Tag: Theology

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Webinar Recording: Christian Theology in a Chinese Idiom

The recording of our recent lecture is now available along with additional resources.

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When Your Friends Speak Another Language

A New Resource from China Academic Consortium

An Exploration of Christian Theology by Dr. Don Thorsen has been translated into Chinese and is now available.

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Theology in a Chinese Idiom

A Webinar on Reshaping the Conversation

Join us for a discussion of theology as an "idiomatic activity," expressing Christian thought in ways that are natural to a cultural native, looking specifically at key cultural material in Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism.

Webinars

Christian Theology in a Chinese Idiom

A Webinar on Reshaping the Conversation

The Christian theological conversation spans two millennia. Recently, however, more and more scholars have begun to recognize that, in the words of Andrew Walls, "the theological agenda is cultural induced; and the cross-cultural diffusion of Christian faith invariably makes creative theological activity a necessity." What does that look like in practice? Doesn't that lead to syncretism? Can't we just teach a pure gospel?

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A Dictionary for Learning Theological Chinese

Mandarin students spend years learning the basics of daily language and only scratch the surface when it comes to spiritual and theological vocabulary. Here's a resource to help.

Chinese Church Voices

A Book for Dads and Their Children

Daddy, where does God live? Does He have a very big house?

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3 Questions: Migration and Public Theology in China

A conversation with sociologist and author Li Ma.

CSQ Article

Might Christians and Confucians Actually Agree about Human Nature?

Theological Contextualization in China

For centuries, both Christianity and Confucianism have each sought to reconcile two families of ideas within their belief systems. The author suggests that these two ideologies may have a great deal in common.

ChinaSource Perspective

Contextualization Mediates History and Meaning

Further Reflections

As Wendel Sun writes in this issue of ChinaSource Quarterly, most Christians serving cross-culturally have a strong desire to faithfully and meaningfully communicate the gospel. To accurately convey the truth of the gospel in terms that are understandable in the target culture, one needs a deep understanding both of Scripture and of the culture in […]

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“One Gospel for All Nations”

A Book Review

Jackson Wu does not write about contextualization so much as he answers the question, “Practically, how do we contextualize the gospel?”