Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity

Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity

ISBN-10:
0801031125
ISBN-13:
9780801031120
Pub. Date:
10/01/2006
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
ISBN-10:
0801031125
ISBN-13:
9780801031120
Pub. Date:
10/01/2006
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity

Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity

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Overview

One of the most powerful forces in the twenty-first century is the increasing phenomenon of globalization. In nearly every realm of human activity, traditional boundaries are disappearing and people worldwide are more interconnected than ever. Christianity has also become more aware of global realities and the important role of the church in non-Western countries. Church leaders must grapple with the implications for theology and ministry in an ever-shrinking world.

Globalizing Theology is a groundbreaking book that addresses these issues of vital importance to the church. It contains articles from leading scholars, including Tite Tiénou, Kevin Vanhoozer, Charles Van Engen, M. Daniel Carroll R., Andrew Walls, Vinoth Ramachandra, and Paul Hiebert. Topics covered include the challenges that globalization brings to theology, how we can incorporate global perspectives into our thinking, and the effect a more global theology has on a variety of important issues.


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ISBN-13: 9780801031120
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/2006
Pages: 382
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Craig Ott (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of mission and intercultural studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and occupies the Evangelical Free Church International Mission Chair.

Harold A. Netland (PhD, Claremont Graduate University) is professor of philosophy of religion and intercultural studies and the Naomi A. Fausch Chair of Missions at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author of Encountering Religious Pluralism and Dissonant Voices.

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