Niles, D. Preman. () Is God Christian? :Christian identity in public theology : an Asian contributionMLA Citation
Niles, D. Preman. Is God Christian?: Christian Identity In Public Theology : An Asian Contribution. : . Print.
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Is God Christian? : Christian identity in public theology : an Asian contribution /
D. Preman Niles.
|Author:||Niles, D. Preman|
|Published:||Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, |
|Topics:||God. | Christianity and other religions - Asia. | Public theology - Asia. | Theology - Asia - History. | Bible - Postcolonial criticism|
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|008||170814s2017 inu b 001 0 eng d|
|020|||a9781506430263 (pbk. : alk. paper)|
|020|||a1506430260 (pbk. : alk. paper)|
|100||1 |aNiles, D. Preman,|eauthor.|
|245||00|aIs God Christian? :|bChristian identity in public theology : an Asian contribution /|cD. Preman Niles.|
|264||1|aMinneapolis, MN :|bFortress Press,|c|
|300|||a201 pages ;|c23 cm|
|504|||aIncludes bibliographical references and index.|
|505||0 |a1. Cross-textual hermeneutics : a counter-colonial approach -- 2. Cross-textual reading : demonstrating a method -- 3. Postcolonial hermeneutics : confronting colonialism -- 4. Postcolonial biblical criticism : addressing colonial entanglements -- 5. Subaltern hermeneutics : counter theological approaches -- The exploration continues : some concluding remarks.|
|520|||aIs God Christian? Christian Identity in Public Theology: An Asian Contribution is a sequel to Niles's previous book, The Lotus and the Sun: Asian Theological Engagement with Plurality and Power, and continues the narrative of the social biography of Asian theology. It enters the theological efforts of the author's generation as a collective enterprise to survey methods that in the arena of public theology confront and reject the assertion that God is Christian or there is a Christian god among other gods. The focus is on the issues and questions that affect the people and societies of Asia. The theology envisaged here is not the kind that will confine itself within the Christian community but one that will have an import for the actors in public life. Asian Public Theology will be one that will be inherently interreligious in nature. Accordingly, the theological methods explored in this book are not concerned narrowly with problems in Christian theology, but rather with challenges posed for Christian theology in the wider arena of social and political life in Asia.|
|650||0|aChristianity and other religions|zAsia.|
|938|||aBaker and Taylor|bBTCP|nBK0021391937|
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