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Asia looks at Western Christianity.

Thomas Ohm

Asia looks at Western Christianity.

by Thomas Ohm

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Published by Herder in Freiburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • Missions -- Asia

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[English translation by Irene Marinoff.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination251 p.
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23315628M

      Ken Joseph Jr. is author of a recently published book called "Japan: The Nation of the Cross" which explains the Christian history of Japan and Asia. In Joseph's parents were some of the thousands who answered Gen. Douglas MacArthur's call for missionaries to go to Japan to help it recover from World War II. In the Christian Greek Scriptures and in this article, “Asia” refers to the Roman province that occupied the western part of Asia Minor, not to the continent of Asia. The historian Eusebius ( C.E.) states that some time before 66 C.E., the “apostles, in constant danger from .

      "Leading off an impressive new Blackwell series on global Christianity, Christianities in Asia is a rich collection of essays on various regions by top-ranked names in the field." (The Christian Century, 7 October ) "This is a fascinating book, which corrects our Eurocentric under - stand ing of the earliest Church and. Christianity in Asia has its roots in the very inception of Christianity, which originated in the western part of the Asian continent in the area of the Levant, at the beginning of the 1st millennium AD. According to tradition, the Christian movement was started by Jesus Christ, and then spread through the missionary work of his Apostles. Christianity first expanded in the Levant, taking roots.

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Christianity: Asia Since the s, the study of Christianity in Asia has been transformed by new approaches in which the scholarly perspective has become less Eurocentric and more Asian. Source for information on Christianity: Asia: New Dictionary of the History of Ideas dictionary.


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