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Author Egiguren Iraola, Antton.

Title True Confucians, bold Christians : Korean missionary experience, a model for the third millennium / Antton Egiguren Iraola
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (328 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Studies in world Christianity and interreligious relations ; no. 45
Studies in world Christianity and interreligious relations ; no. 45
Contents Table of contents; Foreword; General Introduction; Chapter 1 Mission: a transforming, coherent lifestyle; Chapter 2 Struggling between the sword and the pen; Chapter 3 Korea, a missionary vision with a political thrust: kenotic model; Chapter 4 Relevance of kenotic mission today; Guidelines to pronunciation of Korean words; Bibliography
Summary The three methods of doing mission, namely conquista, accommodation, kenosis need to be seen not so much as historical events that took place in a particular time and space, but rather as deeply engraved mind structures and personal attitudes as we confront many of the modern time issues such as mass poverty and its relationship to the churches, interreligious and ecumenical dialogue, relationship with Islam, Catholic education in public institutions, moral and ethical problems regarding the treatment of embryos for eugenic purposes, issues concerning the end of life, social debate on alternat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-328)
Subject Catholic Church -- Missions -- Korea -- History.
Missions -- Korea -- History.
Korea -- Church history.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1435604962 (electronic bk.)
9781435604964 (electronic bk.)