Toward a theology of inculturation by Aylward Shorter

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines.,
  • Catholic Church -- Missions.,
  • Catholic Church -- Relations.,
  • Christianity and culture.,
  • Missions -- Theory.

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StatementAylward Shorter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR115.C8 S55 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 291 p. ;
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2040450M
ISBN 100883445360
LC Control Number88017030

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'Toward a Theology of Inculturation' is the first book to bring together the many strands of current and historical Catholic thought on what might be called a theology of a multicultural church. Inculturation, Shorter argues, is the recognition that faith must in effect become culture to be fully received and by: 'Inculturation' is a word come only recently into theological language, having its origin and impetus in a revolution in the perception of Christian mission--even of Christian identity.

'Toward a Theology of Inculturation' is the first book to bring together the many strands of current and historical Catholic thought on what might be called a theology of a multicultural church. Toward A Theology Of Inculturation book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previously published: Orbis Books, Description: xii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Understanding the terms --Evolution of the church's understanding of culture --Culture and religion --Cultural change --The Christian term of inculturation --Christology and inculturation --Inculturation and salvation --Inculturation in the Old.

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'Toward a Theology of Inculturation' is the first book to bring together the many strands of current and historical Catholic thought on what might be called a theology of a multicultural church. Inculturation, Shorter argues, is the recognition that faith must in effect become culture to be fully received and lived.

Aylward Shorter is the author of Toward A Theology Of Inculturation ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Church in the African Cit /5.

'Toward a Theology of Inculturation' is the first book to bring together the many strands of current and historical Catholic thought on what might be called a theology of a multicultural church. Inculturation, Shorter argues, is the recognition that faith must in effect become culture to be fully received and : Aylward Shorter.

“This book would be a valuable resource for those teaching on issues of social justice, migration, gender, and contextual theology. Not only does it add to important literature emerging on theology and migration, but it is also one of the first to specifically work toward a systematic articulation of a theology of migration.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Evolution of the Churchs Understanding of Culture. INCULTURATION, THEOLOGY OF The term "inculturation," as applied to Christianity, denotes the presentation and re-expression of the Gospel in forms and terms proper to a culture.

It results in the creative reinterpretation of both, without being unfaithful to either. Evangelization respects culture as part of the human phenomenon and as a human right. 'Toward a Theology of Inculturation' is the first book to bring together the many strands of current and historical Catholic thought on what might be called a theology of a multicultural church.

Inculturation, Shorter argues, is the recognition that faith must in effect become culture to be fully received and lived.5/5(2). 'Toward a Theology of Inculturation' is the first book to bring together the many strands of current and historical Catholic thought on what might be called a theology of a multicultural church.

Inculturation, Shorter argues, is the recognition that faith must in effect become culture to be fully received and : $ As an aspiring ethnodoxologist, this is absolutely a must-read. This is a fantastic book that looks not only at the need for inculturation, but also at the history of inculturation.

It is written from a catholic perspective, and the history focuses on that branch of Christianity.5/5. In Christianity, inculturation is the adaptation of the way Church teachings are presented to other, mostly non-Christian, cultures and, in turn, the influence of those cultures on the evolution of these teachings.

This is a term that is generally used by Catholics, the World Council of Churches and some Protestants; other Protestants prefer to use the term "contextual theology".

Author of Prayer in the religious traditions of Africa, Toward a theology of inculturation, The Shorter family, Revelation and its interpretation, The church in the African city, Nyungu-ya-Mawe, African Christian theology, African culture and the Christian churchWritten works: New religious movements in Africa.

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Toward a Theology of Inculturation by Aylward Shorter,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Toward a Theology of Inculturation: Aylward Shorter: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(7). "This book would be a valuable resource for thoseteaching on issues of social justice, migration, gender, and contextualtheology.

Not only does it add to important literature emerging on theology andmigration, but it is also one of the first to specifically work toward asystematic articulation of a theology of migration.

To get a good grasp of the new light shed on the theology of mission by the idea SHORTER, Aylward, Toward a Theology of Inculturation, Maryknoll, New York, Orbis Books, Editor,p. In spite of the way it is presented on the title-page, this book was not authored by A. Lemonnyer; it is his translation of a work by the great.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Toward a Theology of Inculturation (Paperback) at nd: Aylward Shorter. INCULTURATION AND CULTURAL SYSTEMS (Parti) on inculturation, I shall clarify my use of the term in its basic sense, Shorter (Toward a Theology 10) traces the term t o J Masson,SJ.

wh used it n "L'Eglise ouverte sur le monde," Nouvelle Revue Théolgique 84 ()at File Size: 1MB. The theology of inculturation and th e African church Sussy Gumo Kurgat Department of Religion, Theology and Philoso phy, Maseno University, P.O BoxMaseno, : Sussy Gumo.

Towards Inculturation: A Theological, Pastoral and Educational Appraisal of Traditional Ga Child “Outdooring” and “Naming” Rites. By Matthias Amuzu A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the University of St.

Michael’s College and the Pastoral Department of Author: Matthias Amuzu. Following a brief discussion of inculturation in moral theology, the article appeals to the work of Bénézet Bujo, a pioneer in fundamen-tal African Catholic moral theology, and Richard McCormick to shed light on the theology of inculturation today.

The article closes with. iv, pages ; 21 cm This handbook surveys the history of inculturation and describes its essential methods and attitudes. Discusses the impact of inculturation in four areas of theology--revelation, grace, Christology and exxlesiology, presenting Africa and liberation theology in Latin America as two case studiesPages: "Dr.

Cruz's book presents a thorough and articulate theology of migration by drawing from Catholic social teaching and religious experience and practices of migrants, especially migrant women. Based on many years of research, the book provides new lenses to look 5/5(2).

Pedro Arrupe, S.J., “Letter to the Whole Society on Inculturation” Aixala Vol. 3 (): as quoted in Shorter, Toward a Theology of Inculturation, Google Scholar Author: Gemma Tulud Cruz. Read this book on Questia. Toward an African Christianity: Inculturation Applied by Eugene Hillman, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Toward an African Christianity: Inculturation Applied ().

The standard explanation for the meaning of inculturation is from the REDEMPTORIS MISSIO: Incarnating the Gospel in Peoples' Culture As she carries out missionary activity among the nations, the Church encounters different cultures and becomes involved in the process of inculturation.

The need for such involvement has marked the Church's pilgrimage throughout her history. Three other important works dealing with “inculturation” or contextual theology appeared in the late s and early s. British missionary and anthropologist Aylward Shorter published Toward a Theology of Inculturation in37 in which he traced the history and basic principles of doing theology contextually.

Before and after this Author: Stephen B. Bevans. Two major strands of theology have developed in Africa—inculturation and liberation—each in response to different needs.

Emmanuel Martey's African Theology provides a clear, scholarly examination of these two basic approaches, solidly based on Martey's understanding of contemporary theology and his firsthand knowledge of : Emmanuel Martey. This paper investigated the theology of inculturation and the African Church.

Specifically, the study set to examined the demand and relevance of inculturation for cultural development, assess inculturation message to Africa, determine the role of Small Christian Communities and examine the impact of inculturation in African Church.

African Theology in Images by Martin Ott. This is a revised and updated edition of the comprehensive study of the role of art in the process of inculturation in Africa, first issued in The study is a substantial contribution toward a theology of inculcation in Africa, and enriches the debate on indigenous African and Christian artistic.

INTERNATIONAL THEOLOGICAL COMMISSION. FAITH AND INCULTURATION () INTRODUCTION. The International Theological Commission has had, on several occasions, the opportunity to reflect on the relationship between faith and culture. 1 In it spoke directly on the inculturation of faith in its study on the mystery of the Church, which it produced with a view to the.

This book explores these questions and argues that inculturation is a species of postcolonial discourse by placing it in the larger context of what has now come to be known as Africanism and by showing how the latter – and through it inculturation itself – fully participates in the history of postcolonial struggles for indigenous self.

This book explores these questions and argues that inculturation is a species of postcolonial discourse by placing it in the larger context of what has now come to be known as Africanism and by showing how the latter - and through it inculturation itself - fully participates in the history of postcolonial struggles for indigenous self.

By definition, inculturation is “the creative and dynamic relationship between the Christian message and a culture or cultures” (Shorter, 11).

The precise nature of this relationship, however, is more difficult to describe. Several writers posit an analogy between inculturation and the Incarnation of Christ. Toward a Theology of Inculturation. Shorter Bevans's book is a judicious examination of what the terms "contextual theology" and "to contextualize" mean.

Theology of liturgy and. Offering a theology of migration, Cruz reflects on the Christian vision of 'one bread, one body, one people' in view of the gifts and challenges of contemporary migration to Christian spirituality, mission, and inculturation and the need for reform of migration policies based on the experience of refugees, migrant women, and others.

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38, May Africa’s Inculturation Theology: Observations of an Outsider Paul Gifford* A bstract: The existence of ‘African theology’ is no longer a subject of debate.

This article reviews the content and perspectives of African theologians, particularlyCited by: 1.

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