Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity
One of the most powerful forces in the twenty-first century is the increasing phenomenon of globalization. In nearly every realm of human activity, traditional boundaries are disappearing and people worldwide are more interconnected than ever. Christianity has also become more aware of global realities and the important role of the church in non-Western countries. Church l...more
Paperback, 382 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Baker Academic
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Whenever you have a book with each chapter a contribution of a different author it is hard to give an overall summary of the book. Each author weighs in with a particular expertise. The theme that holds it all together is the late Paul Hiebert's emphasis on indigenous churches being self-theologizing--developing a biblical theology within the terms of the indigenous culture. The book is an outstanding resource for missiologists and particularly timely as the balance of Christianity moves from th...more