Resources from the Books section (Asia)
Endo's 'Silence' took internationally renowned visual artist Makoto Fujimura on a pilgrimage of grappling with the nature of art, the significance of pain and his own cultural heritage. His artistic faith journey overlaps with Endo's as he uncovers deep layers of meaning in Japanese history and literature, expressed in art both past and present. He finds connections to how faith is lived in contemporary contexts of trauma and glimpses of how the gospel is conveyed in Christ-hidden cultures. In this world of pain and suffering, God often seems silent. Fujimura's reflections show that light is yet present in darkness, and that silence speaks with hidden beauty and truth.
Mission in the Context of Margins
Edited by Kwon Jin-Kwan and P. