Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Being Church in the Midst of Pagodas

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

A Theology of “Embrace” in Myanmar

image of Mission Studies

AbstractThe Protestant Christian existence in Myanmar can be characterized by three significant phases: the first phase led by foreign missionaries; the second led by foreign missionary-trained local pastors; and the current third phase in which the local Christian churches need to be theologically and missiologically rooted. Despite its two hundred years of existence in the nation (since Adoniram Judson’s mission in 1813), Christianity remains alienated in society, primarily because of Christians’ exclusion from the national religion, Buddhism. Taking the third phase as a major concern for a theology of mission in the twenty-first century in Myanmar’s pluralistic context, where the churches exist in the midst of the Buddhist pagodas, I will propose a theology of embrace as a missiological response to the problem of exclusion.

Affiliations: 1: Union Theological SeminaryRichmond, VirginiaUSAdavidmoe83@gmail.com

10.1163/15733831-12341307
/content/journals/10.1163/15733831-12341307
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
10
5
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/15733831-12341307
Loading

Data & Media loading...

1. Ariarajah Wesley The Bible and People of Other Faiths 1985 Geneva WCC
2. Ariarajah Wesley Crusz Robert "“Wider Ecumenism: Some Theological Perspectives”" Encounter with the World: Essays in Honor of Aloysius Pieris’s 70th Birthday 2004 Colombo The Ecumenical Institute for Study and Dialogue 3 10
3. Bodhi Bhikku In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon 2005 Boston, MA Wisdom Publications
4. Braaten Carl , Jenson Robert Union with Christ: The New Finnish Interpretation of Luther 1988 Grand Rapids, MI William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
5. Braun Willi Feasting and Social Rhetoric in Luke 14 1995 Cambridge Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511520303
6. Brian Stanley The History of Baptist Missionary Society (1792–1992) 1992 Edinburgh T&T Clark
7. Brown David The State and Ethnic Politics in Southeast Asia 1994 London Rouledge Press http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203209097
8. Brown R. Grant Burma as I Saw It: 1889–1917 1926 London Methuen
9. Chung Paul S. Martin Luther and Buddhism, Aesthetics of Suffering 2008 second edition Eugene, OR Pickwick Publications
10. Chung Paul S. Constructing Irregular Theology: Bamboo and Minjung in East Asia Perspective 2009 Leiden Brill http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/ej.9789004174177.i-226
11. Conze Edward Buddhist Scriptures 1959 Baltimore, MD Penguin Books
12. Cousar Charles B. A Theology of the Cross: The Death of Jesus in the Pauline Letters 1990 Minneapolis, MN Augsburg Publishing House
13. Eliade Mircea Mairet Philip Images and Symbols: Studies in Religious Symbols 1952 New York, NY Sheed & Ward
14. En Simon Pau Khan "“Nat-Worship: A Paradigm for Doing Ecumenical Theology in Myanmar”" Asia Journal of Theology 1994 Vol VIII 1 42 53
15. England John C. "“The Earliest Christian Communities in Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia”" Asia Journal of Theology 1990 Vol IV 1 174 185
16. Esler Philip F. Community and Gospel in Luke-Acts: The Social and Political Motivation in Lukan Theology 1987 Cambridge Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511554933
17. Forestell Terrence J. The Word of the Cross: Salvation as Revelation in the Fourth Gospel 1974 Rome Biblical Institute Press
18. Franfield C.E.B. The Gospel According to Saint Mark 1959 Cambridge Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511554902
19. Godet F. Shalders E.W. , Cusin M.D. A Commentary on the Gospel of St. Luke 1894 New York Funk & Wagnalls
20. Gove Philip B, Webster’s New Dictionary of Synonyms: A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms with Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words 1984 Springfield: MA Merriam-Webster
21. Gowler David B. Host, Guest, Enemy and Friend: Portraits of the Pharisees in Luke and Acts 1991 New York Peter Lang
