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Beyond the Impasse: Toward a Pneumatological Theology of Religions

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From the outset, cultures and neighboring faith traditions have influenced the development of Christian theology. This process continues even today, as Christians in the West are encountering a whole host of other believers, including Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhists. As people of all faiths come together, Christians have begun asking some important questions: How does Chris ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by Baker Academic (first published 2003)
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Connor Felty
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Intense theological read with good insights and heavy usage of technical language.
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Oct 25, 2016 Ben Talbot rated it liked it
Yong’s work adds a powerful and fresh voice to our global Christian conversation on religions. His thesis and the persuasive biblical, historical and theological support behind it are a pioneering work, much of the development of a Pneumatological theologia religionum remained previously untapped. With Beyond The Impasse Yong has begun to illuminate the way for other theologians and thinkers to continue expanding and exploring this Pneumatological theology of religion.

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If you're not pentecostal, and want to keep your prejudices regarding pentecostalism intact, then I advise you not to read this book.
Amos Yong is one of the leading pentecostal theologians of our time, with an impressive academic output (a nightmare for those who want to study his thought, for he writes faster than one can read).
In this work, he lays the groundwork for a pneumatological theology of religions.
This work is not only for pentecostals (or evangelicals), but all involved in theology
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Amos Yong is the J. Rodman Williams Professor of Theology and Director of the Ph.D. in Renewal Studies program at Regent University Divinity School in Virginia Beach, VA. He is the Co-editor of Pneuma, the journal of the Society of Pentecostal Studies.

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