By Atsuyoshi Fujiwara
"A precious examine of the relation of Christianity and tradition, of especial significance to eastern Christians, yet with relevance for all eager about challenge and ministry in post-Christian contexts."
Professor of Theology, Ministry and schooling, and
Head of the heart for Theology, faith, and tradition, King's College
"Readers of this ideal booklet will locate it to be a masterly advisor to the complexities of jap responses to Western Christian missionary endeavors in contexts of jap nationalism/cosmopolitanism/imperialism and the tragedy of defeat. An acute dialogue of Niebuhr, Yoder, and Hauerwas is complemented by way of research of the theologies of Kazoh Kitamori, Yasuo Furuya, and Hideo Ohki . . . to generate a potential theology of tradition for Japan and applicable church structures."
Professor Emerita of Divinity, collage of Durham
Honorary Professor of Divinity, collage of St. Andrews
"The impact of the theologies of John Howard Yoder and Stanley Hauerwas now spans the globe. Fujiwara has proven, during this major paintings, that any considerate deliberations concerning Christianity and culture--including a tradition as assorted from the united states as Japan--should contain a major attention of the concept of Yoder and Hauerwas."
--Mark Thiessen Nation
Professor of Theology, japanese Mennonite Seminary
"Fujiwara . . . bargains his believer's church theology, established upon his serious examine of the theology of H. Richard Niebuhr, John Howard Yoder, and Stanley Hauerwas, to judge severely 3 levels of the historical past of Christianity within the context of jap tradition: the increase and improvement of Roman Catholic venture and church throughout the feudal 16-17th centuries, the increase and improvement of the Protestant project and church from the outlet of Japan (1860s) to the start of WWII (1945), and postwar Christianity (1945-1985)."
Author of The conflict of Civilizations: An Intrusive Gospel in eastern Civilization (1999, 2005)
Atsuyoshi Fujiwara is Professor of Theology at Seigakuin college normal examine Institute in Japan. He has additionally taught at Tokyo Christian collage, Aoyama Gakuin collage, and Keio University.
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