Theology in Context: A Case Study in the Philippines

Theology in Context: A Case Study in the Philippines

by Dr. Dave Johnson, Dr. Russ Turney

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Theology in Context: A Case Study in the Philippines by Dr. Dave Johnson, Dr. Russ Turney

This book takes a close look at the culture of one of the lowland Filipino groups with a view toward developing contextual theology that is biblically accurate, missiologically sound and culturally relevant throughout the Filipino lowlands. Johnson delves deep, seeking to understand the religious worldview assumptions that underpin and drive the various religious practices and the people who are involved in them.
Here are some of the issues covered:
All-Saints Day and the dead returning to their gravesites
Demon Possession
Town Fiestas
Sickness and Healing
How people have been transformed by the power of God within their
own cultural setting, both in the past and present
And much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789718942222
Publisher: Asia Pacific Theological Seminary Press
Publication date: 01/12/2013
Series: APTS Press Monograph Series , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 482 KB

About the Author

Dave Johnson, D-Miss, is a follower of Jesus, happy husband of Debbie, and veteran missionary with the Assemblies of God (USA), where he and Debbie have been involved in evangelism, church planting and leadership development. They are currently on the faculty of the Asia Pacific Theological Seminary in Baguio City, Philippines (www.apts.edu). He isalso the author of Led By the Spirit: The History of the American Assemblies of God Missionaries to the Philippines and is the managing editor of the Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies, the academic Journal of APTS; Russ Turney has served since 1983 with the Assemblies of God World Missions (AGWM) and later as the Regional Director of the AGWM Asia Pacific and Paciifc Oceana area.

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