help Us Explain the Trinity? A Study of Brahmabandhav Upadhyay's Use of Saccidananda
9. Can Sola Fide Be Understood Apart from the Specific, Historic Revelation of Jesus Christ? A Study of A. G. Hogg's Distinction between Faith and Faiths

Epilogue: Closing Thoughts about Evangelicals and Interreligious Dialogue

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