22. Hollenweger Walter "“The Ecumenical Significance of Oral Christianity”" The Ecumenical Review 1989 Vol XXXXI 2 259 265 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1758-6623.1989.tb02576.x
23. John Milbank Theology and Social Theory: Beyond Secular Reason 1990 Oxford Blackwell
24. Kelly Geoffrey B. Karl Rahner: Theologian of the Graced Search for Meaning 1992 Minneapolis, MN Fortress Press
25. Knowles James D. Memoir of Mrs. Ann H. Judson, Late Missionary to Burmah 1831 Boston, MA Lincoln & Edmunds
26. Koyama Kosuke Water Buffalo Theology 1999 Maryknoll, NY Orbis Books
27. Koyama Kosuke Pilgrim or Tourist: 50 Short Meditations 1974 Singapore Christian Conference of Asia
28. Kung Lap Yang "“Love Your Enemies: A Theology for Aliens in Their Native Land: The Chins in Myanmar”" Studies in World Christianity 2009 Vol XV 1 81 99 http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/E1354990109000367
29. Lee Jung Young The Trinity in an Asian Perspective 1996 Nashville, TN Abingdon Press
30. Ling Samuel Ngun Theological Themes for Our Times 2007 Yangon Baptist Printing Press
31. Long Steven D. The Goodness of God: Theology, The Church and Social Order 2001 Grand Rapids, MI Brazos Press
32. Magnus Richard Nai-Chiu Poon Michael "“The Christian Role in a Pluralistic Society”" Pilgrims and Citizens: Christian Social Engagement in Asia 2006 Singapore Australasian Theological Forum 169 178
33. Mang Pum Za "“Separation of Church and State: A Case Study of Myanmar (Burma)”" Asia Journal of Theology 2011 Vol XXV 1 42 58
34. McLeish Alexander Christian Progress in Burma 1929 London World Dominion Press
35. Moltmann Jürgen The Crucified God: The Cross of Christ as the Foundation and Criticism of Christian Theology 1993 Minneapolis, MN Fortress Press
36. Moltmann Jürgen Ethics of Hope 2012 Minneapolis, MN Fortress Press
37. Moltmann Jürgen Chung Paul S. , Karkkainen Veli-Matti , Kyoung-Jae Kim "“ MinjungTheology for the Ruling Classes”" Asian Contextual Theology for the Third Millennium: Theology of Minjung in Fourth-Eye Formation 2007 Eugene, OR Wipf and Stock Publishers
38. Mu Ahn Byung Bock Kim Yong "“Jesus and the Ochlos-Minjungin the Gospel of Mark”" Minjung Theology: People as the Subjects of History 1983 Maryknoll, NY Orbis Books 138 152
39. Muck Terry , Adeney Frances S. Christianity Encountering World Religions: The Practice of Mission in the Twenty-first Century 2009 Grand Rapids, MI Baker Academic
40. Phan Peter C. Being Religious Interreligiously: Asian Perspective on Interfaith Dialogue 2004 Maryknoll, NY Orbis Books
41. Pieris Aloysius Moltmann Jürgen , Küng Hans "“Buddhism as a Challenge for Christians”" Christianity Among World Religions 1986 Edinburgh T&T Clark 60 66
42. Pieris Aloysius Hick John , Knitter Paul F. "“The Buddha and the Christ: Mediators of Liberation”" The Myth of Christian Uniqueness: Toward A Pluralistic Theology of Religions 1987 Maryknoll, NY Orbis Books 162 177
43. Pieris Aloysius An Asian Theology of Liberation 1988 Maryknoll, NY Orbis Books
44. Song C.S. Jesus, The Crucified People 1996 Minneapolis, MN Fortress Press
45. Song C.S. Third-Eye Theology: Theology in Formation in Asian Settings 1979 Maryknoll, NY Orbis Books
46. Spiro Melford E. Buddhism and Society, A Great Tradition and Its Burmese Vicissitudes 1982 Berkeley, CA University of California Press
47. Steinberg David I. Burma. The State of Myanmar 2001 Washington, DC Georgetown University Press
48. Steven H.C. The Hill Peoples of Burma 1944 New York Long, Green & Company Burma Pamphlets, no. 6
49. Volf Miroslav Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness and Reconciliation 1996 Nashville, TN Abingdon Press
50. Williams Paul Mahayana Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations 1989 London, NY Routledge
51. Willimon William Acts – Interpretation 1988 Atlanta, GA John Knox Press
http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/15733831-12341307
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/15733831-12341307
2014-02-26
2017-09-19

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Mission Studies — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation