Constructing Local Theologies

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Orbis Books, 1985 - Religion - 178 pages
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Classic work shows how different cultures share the one Gospel of Jesus Christ. The contextual model of local theology concentrates on the real problems and concerns of real people, in their faith and larger communities. Local theologies are more accurately understood as the local Christian community theologizing. This book provides a thoughtful perspective for those engaged in small Christian communities worldwide.

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Dr. Schreiter takes the interplay of culture and theology seriously and offers thought-provoking and hopeful analysis of how the Christian faith may be inculturated into various contexts. Read full review

Contents

WHAT IS LOCAL THEOLOGY?
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MAPPING A LOCAL THEOLOGY
22
THE STUDY OF CULTURE
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Robert J. Schreiter, C.PP.S., is the Bernardin Center Vatican II Professor of Theology at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.

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