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Christianity's middle of gravity has tilted from the Euro-American West to the worldwide South. using this shift is the emergence of charismatic renewal pursuits between Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox church buildings. This reshaping of the theological panorama has encouraged trendy theologian Amos Yong to build a state of the art theology for the twenty-first century. inside of a Pentecostal and evangelical Read more...

summary: Christianity's heart of gravity has tilted from the Euro-American West to the worldwide South. using this shift is the emergence of charismatic renewal events between Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox church buildings. This reshaping of the theological panorama has encouraged widespread theologian Amos Yong to build a state-of-the-art theology for the twenty-first century. inside of a Pentecostal and evangelical framework, Yong's Renewing Christian Theology is a primer on how one can imagine theologically in a world context. scholars looking an advent to systematic theology won't merely observe the treasures of the culture yet also will come upon a progressive pastoral theology that bridges Pentecostal, charismatic, evangelical, and ecumenical traditions. Yong's theological mind's eye prioritizes Christian wish, presents of the Spirit, baptism, sanctification, and therapeutic. Renewing Christian Theology unveils an inclusive theology conversant with modern theological events -- theology and technological know-how, contextual theologies, intercultural theologies, theology and incapacity, public theologies, theology and the humanities, and theological aesthetics. Renewing Christian Theology is theology for the twenty-first-century church

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Renewing Christian theology : systematics for a global Christianity

Christianity's middle of gravity has tilted from the Euro-American West to the worldwide South. using this shift is the emergence of charismatic renewal events between Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox church buildings. This reshaping of the theological panorama has encouraged fashionable theologian Amos Yong to build a state-of-the-art theology for the twenty-first century.

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5 Laura Lasworth (American, 1954–), Lily among the Thistles, 2001, oil on panel / Courtesy of the artist. 6 Craigie Aitchison (Scottish, 1926–2009), Crucifixion, 1999– 2000, oil on canvas. Private collection / The Bridgeman Art Library. 1 Peter’s Vision on the Housetop, illustration from Henry Davenport Northrop, Charming Bible Stories Written in Simple Language, 1893 / © Florida Center for Instructional Technology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. 2 Matfre Ermengau of Béziers (French, active 1288–1322), The Holy Trinity (detail), fol.

Phan, The Ignacio Ellacuria Chair of Catholic Social Thought, Georgetown University Renewing Christian Theology Systematics for a Global Christianity AMOS YONG with artistic images and commentary by JONATHAN A. ANDERSON BAYLOR UNIVERSITY PRESS � 2014 by Baylor University Press Waco, Texas 76798-7363 All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior permission in writing of Baylor University Press.

This epithet was meant originally as a derisive term (cf. 1 Pet 4:16). But even then, this messianic movement was quickly gaining a reputation for seeking converts (see Acts 26:28). Within a generation of the death of Christ, Christians had spread far beyond the region of Judea. Some were forced to emigrate from the region due to persecution, while others took advantage of the travel made possible by the Peace of Rome. By the late 50s or early 60s, Paul the apostle brought the gospel message to the city of Rome, the heart of the Roman Empire.

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