Responses to Missions: Appropriations, Revisions, and Rejections
Annual Meeting of Yale-Edinburgh Group
on the History of the Missionary Movement and World Christianity
University of Edinburgh, 23-25 June 2016
Deadline: 7 March 2016
For more information, see the official 2016 meeting page.
Last week, I was giving a paper at a theological conference and was surprised that I was the only theologian who was presenting on something that was ‘non-Western’, if you will. That is, with the exception of the Black postcolonial theologian who gave one of the plenary sessions, in which a large majority of the audience was visibly not interested.
The more I think about it, the more I recognise that to do theology as a scholar of ‘World Christianity’, you often have to think outside of the box. Take for instance a paper I published last year on the doctrine of sin in East Asia (I’m told, BTW, that for a limited time, it is available for download for free from the publisher here).1 Continue reading “Re-envisioning Theology in New Contexts”