Essays in contextual theology / by Stephen B. Bevans.Material type: BookSeries: Theology and mission in world Christianity, v.12.Publisher: Boston : Brill, 2018Description: xiv, 215 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789004366718; 9004366717.Uniform titles: Essays. Selections Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Doctrines | Christianity and culture | TheologyDDC classification: 230.01
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|Book: Standard||Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre||Main||BR115.C8 B48 2018 (Browse shelf)||Issued||10/12/2018||18-756|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contextual models in theology -- Contextual theology as practical theology -- Fair or foul?: Contextual theology and criteria for orthodoxy --Constancy or fidelity?: Contextual theology and Christian tradition -- A theology for the Ephesian moment -- Contextual theology and prophetic dialogue -- What has contextual theology to offer to the church of the twenty-first century? -- Mission, culture, and the reign of God -- Kicking the hornet's nest: conversion, culture, and church -- Inculturation and the churhc's mission: Theological and trinitarian foundations -- Models of contextual theologizing in world Christianity -- Contextualization revisited: An interview with Stephan Bevans by Knud Jørgensen -- Becoming a global theologian: A personal journey.
Essays in Contextual Theology' is a collection of essays that reflect on the doing of contextual theology from several perspectives. After a general introductory essay, subsequent essays reflect on topics such as contextual theology and prophetic dialogue, criteria for orthodoxy, the nature of tradition, the role of culture, the dynamics of conversion, and the way theology is being done in World Christianity. The collection closes with an autobiographical essay tracing the author's journey to becoming a "global theologian."