Ecclesial Identities in a Multi-Faith Context: Jesus Truth-Gatherings (Yeshu Satsangs) among Hindus and Sikhs in Northwest India

Ecclesial Identities in a Multi-Faith Context: Jesus Truth-Gatherings (Yeshu Satsangs) among Hindus and Sikhs in Northwest India

by Darren Todd Duerksen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625646552
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/12/2015
Series: American Society of Missiology Monograph Series
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Darren Duerksen is Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies at Fresno Pacific University.

Table of Contents

"List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Maps
Foreword by William A. Dyrness
Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction
Part I - Foundations of the Study
Chapter 1 - Precedent Literature: Early Pioneers and Present Scholars of Contemporary Yeshu Satsangs
Chapter 2 - Social Theory Framework: An Emergentist Theory of Identity Formation
Chapter 3 - Ethnographic Methodology
Chapter 4 - An Introduction to Yeshu Satsangs and Their Context
Part II - The Formation and Markers of Ecclesial Identities of Yesh u Satsangs
Chapter 5 - Structural Emergent Properties Of Hindu/Sikh Practices
Chapter 6 - Inscribing New Cultural Emergent Properties on Hindu and Sikh Practices
Chapter 7 - Resisting and Reshaping Christian Practices
Chapter 8 - Ecclesial Identity Markers of the Yeshu Satsangs
Chapter 9 - The Emergence of the Yeshu Satsang’s Ecclesial Identities
Part III - A Critical Correlation of Yesh u Satsang and Biblical Ecclesial Identities
Chapter 10 - Ecclesial Identity Emergence in the Book of Acts | 199
Chapter 11 - Conclusion and Recommendations
Appendix A - Delimiting Region Versus Religion
Appendix B - Summary of Yeshu Satsangis and Leaders
Appendix C - Leadership Questionnaire
Appendix D - Satsangi Questionnaire
Appendix E - Summary of Yeshu Satsang Leaders by Community
Appendix F - The Use of Bhajans by Yeshu Satsangs
Glossary
Bibliography
Index "

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