Theology of Migration in the Abrahamic Religions

Theology of Migration in the Abrahamic Religions

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This book provides an indispensable voice in the scholarly conversation on migration. It shows how migration has shaped and has been shaped by the three Abrahamic religions - -Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. No theory of migration will be complete unless the theological insights of these religions are seriously taken into account.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349433537
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/02/2014
Series: Christianities of the World
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

DR. ELIZABETHDirector of Mission Theology at the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church
DR. JACQUELINE MARIA HAGANProfessor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
DR. AMIR HUSSAINProfessor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, USA
DR. VALERIE KARRAS Assistant Professor of Church History in Perkins School of Theology, USA
DR. ELIZABETH H. PRODROMOUAssistant Professor in the Department of International Relations at Boston University, USA
DR. MELISSA RAPHAEL-LEVINE Professor of Jewish Theology and teaches Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Gloucestershire in London, UK
DR. AMOS YONG J. Rodman Williams Professor of Theology and Director of the Doctor of Philosophy Program at Regent University, USA

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Introduction: Migration in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Elaine Padilla and Peter C. Phan Chapter 1 Theology, Migration, and the Homecoming Dale T. Irvin Chapter 2 'You Will Seek From There': The Cycle of Exile and Return in Classical Jewish Theology Devorah Schoenfeld Chapter 3 Divine Glory Danced: Jewish Migration as God's Self-Revelation in and as Art Melissa Raphael Chapter 4 Theology of Migration in the Orthodox Tradition Kondothra M. George Chapter 5 Embracing, Protecting, and Loving the Stranger: A Roman Catholic Theology of MigrationPeter C. Phan Chapter 6 Protestantism in Migration: Ecclesia semper migranda Nancy Bedford Chapter 7 The Im/migrant Spirit: De/constructing a Pentecostal Theology of Migration Amos Yong Chapter 8 Migration: An Opportunity for Broader and Deeper Ecumenism Deenabandhu Manchala Chapter 9 Towards A Muslim Theology of Migration Amir Hussain Chapter 10 Challenges of Diversity and Migration in Islamic Political Theory and Theology Charles Amjad-Ali Chapter 11 Signs of Wonder: Journeying Plurally into the Divine Disclosure Elaine Padilla Bibliography List of Contributors Index

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