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Catholic Theology and Other Religions  

Michael Barnes SJ

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Mar 2019
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Oct 2015
This chapter considers Catholic theology’s response to non-Christian faiths. It argues that the ‘theology of religions’ is not a locus of theological reflection distinct from Christology or ... More

Chinese Christologies: Images of Christ and Chinese Cultures  

K. K. Yeo

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
The chapter surveys the historical landscape of Chinese Christologies since the Tang dynasty, noting how the images of Christ relate to and impact specific cultural contexts. It also ... More

Feminist Ritual Practice  

Teresa Berger

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter discusses women and ritual practice in the Christian tradition, women's ritual practices in the twentieth century, the development of feminist rituals, the globalization of ... More

Feminist Theology and the Global Imagination  

Serene Jones

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter presents an account of what feminist theology is and how it might help us understand and engage with our globalizing world. The first section provides a non-faith-specific ... More

Feminist Theology and the Jewish Tradition  

Melissa Raphael

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Building on the foundations of First Wave Jewish and Christian women's activism, Jewish feminist theology has made a decisive contribution to the post-Holocaust renewal of Jewish thought. ... More

Globalization, Postmodern Theories of Culture, and the Trinity  

Tracey Rowland

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article explores the relevance of the doctrine of the Trinity for discussions about globalization and postmodern theories of culture. It suggests that Trinitarian love infuses culture ... More

Knowing about Jesus, Knowing Jesus: Christology and Spirituality  

Raymond Gawronski

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
Christology is based on knowing Christ not just cognitively but integrally. All the great theologians have been saints. The first spirituality to emerge from the encounter with Jesus in the ... More

Luther Studies in Latin America  

Nestor Luiz João Beck

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Apr 2014
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Jun 2014
Lutheran immigrants encouraged interest in Luther on a popular level in late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century Latin America. Lutheran institutions have cultivated that ... More

Mission and Evangelism  

Michael J. McClymond

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Dec 2010
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Jan 2011
The term “mission” came into general use in its specifically Christian and theological sense only in the sixteenth century, when the Roman Catholic Jesuit order used the term to refer to ... More

Other Religions  

Sung Wook Chung

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Dec 2010
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Jan 2011
Evangelicals are living in an increasingly pluralistic age, when major world religions are competing to attract adherents in all places of the world. For example, Islam has been ... More

Theology and Identity in the Context of Globalization  

María Pilar Aquino

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Globalization, identity, and feminist theology have been the object of extensive academic research, and are perhaps the concepts that have had the greatest influence on our understanding ... More

Transethnic Feminist Theology of Asia: Globalization, Identities, and Solidarities  

Namsoon Kang

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter proposes a transethnic feminist theology of Asia, where one's ethnicity can be an entry point but where one moves beyond geographic, cultural, or ethnic boundaries and ... More

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