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Jesus in Asia

R. S. Sugirtharajah

Jesus in Asia

by R. S. Sugirtharajah

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oriental interpretations,
  • Hindu interpretations,
  • Humanity

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    Reconstructions of Jesus occurred in Asia long before the Western search for the historical Jesus began in earnest. Asians remade Jesus at times appreciatively and at other times critically. R.S. Sugirtharajah situates the historical Jesus beyond the narrow confines of the West and offers an eye-opening chapter in the story of global Christianity.--

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-303) and index.

    StatementR.S. Sugirtharajah
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT304.94 .S84 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 311 pages
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26959089M
    ISBN 100674051130
    ISBN 109780674051133
    LC Control Number2017033253
    OCLC/WorldCa1002826472

      The New Testament has a Black Hole from the ages 12 to 30 of Jesus' life. In the world of film we call that sort of omission a "jump cut." In Fundamentalism, they call it a part of Jesus' life that God doesn't think you need to know about, or God would have made sure it was included in the : Paul Davids. Reconstructions of Jesus occurred in Asia long before the Western search for the historical Jesus began in earnest. This enterprise sprang up in seventh-century China and seventeenth-century India, encouraged by the patronage and openness of the Chinese and Indian imperial courts. While the Western quest was largely a Protestant preoccupation.

    It is known that there were other churches in Asia Minor at the time John wrote. 1 Some of them are mentioned elsewhere in Scripture: There were other churches in Asia at the close of the first century. The NT itself refers to congregations at Troas (Acts Acts ), Colosse (Col. Col. ), and Hierapolis (Col. Col. ). How Asia remade Jesus: A new book presents intriguing insights into the story of global Christianity World Manik Sharma IST During the age of European colonialism, Jesus was first seen by many Asians as a tribal god of the firangis, .

    The immediate audience for the Revelation recorded by John is “the seven churches which are in Asia” (Rev. Rev. +, Rev. +). Asia is not the Asia of our day which is the world’s largest continent stretching from the Pacific Ocean on its eastern border to the Ural Mountains in the west. At the time of John, the region refers to the peninsula know as Asia Minor. E-book Downloads. Feel free to download the full length books below written by K.P. Yohannan and his wife Gisela. In addition, you can also download K.P. Yohannan's Journey With Jesus Series booklets. Once downloaded, you can read the books on your computer, or take them with you to read on your mobile device or tablet.


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Reconstructions of Jesus occurred in Asia long before the Western search for the historical Jesus began in earnest. Asians remade Jesus at times appreciatively and at other times critically.

Sugirtharajah situates the historical Jesus beyond the narrow confines of the West and offers an eye-opening chapter in the story of global Christianity. In his book Jesus in Asia, R.S. Sugirtharajah explains how this came to the help of key texts from thinkers in India, China, Korea and Japan, Sugirtharajah discusses how Jesus took on.

Jesus is a protagonist of the stories of transformation of thought and practice of the religion in Asia. In his book Jesus in Asia, RS Sugirtharajah explains how these metamorphoses came to be. With the help of key texts from several thinkers in India, China, Korea and Japan, Sugirtharajah discusses how Jesus took on several attributes that.

Books. Below you will find books written by both K.P. Yohannan and his wife Gisela. These writings come with insight from walking with Jesus for many years and serving Him on the mission field.

As you read these books, you will be encouraged by powerful stories and also challenged to walk closer with Jesus. In Islam, ʿĪsā ibn Maryam (Arabic: عِيسَى ٱبْنُ مَرْيَمَ ‎, lit. 'Jesus, son of Mary'), or Jesus, is the penultimate prophet and messenger of God and the Messiah, sent to guide the Children of Israel with a new revelation: Injīl (Arabic for "the gospel").

As in the Christian New Testament, the Quran (the central religious text of Islam) describes Jesus as the Messiah Born: c. 4 BC, Bethlehem, Judea, Roman Empire. Question: "What was Jesus’ message to the church in Ephesus in Revelation?" Answer: Revelation 2 begins a series of brief letters to seven churches that existed during the apostle John’s time in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey).

Each of these messages includes information apropos to each church, and from these messages we can draw lessons. What the attempts share is the assumption that Jesus was a Middle Eastern figure. In Jesus in Asia, R.S.

Sugirtharajah – emeritus professor of biblical theology at the University of Birmingham – opens up Jesus to an Asian outlook. He is not the first to do so, but his book will constitute a revelation for most Christian readers. Apollonius of Tyana (Ancient Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος ὁ Τυανεύς; c.

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This book has been written by R. Sugirtharajah, who has written books like Jesus in Asia,Jesus in Asia,The Bible and Empire: Postcolonial Explorations,Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical books are written in Christianity,Political Ideologies,Literary Theory, History & Criticism category.

This book is read by people who are interested in reading books in category /5(). Question: "What was Jesus’ message to the church in Sardis in Revelation?" Answer: Revelation 2 begins a series of brief letters to seven churches in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey) that existed during the apostle John’s time.

Each of these messages includes specific information for each church, and there are lessons in each letter for believers today. The book’s claim that Jesus was reconceived in Asia concurrently to—and largely independently of—the Western search for the historical Jesus is more clarifying than illuminating; no cohesive.

This book sharply contests the historical quest of Jesus in the West, and is remarkable in its broad historical and cultural reach—an invaluable recovery of Asian representations of Jesus.

” —Kwok Pui-lan, author of Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology “ Jesus in Asia is an extraordinary gift. With great erudition. Reconstructions of Jesus occurred in Asia long before the Western search for the historical Jesus began in earnest.

This enterprise sprang up in seventh-century China and seventeenth-century India, encouraged by the patronage and openness of the Chinese and Indian imperial courts.

While the Western quest was largely a Protestant preoccupation, in Asia the search was. This book is a link in the patchwork of traditions and ideas. I can't tell how much of it is real and how much he made up. I had the same problem with Alex Haley's 'Roots'. The unknown life of Jesus Christ sheds no light on its title, but it was an interesting journey nevertheless.

Dan /5(). Map of Asia Minor in the Roman Empire Map of Asia Minor and the adjacent Mediterranean lands in Roman times. Asia was a term which in the books of the Maccabees actually means Asia Minor, which Antioch III (the Great) had to give up to the Roman province of Asia Proconsularis (formed after B.C.), which embraced the regions of Mysia, Lydia, Caria, and Phrygia (see.

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