Tag: Contextualization

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6 Approaches to Contextualization in China

We know contextualization is important, but not everyone comes at it in the same way.

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Training Cross-Cultural Workers to Cross Honor-Shame Cultures

How might Christians from one honor-shame culture effectively serve cross-culturally in another honor-shame culture?

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Honor and Shame in Paul’s Message and Mission

A Book Review

Learning to read the book of Romans with a broader cultural lens. 

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Seeing the Gospel from Zhuangzi’s Worldview

Could Zhuangzi have something to teach us about the gospel?

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Important Themes in Zhuangzi’s Teachings

How Buddhist teachings resonated with China's cultural identity making way for its spread. 

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Reconsidering Traditional Teachings in Difficult Times

Could the entrance of Buddhism into China offer cultural insights on how to share the message of Christ in China today?

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The Challenge of Contextualization

Another Perspective

In an atmosphere of increased social tightening, some younger Christians are asking whether some current expressions of the church might actually stand in the way of an effectively contextualized message that resonates with today’s urban Chinese.

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Contextualization—A Necessity, Not an Option

If we wish to participate cross-culturally in God’s work of transformation, then we must allow the specific context of our host culture to determine the kinds of contributions we make.

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More Help in Understanding Contextualization

More on a new resource about contextualization, honor, and shame from Jackson Wu.

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Contextualization—a Training Tool

A new resource on contextualization, honor, and shame from Jackson Wu.