By John Parratt
Supplying the 1st evaluation of the most developments and contributions to Christian considered 3rd global theologies, this ebook gathers essays from specialists on Latin the US, India, East Asia, West and East Africa, Southern Africa and the Caribbean. It analyzes the typical context of the 3rd international theologies of their event of colonialism and Western missions, and means that they supply diverse views on what it potential to be a Christian in state-of-the-art global.
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Petr´opolis Sigmund, P. E. ) 1999. Religious Freedom and Evangelization in Latin America. Maryknoll 3 India Kirsteen Kim Distinctively Indian Christian theologies began to emerge in international discussion nearly two hundred years ago. The late 1960s and 1970s saw the publication of several volumes analysing the life and work of pioneers by Robin Boyd (1969), Kaj Baago (1969), M. M. Thomas (1970) and Stanley Samartha (1974). These were used as texts for seminary courses on Indian Christian theology, which in turn stimulated further theological endeavours to understand Indian religions and society and respond in a way that was ‘biblically sound, spiritually satisfying, theologically credible, and pastorally helpful’ (Samartha 1991: ix) in the Indian context.
In the ﬁrst place, the professional theologian (pastor, teacher, and so on) conceives her or his task as being closely related to the life of the community: he/she tries to understand what is happening in the worship, the life, the suffering of the community and put it in the context of the Scripture and the tradition, and then to test it by bringing it back to the community. In this sense, the theologian tries to articulate the cry of the poor and see whether the poor recognise in this interpretation the echo of their voice.