Urban Christian Spirituality

East Asian and Nordic Perspectives

Knut Alfsvag (Redaktør) ; Thor Strandenaes (Redaktør)

This book explores some of the challenges presented to church and mission from the contemporary culture of globalization and how this affects Christian spirituality in various ways. The attention is primarily focused on contemporary East Asian urban life, but from the assumption that this may not be all that different from what is experienced in urban contexts in other parts of the world. Les mer
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This book explores some of the challenges presented to church and mission from the contemporary culture of globalization and how this affects Christian spirituality in various ways. The attention is primarily focused on contemporary East Asian urban life, but from the assumption that this may not be all that different from what is experienced in urban contexts in other parts of the world. The authors all share an affiliation with institutions related to the Norwegian Mission Society and its work in East Asia.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Contents: Thor Strandenaes: Constructing Christian Spirituality in the City - Ekman Pui Chuen Tam: Christian Spirituality for People in the Metropolitan City: A Concern with Rapid Urbanization in Mainland China - Shujiro Sumikawa: Christ the City and the Way of Tea - Bard Maeland: Escape and experiment: Perspectives on urban spirituality - Knut Alfsvag: The spirituality of sin - Kari Storstein Haug: Cultural Affirmation or Innovation? Christian Spirituality in Its Thai Cultural Context - Thor Strandenaes: Folk Religious Spirituality in Hong Kong: Its Relational and Utilitarian Aspects - a Challenge for the Christian Church - Lap Yan Kung: Leisure: Work, Freedom and Spirituality - Jochen Teuffel: On Vocation for Single Female Christians in Hong Kong - Immanuel Scharrer: Foreigners in the city and Christian Spirituality caring for them. The situation in the cities of Taiwan with special interest on migrant workers in Tao Yuan County - Thomas Yu: Chinese Filial Piety against the Impact of Post-modernity: A Christian Confucian Re-vision.

Om forfatteren

Knut Alfsvag is a professor of systematic theology at the School of Mission and Theology at Stavanger (Norway). Formerly, he was a missionary to Japan.
Thor Strandenaes is a professor emeritus of missiology at the School of Mission and Theology at Stavanger (Norway). Formerly, he was a missionary to Hong Kong.