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Author Joseph, M. P., author.

Title Wrestling with God in Context : Revisiting the Theology and Social Vision of Shoki Coe / M.P. Joseph, Po Ho Huang, and Victor Hsu
Published Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2019
Minneapolis [Minnesota] : Fortress Press, [2018]
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Contents Introduction : context, discernment, and contextualization : theology of Shoki Coe, the prophet from the fourth world / M.P. Joseph -- part I. Shoki Coe and the reconstruction of theological methodology. Revisiting the methodology of contextual theology in the era of globalization / Po Ho Huang -- Contextualization as reception of the world : Shoki Coe and the transformation of theology / Dale Irvin -- Epistemological decolonization of theology (translated by Nestor Medina) / Enrique Dussel -- Doing contextual theology : feminist and postcolonial perspectives / Kwok Pui-lan -- Religions and scriptures in actual cultural contexts : a reflection in honor of Shoki Coe / J.N.K. Mugambi -- part II. Redefining mission and ecumenism. Implications of Shoki Coe's thoughts on contextualization for the mission and ministry of the church / S. Wesley Ariarajah -- Contextualization, ecumenism, and the wider ecumenism / Edmund Kee-Fook Chia -- part III. Mission and dialogue : universality of contextual theological discourse. Pope Francis as contextual theologian / Stephen Bevans -- Contextual theology as dialogue : an Asian Catholic approach to Shoki Coe's theological legacy / Anh Q. Tran, SJ -- Christian Church among religions : toward a hospitable missionary encounter with the other / Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen -- part IV. Text and context. Engaging the context of the Tower of Babel and listening to the voices in the text / Archie Lee -- Contextual rereading of the Bible to construct hope in a world of oppression and marginalization Dhyanchand Carr -- part V. Theology out of context : contextual theologies of the marginalized. Startling paths in Latin American theologies / Diego Irarrázaval -- Black liberation theology USA and global cross-cultural leadership / Dwight Hopkins -- Shoki Coe and contextualization in African Christian theology / Augustine Chingwala Musopole -- Beyond context : an intercultural perspective from the UK / Michael Jagessar -- Asian contextual theology : location and methodology -- an indigenous perspective / Wati Longchar -- part VI. Contextualizing theological education. Toward the renewal of theological education and church ministry : a reflection on Shoki Coe's views on theological education / Chen Nan-Jou -- part VII. Political witness of faith. Christian political witness : Shoki Coe's involvement in the struggle for self-determination / J. Ben Wei -- part VIII. Prophet from the fourth world : life and legacy of Shoki Coe. A watershed figure in Asian theologies : the Very Rev. Dr. Hwang Chiong-Hui (Shoki Coe, C.H. Hwang) 1914-1988 / John England -- Shoki Coe : a giant in his time / Yeow Choo Lak
Summary Shoki Coe was among the first to speak of "contextualization" in theology. Coe argued that theology is not a reiteration of past formulas or doctrines but a response to the self-disclosing initiative of the living God in history and human experience. Yet he remains little known outside his native Taiwan. Wresting with God in Context introduces Coe's work and social vision and evaluates his contributions to the field of missiology and ecclesiology. Eager to offer a creative and critical witness to Christian faith, Coe worked tirelessly to liberate theology from its Western captivity and shaped a generation of theological reflection on God, culture, and history. For thousands of students and church members around the world, Shoki Coe was the spiritual father that guided their contextual theological pursuit to the living reality of God. In order to reflect on his legacy, the chapters in this volume--including original essays from Stephen Bevans, Dwight Hopkins, and Enrique Dussel--tackle the critical, methodological issues related to doing theology, reading the Scriptures, and being the church
Bibliography "Essential writings of and about Shoki Coe": pages 351-353
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Huang, Zhanghui, 1914-1988.
Huang, Zhanghui, 1914-1988.
Christianity and culture.
Christianity and culture.
Form Electronic book
Author Hsu, Victor, author.
Huang, Po Ho, author
ISBN 1506445810