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Doing theology in a divided world papers from the Sixth International Conference of the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians, January 5-13, 1983, Geneva, Switzerland by Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians. International Conference

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Theology -- Methodology -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by Virginia Fabella and Sergio Torres.
ContributionsFabella, Virginia., Torres, Sergio.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR118 .E27 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2852335M
ISBN 100883441977
LC Control Number84014712

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  The phenomenon of Asian women doing theology is recent. Christian women in Asia increasingly insist that unless their distinctive voices as Asians and as women are heard, the emerging theologies cannot be liberating, relevant, or complete. Bringing together writings of women from the Philippines, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Korea, and Singapore, We Dare to Dream first .   Theology (so they say) cannot relay to us revealed truth, for there is no such thing; it can only describe, correlate, interpret, and criticize or justify intuitions and guesses about God that are found in the churches; and it is high time that, by facing this fact realistically, we cut theology down to : John D. Woodbridge.   Doing Jewish Theology: God, Torah, & Israel in Modern Judaism is a wide scope look at modern Judaism, and what the religion means to its millions of followers around the world. Diving into ancient and sacred texts to probe for answers, author Neil Gillman looks into the evolution of modern Judaism, the impact of Israel and much : $   Ursula King’s reader, Feminist Theology from the Third World brings together the diverse perspectives of women engaging in feminist theology, giving recognition and honor to the often absent or underrepresented voices of women of the Third World and women of color in the Unites States. The title highlights the book’s two controversial and misunderstood topics—the Third World and feminist.

Doing theology this Lent The journey from Lent through to Holy Week is one of great significance to Christians, but often that significance is obscured by the sheer .   Poetry and metaphor are important as ways of doing theology. In a world so divided by absolute claims, using metaphor and poetry allows us to have room for flex. It allows congregations to see-as as they wrestle with the vagaries and uncertainties of : Jason Derr. In Virginia Fabella from the Philippines and Mercy Amba Oduyoye from Ghana coedited With Passion and Compassion: Third world Women Doing Theology, based on the work of the Women's Commission of the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT). The book has been widely used as an important resource for understanding women's liberation theologies, in Africa, Asia, . Short Review: Coffeehouse Theology: Reflecting on God in Everyday Life by Ed Cyzewski - theology is all around us but theology needs to be enculturated (translated and understood for the particular culture you are in.) Coffeehouse Theology in an introduction to thinking about theology with culture in mind, both to critique culture and to understand culture/5.