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Intercultural Theology / Henning Wrogemann ; translated by Karl E. Böhmer.

By: Wrogemann, Henning [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Missiological engagements: ; Intercultural theology: Publisher: Downers Grove : IVP Academic, an imprint of InterVarsity Press, 2016-Edition: English edition.Description: volumes ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780830850976; 9780830850983; 9780830850990.Uniform titles: Interkulturelle Theologie und Hermeneutik. English Subject(s): Christianity and culture | Missions | Theology | Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Hermeneutics -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityDDC classification: 261
Contents:
Vol. 1. Preface to the English edition (2016) -- Preface to the German edition (2011) -- Part I: Intercultural theology: what does this mean? -- 1. The gospel of life in the midst of cultures: an african case study -- 2. Intercultural theology: a primer -- Part II: Intercultural hermeneutics and the concept of culture -- 3. Intercultural hermeneutics: introduction -- 4. The history of hermeneutics in the West and interculturality: an overview -- 5. Globalization and interculturality: is "foreignness" dying out? -- 6. Is inculturation permissible? concerning symbolic forms and their use -- 7. On scientific discourses and power: what is culture? -- 8. Cultural semiotics, discourse theory and intercultural hermeneutics -- Part III: On the plurality of contextual theologies: the example of Africa -- 9. Contextual theologies worldwide: some preliminary remarks -- 10. The development of contextual theologies in Africa: an overview -- 11. African theologies: Jesus Christ as (proto- )ancestor, master of initiation, and healer -- 12. Jesus Christ and an African women's theology -- 13. The contextual theologies of African evangelical theologians -- 14. African theologians and the reality of the congregation -- 15. On the contextuality of contextual theologies: an interim appraisal -- Part IV: Christian missions and foreign cultures: historical perspectives -- 16. The replacement model and covert resistance in the new world -- 17. The indifference model: the example of the Herrnhuter mission -- 18. The ennoblement model -- 19. The indigenization model: the example of Bruno Gutmann -- 20. The appropriation model: the example of "intuitive" inculturations -- Part V: Theology and interculturality: systematic perspectives -- 21. Inculturation -- 22. Syncretism: what is that? -- 23. The "postcolonial turn"--and then what?: on the newer terminology -- 24. So much for ecumenism!: appreciating Christianity as a global formation -- 25. Contexts: contextual theologies and their cultural impregnation -- 26. Theology and interculturality: walking the path together.
Vol. 2. Preface to the English edition (2017) -- Preface to the German edition (2013) -- 1. To set the tone: mission--surprisingly different -- 2. Developments to date: an introductory overview -- Part I: Developments in mission theology in the twentieth/twenty-first centuries -- 3. On the beginnings of mission studies: Gustav Warneck -- 4. Salvation-historical theology of mission: Karl Hartenstein and Walter Freytag -- 5. From Edinburgh to Achimota: the world missionary conferences from 1910 to 1958 -- 6. A history-of-the-promise theology of mission: Johannes Christiaan Hoekendijk -- 7. From New Delhi to Uppsala: churches, missions, and decolonization (1961-1968) -- 8. Ecumenists and evangelicals: the controversies of the 1970s (1968-1979) -- 9. From Melbourne to Salvador de Bahia: poverty, the fall of the wall, and globalization (1980-1996) -- 10. From Athens to Busan: the challenges of the early twenty-first century (2005-2013) -- Part II: Theologies of mission in the plural: confessional and contextual profiles -- 11. Roman Catholic mission theology before and after Vatican II -- 12. Orthodox mission theology in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: an overview -- 13. North American protestantism: God's chosen nation? -- 14. The Anglican church: mission-shaped church -- 15. Mission theological profiles in Pentecostal churches and movements -- 16. Missionary initiatives and challenges -- Part III: Continents, context, controversies -- 17. Mission and the kingdom of god: from liberation to martyrdom? -- 18. Mission and money: is God the friend of the poor or of the rich? -- 19. Mission and "power": healing and deliverance? -- 20. Mission and dialogue: love affair or war of the roses? -- 21. Mission and gender: the sexes and interculturality? -- 22. Mission and conversion: a change of religion, or transformation? -- Part IV: Mission as oikoumenical doxology: a new theological approach -- 23. The source of strength for Christian mission, and the forms it takes -- 24. The doxological dimension: mission as the glorification of God -- 25. The oikoumenical dimension: mission across the ecumenical spectrum.
Vol. 3. Preface to the English edition (2019) -- Preface to the German edition (2015) -- 1. A theology of religions or a theology of interreligious relations? -- 2. Developments to date: christian classifications of other religions -- Part I: Newer Christian theology-of-religion models -- 3. Revisionist approaches: John Hick and Paul Knitter -- 4. Interpretive approaches: Michael von Brück and S. Mark Heim -- 5. Revisionist and interpretive approaches: a critical response -- 6. Selective approaches: Francis Clooney -- 7. Interactionist approaches: Amos Yong -- 8. Selective and interactionist approaches: a critical response -- 9. Comparative remarks: six heuristic questions -- Part II: How Islam and Buddhism view other religions -- 10. The ultimate validity of the Qur'an and religious plurality: Islamic perspectives -- 11. A liberation-theological hermeneutics of the Qur'an: Farid Esack -- 12. An Islamist hermeneutics of the Qur'an, and tolerance: Muhammad Shahrūr -- 13. Nonadherence and religious plurality: Buddhist perspectives -- 14. Models of Buddhist thought -- 15. A concluding comparison: six heuristic questions -- Part III: Building blocks for a theory of interreligious relations -- 16. Is there a need for a theory of interreligious relations? -- 17. What does identity mean? interaction in social networks -- 18. Inclusions and exclusions: ambivalences -- 19. What does recognition mean? levels of acknowledgment -- 20. Which factors are at play in the public sphere? spatial relationships and relationship spaces -- 21. Pluralism, multiculturalism, and the theory of society: background assumptions -- 22. The basic principles of a theory of interreligious relations: an outlook -- Part IV: The dialogical in interreligious relations -- 23. Dialogues and intentions: encounters -- 24. Dialogues and the dialogical: signs -- 25. Dialogue: yes, but with whom? discourses -- 26. The goal of dialogue: the proper balance between intimacy and dissociation -- Part V: Toward a theology of interreligious relations -- 27. A theology of interreligious relations as a new approach: theses -- 28. The power and love of the one God: on the biblical concept of God -- 29. The interreligious communication of Jesus Christ: searching for traces -- 30. The fellowship of the Spirit as a contrast model: the example of 1 Peter -- 31. Endorsing both a dualistic worldview and pacifism? taking revelation as an example -- 32. Ultimate-justification models as the basis for interreligious relations: looking forward -- Part VI: Intercultural theology/mission studies and religious studies -- 33. Intercultural theology: implications of the term -- 34. Intercultural theology/mission studies: dimensions -- 35. Intercultural theology and religious studies: looking forward.
Summary: Christianity is not only a global but also an intercultural phenomenon. The diversity of world Christianity is evident not merely outside our borders but even within our own neighborhoods. Over the past half century theologians and missiologists have addressed this reality by developing local and contextual theologies and by exploring issues like contextualization, inculturation, and translation. In recent years these various trajectories have coalesced into a new field called intercultural theology. Bringing together missiology, religious studies, social science research, and Christian theology, the field of intercultural theology is a fresh attempt to rethink the discipline of theology in light of the diversity and pluriformity of Christianity today. Henning Wrogemann, one of the leading missiologists and scholars of religion in Europe, has written the most comprehensive textbook on the subject of Christianity and culture today. In three volumes his Intercultural Theology provides an exhaustive account of the history, theory, and practice of Christian mission. Volume one introduces the concepts of culture and context, volume two surveys theologies of mission both past and present, and volume three explores theologies of religion and interreligious relationships. --
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-423) and index.

Vol. 1. Preface to the English edition (2016) -- Preface to the German edition (2011) -- Part I: Intercultural theology: what does this mean? -- 1. The gospel of life in the midst of cultures: an african case study -- 2. Intercultural theology: a primer -- Part II: Intercultural hermeneutics and the concept of culture -- 3. Intercultural hermeneutics: introduction -- 4. The history of hermeneutics in the West and interculturality: an overview -- 5. Globalization and interculturality: is "foreignness" dying out? -- 6. Is inculturation permissible? concerning symbolic forms and their use -- 7. On scientific discourses and power: what is culture? -- 8. Cultural semiotics, discourse theory and intercultural hermeneutics -- Part III: On the plurality of contextual theologies: the example of Africa -- 9. Contextual theologies worldwide: some preliminary remarks -- 10. The development of contextual theologies in Africa: an overview -- 11. African theologies: Jesus Christ as (proto- )ancestor, master of initiation, and healer -- 12. Jesus Christ and an African women's theology -- 13. The contextual theologies of African evangelical theologians -- 14. African theologians and the reality of the congregation -- 15. On the contextuality of contextual theologies: an interim appraisal -- Part IV: Christian missions and foreign cultures: historical perspectives -- 16. The replacement model and covert resistance in the new world -- 17. The indifference model: the example of the Herrnhuter mission -- 18. The ennoblement model -- 19. The indigenization model: the example of Bruno Gutmann -- 20. The appropriation model: the example of "intuitive" inculturations -- Part V: Theology and interculturality: systematic perspectives -- 21. Inculturation -- 22. Syncretism: what is that? -- 23. The "postcolonial turn"--and then what?: on the newer terminology -- 24. So much for ecumenism!: appreciating Christianity as a global formation -- 25. Contexts: contextual theologies and their cultural impregnation -- 26. Theology and interculturality: walking the path together.

Vol. 2. Preface to the English edition (2017) -- Preface to the German edition (2013) -- 1. To set the tone: mission--surprisingly different -- 2. Developments to date: an introductory overview -- Part I: Developments in mission theology in the twentieth/twenty-first centuries -- 3. On the beginnings of mission studies: Gustav Warneck -- 4. Salvation-historical theology of mission: Karl Hartenstein and Walter Freytag -- 5. From Edinburgh to Achimota: the world missionary conferences from 1910 to 1958 -- 6. A history-of-the-promise theology of mission: Johannes Christiaan Hoekendijk -- 7. From New Delhi to Uppsala: churches, missions, and decolonization (1961-1968) -- 8. Ecumenists and evangelicals: the controversies of the 1970s (1968-1979) -- 9. From Melbourne to Salvador de Bahia: poverty, the fall of the wall, and globalization (1980-1996) -- 10. From Athens to Busan: the challenges of the early twenty-first century (2005-2013) -- Part II: Theologies of mission in the plural: confessional and contextual profiles -- 11. Roman Catholic mission theology before and after Vatican II -- 12. Orthodox mission theology in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: an overview -- 13. North American protestantism: God's chosen nation? -- 14. The Anglican church: mission-shaped church -- 15. Mission theological profiles in Pentecostal churches and movements -- 16. Missionary initiatives and challenges -- Part III: Continents, context, controversies -- 17. Mission and the kingdom of god: from liberation to martyrdom? -- 18. Mission and money: is God the friend of the poor or of the rich? -- 19. Mission and "power": healing and deliverance? -- 20. Mission and dialogue: love affair or war of the roses? -- 21. Mission and gender: the sexes and interculturality? -- 22. Mission and conversion: a change of religion, or transformation? -- Part IV: Mission as oikoumenical doxology: a new theological approach -- 23. The source of strength for Christian mission, and the forms it takes -- 24. The doxological dimension: mission as the glorification of God -- 25. The oikoumenical dimension: mission across the ecumenical spectrum.

Vol. 3. Preface to the English edition (2019) -- Preface to the German edition (2015) -- 1. A theology of religions or a theology of interreligious relations? -- 2. Developments to date: christian classifications of other religions -- Part I: Newer Christian theology-of-religion models -- 3. Revisionist approaches: John Hick and Paul Knitter -- 4. Interpretive approaches: Michael von Brück and S. Mark Heim -- 5. Revisionist and interpretive approaches: a critical response -- 6. Selective approaches: Francis Clooney -- 7. Interactionist approaches: Amos Yong -- 8. Selective and interactionist approaches: a critical response -- 9. Comparative remarks: six heuristic questions -- Part II: How Islam and Buddhism view other religions -- 10. The ultimate validity of the Qur'an and religious plurality: Islamic perspectives -- 11. A liberation-theological hermeneutics of the Qur'an: Farid Esack -- 12. An Islamist hermeneutics of the Qur'an, and tolerance: Muhammad Shahrūr -- 13. Nonadherence and religious plurality: Buddhist perspectives -- 14. Models of Buddhist thought -- 15. A concluding comparison: six heuristic questions -- Part III: Building blocks for a theory of interreligious relations -- 16. Is there a need for a theory of interreligious relations? -- 17. What does identity mean? interaction in social networks -- 18. Inclusions and exclusions: ambivalences -- 19. What does recognition mean? levels of acknowledgment -- 20. Which factors are at play in the public sphere? spatial relationships and relationship spaces -- 21. Pluralism, multiculturalism, and the theory of society: background assumptions -- 22. The basic principles of a theory of interreligious relations: an outlook -- Part IV: The dialogical in interreligious relations -- 23. Dialogues and intentions: encounters -- 24. Dialogues and the dialogical: signs -- 25. Dialogue: yes, but with whom? discourses -- 26. The goal of dialogue: the proper balance between intimacy and dissociation -- Part V: Toward a theology of interreligious relations -- 27. A theology of interreligious relations as a new approach: theses -- 28. The power and love of the one God: on the biblical concept of God -- 29. The interreligious communication of Jesus Christ: searching for traces -- 30. The fellowship of the Spirit as a contrast model: the example of 1 Peter -- 31. Endorsing both a dualistic worldview and pacifism? taking revelation as an example -- 32. Ultimate-justification models as the basis for interreligious relations: looking forward -- Part VI: Intercultural theology/mission studies and religious studies -- 33. Intercultural theology: implications of the term -- 34. Intercultural theology/mission studies: dimensions -- 35. Intercultural theology and religious studies: looking forward.

Christianity is not only a global but also an intercultural phenomenon. The diversity of world Christianity is evident not merely outside our borders but even within our own neighborhoods. Over the past half century theologians and missiologists have addressed this reality by developing local and contextual theologies and by exploring issues like contextualization, inculturation, and translation. In recent years these various trajectories have coalesced into a new field called intercultural theology. Bringing together missiology, religious studies, social science research, and Christian theology, the field of intercultural theology is a fresh attempt to rethink the discipline of theology in light of the diversity and pluriformity of Christianity today. Henning Wrogemann, one of the leading missiologists and scholars of religion in Europe, has written the most comprehensive textbook on the subject of Christianity and culture today. In three volumes his Intercultural Theology provides an exhaustive account of the history, theory, and practice of Christian mission. Volume one introduces the concepts of culture and context, volume two surveys theologies of mission both past and present, and volume three explores theologies of religion and interreligious relationships. --

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