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Author Brinkman, M. E., 1950-

Uniform Title Niet-Westerse Jezus. English
Title The non-western Jesus [electronic resource] : Jesus as bodhisattva, avatara, guru, prophet, ancestor, or healer / Martien E. Brinkman ; translated by Henry and Lucy Jansen.

Imprint London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox, 2009.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 338 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-322) and indexes.
Contents Where is Jesus at home? -- The cultural embedding of the Gospel -- Must Jesus always remain Greek? -- The remembered Jesus -- Who decides? -- Something new about Jesus? -- Double transformation -- Methodology -- No transmission without solidarity -- Inculturation : between confirmation and denial -- How do they help us? -- The Asian religious context -- Sources of Asian theology -- The Bible and other Asian holy books (Samartha) -- From Israel to Asia : a theological leap (song) -- Overwhelming poverty as a theological source (pieris) -- The unique nature of Asian theology -- The critical Asian principle -- Asian theology in the whole of world Christianity -- The interwovenness of the divine and the human -- The Chinese Jesus -- The Chinese context -- The image of Jesus among the first Christians in China -- Mediation in Confucianism -- Mediation in Taoism -- Mediation in Chinese Buddhism -- The current theological state of affairs in China -- Jesus as Bodhisattva -- Jesus in a Buddhist context -- A historical comparison -- A contemporary comparison -- An external mediator of salvation? -- The freedom of the Bodhisattvas and of Jesus -- How personal is the relationship? -- The nature of the mediation -- Double transformation -- The Japanese and Korean Jesus -- The Japanese Jesus -- The attitude of Japanese Christians towards the state -- The Kakure Christians -- A Jesus for the Japanese -- The pain of God -- Endo's Japanese theology -- In dialogue with Buddhism -- The Korean Jesus -- The Confucian veneration of ancestors -- The shamanistic veneration of ancestors -- Theological implications -- Minjung theology -- Yin and Yang -- Karl Barth and Asian theology -- The Indian Jesus -- Historical encounters -- The Thomas Christians in India -- Hindu voices on Jesus -- The di-unity of Jesus and God -- Examples of reflection on Jesus -- Raimundo Panikkar's cosmotheandrism -- Stanley Samartha's unbound Christ -- Jesus as Avatara and Guru -- Jesus as Avatara -- Jesus as Guru -- The Indonesian Jesus -- The Indonesian religious context -- The political-cultural context -- Tawhid and Jesus divine sonship -- Indonesian images of Jesus -- Two approaches -- The dialogue approach -- The contextual approach -- Contextual theology as interreligious dialogue -- Further Indonesian interpretations of Jesus -- The Agama Jawa -- A Javaanse crucifix -- Yesus Sang Guru -- Jesus as the Javanese prophet -- The African Jesus -- The African religious context -- Missions in Africa -- Characteristics of African theology -- The relationship with the Supreme God -- The new African theology -- The cross and suffering in Africa -- African images of Jesus -- Jesus as ancestor -- Jesus as healer -- Methodical conclusions -- Too western -- Double transformation as liminality -- The nature of the mediation -- Substantial conclusions -- Jesus as Bodhisattva -- Jesus as Avatara -- Jesus as Guru -- Jesus as Prophet -- Jesus as Ancestor -- Jesus as Healer -- Was Jesus already in Asia and Africa before the missionaries came?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781845533977 (hb)
9781845533984 (pbk.)

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