Perspectives on Christianity in Korea and Japan: Gospel and Culture in East Asia

Perspectives on Christianity in Korea and Japan: Gospel and Culture in East Asia

By: Mark R. Mullins (editor), Richard Fox Young (editor)Hardback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.

Description

This volume aims to put into sharp relief the shape and contour of the Christian religion in contemporary Japan and Korea. The essays collected here resulted from a project on "Christianity in East Asia" co-sponsored by Meiji Gakuin University's Institute for Christian Studies and the Global Mission Unit of the Presbyterian Church (USA), and are written by scholars who are themselves mainly from East Asia. The papers, using an intraregional approach (ie; Christianity in Japan from a Korean perspective and vice-versa) deal with various aspects of the transplantation and historical development of Christianity, explore various aspects of the Christian encounter with indigenous religions and societies, and consider some of the major difficulties faced by the transplanted religion. The perspectives offered here should be useful to scholars in Asian studies and religion, to those engaged in theological education and mission studies, as well as to church administrators responsible for policy and direction in mission planning.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773488687
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 252
  • ID: 9780773488687
  • ISBN10: 0773488685

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close