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By R.S. Sugirthharajah

ISBN-10: 0334051622

ISBN-13: 9780334051626

even though Jesus was once born within the western a part of Asia it used to be no longer until eventually 1500 later that Asia skilled the total effect of Jesus? individual and educating. Western missionaries, the first transmitters of Christianity, left at the back of a Western realizing of Jesus. this present day, Asians are searching for the face of the unique Jesus?his Asian face. For them, all understandings of Jesus come up out of specific contextual wishes. Enriching the Western knowing of Jesus they hire new interpretive assets and their very own cultural symbols and idea styles as they meet Jesus anew and make feel of his message for his or her personal time and position. members contain: Ovey N. Mohammed, Seiichi Yagi, Aloysius Pieris, Stanley J. Samartha, Michael Amaladoss, C.S. tune, Kosuke Koyama, Michael Rodrigo, Chung Hyun Kyung, and Sebastian Kappen. R.S. Sugirtharajah, a Sri Lankan theologian and lecturer, is Professor of Biblical Hermeneutics on the college of Birmingham, England. sooner than his present appointment, he was once Senior Lecturer in 3rd global Theologies at Selly Oak faculties, Birmingham. His different books contain The Post-Colonial Biblical Reader and Voices from the Margin: reading the Bible within the 3rd World.

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