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Indigenous responses to western Christianity

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Missions -- History,
    • Christianity and culture,
    • Asia -- Church history

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Steven Kaplan.
      ContributionsKaplan, Steven.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV2100 .I53 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 183 p. :
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1087709M
      ISBN 100814746497
      LC Control Number94011718

      Written by prominent historians of religion, these chapters explore the expansion of evangelical (including charismatic) Christianity in non-English-speaking lands, with special reference to dynamic indigenous responses. The range of locations covered includes western and southern Africa, eastern and southern Asia, Latin America, and Oceania.   He is currently co-editing a book on Narrative and Human Rights. Jacqueline Van Gent, PhD (), The University of Western Australia, is a historian with special research interest in colonial encounters, gender, and mission histories. She has published on indigenous responses to Moravian and Lutheran missions.

        In my new book (shameless plug)Shalom and the Community of Creation, I deconstruct the Western worldview including charts and lists of the differences between indigenous and Western faith systems, etc—the bottom-line being that Westerners have a totally different definition of what it means to believe than Jesus and most indigenous people. Christianity in Africa began in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century. By the end of the 2nd century it had reached the region around ant Africans who influenced the early development of Christianity include Tertullian, Perpetua, Felicity, Clement of Alexandria, Origen of Alexandria, Cyprian, Athanasius and Augustine of the 4th century the Aksumite empire was.

      Henry Alfred Krishnapillai (–) was a well-known poet in Tamil was born in a Hindu family, but later converted to after his conversion, he retained his Hindu surname. He was an accomplished Tamil teacher and hence after his conversion sought to . This book is printed on paper suitable for recycling and made from fully managed and sustained forest sources. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Coates, Kenneth, – A global history of indigenous peoples struggle and survival / Ken Coates. p. Size: 1MB.


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Indigenous Responses to Western Christianity demonstrates how local populations, who initially encountered Christianity as a mixture of religion, culture, politics, ethics and technology, selected those elements they felt suited their s: 1. Indigenous Responses to Western Christianity demonstrates how local populations, who initially encountered Christianity as a mixture of religion, culture, politics, ethics and technology, selected those elements they felt suited their : Steven B.

Kaplan. This volume explores the manner in which Western missionary Christianity has been shaped through contact with indigenous peoples. The conversion of the local population ususally resulted in a religion and culture that was a mixture of orthodox Christianity and indigenous customs.

Indigenous Responses to Western Christianity demonstrates how local populations, who initially encountered Christianity as a mixture of religion, culture, politics, ethics and technology, selected those elements they felt suited their needs.

The conversion of the local population, the volume shows, was usually accompanied by a significant Format: Hardcover. Indigenous Responses to Western Christianity demonstrates how local populations, who initially encountered Christianity as a mixture of religion, culture, politics, ethics and technology, selected those elements they felt suited their needs.

Buy Indigenous Responses to Western Christianity by Steven Kaplan online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now. Sanneh’s book title is Whose Religion is Christianity.

with the subtitle A Gospel Beyond the the book, he consistently contrasts European-based Western Christianity, seen in the Nicene Creed and theological formulations of faith and imperialistic attitudes towards non-Western peoples with contemporary World Christianity that is based on the thinking and practice of indigenous peoples.

Aboriginal spirituality seems to clash with Christianity, but they can actually gel really well. It's up to the human, not the religions. — Warwick Thornton, Aboriginal director.

Video: Indigenous historians on Christianity. Watch what indigenous historians have to say about Christianity.

Thomas Cushman is Professor of Sociology at Wellesley College in Massachusetts and the founder and editor-at-large of the Journal of Human has written or edited numerous books, including George Orwell Into the 21st Century, A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq, and This Time We Knew: Western Responses to Genocide in Bosnia (NYU Press).Pages: Christian movements founded by native populations, with an interpretation and practice distinct from Western and Mediterranean Christianity (Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy).

Subcategories. This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total. Literate, relevant, and highly original, "Whose Religion Is Christianity. presents a stimulating new outlook on faith and culture that will interest a wide range of readers. About the Author A native of Gambia, Lamin Sanneh is the D.

Willis JamesProfessor of Missions and World Christianity and professorof history at Cited by: AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS RELIGIONS: ABORIGINAL CHRISTIANITY Aboriginal Theology was a radical movement beginning in the late s and becoming more prominent in the early s.

The movement pushed the barriers forward toward the creation of an Indigenous theology that leaned heavily towards Biblical social justice. It was an autonomous post-Western, post-denominational movement. Christianity has survived the Christendom guilt complex of the West and today thrives as a post-Western religion in the global South.

Not only has the population of Christians in the South overtaken those in the North, this development also has had major implications for world Christianity.

This collection, Middleton states, will highlight non-Western authors' use of biblical allusions, explore their depiction of Christianity's global character, and examine moral and theological issues stemming from "native responses to Western Christian presence and pressure" (x).

World Christianity or global Christianity is a term that attempts to convey the global nature of the Christian religion. However, the term often focuses on "non-Western Christianity" which "comprises (usually the exotic) instances of Christian faith in 'the global South', in Asia, Africa and Latin America."It also includes indigenous or diasporic forms in Western Europe and North America.

indigenous responses in modern Japan to the Western missionaries' zealous, if at times patronizing and often futile, efforts to transplant their version of Protestant Christianity.

Many readers of his book would be favorably dis-posed to interpreting the Japanese indigenous Protestant movements as no less deviant than their counterparts in the.

This technique also allows Sanneh to track developments in world Christianity even while giving attention to the responses and involvement of indigenous peoples around the world. Sanneh's own background and lifelong involvement with non-Western cultures bring a richness of perspective not found in any other book on world Christianity.

KAPLAN, Steven, (ed.) Indigenous Responses to Western Christianity, New York, New York University Press,x, pp., 0 7 in Journal of Religion in Author: Susan Hawley. 11 Indigenous Religions. The word indigenous refers to anything that is native to a particular geographical region. This includes people, cultures, languages, or species of plants or animals.

The Aborigines of Australia, for example, are an indigenous people, in contrast to the European settlers who arrived on the continent long after. Christianity and the African traditional religion(s): The postcolonial round of engagement Article (PDF Available) in Verbum et Ecclesia 32(1) March with 6, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: David Tuesday Adamo.

This technique also allows Sanneh to track developments in world Christianity even while giving attention to the responses and involvement of indigenous peoples around the world. Sanneh's own background and lifelong involvement with non-Western cultures bring a richness of perspective not found in any other book on world : This technique also allows Sanneh to track developments in world Christianity even while giving attention to the responses and involvement of indigenous peoples around the world.

Sanneh's own background and lifelong involvement with non-Western cultures bring a richness of perspective not found in any other book on world Christianity.4/5(1).The world has changed and Western Christians in Global Mission lays out a new role for believers from America and Europe.A century ago, Christianity was still primarily centered in North America and Europe.

By the dawn of the twenty-first century, Christianity had become a truly global faith, with Christians in Asia, Africa and Latin America outpacing those in the rest of the : InterVarsity Press.