Theology in Global Context

This course explores the methods, trends, and the development of global theology, with specific attention to ways in which local culture, philosophies, politics and religion impact theological development. The course will utilize a biblically derived hermeneutic to interpret both the biblical text and local contexts. This hermeneutic will also be used to analyze contemporary global theological trends. 

Important Books

    • Greenman and Green (Eds.) – Global Theology in Evangelical Perspective: Exploring the Contextual Nature of Theology and Mission
    • Dryness & Kärkkäinen (Eds.) – Global Dictionary of Theology
    • Lesslie Newbigin – Foolishness to the Greeks: The Gospel and Western Culture
    • Mark A. NollThe New Shape of World Christianity: How American Experience Reflects Global Faith.
    • Amos Yong – The Future of Evangelical Theology: Soundings from the Asian American Diaspora



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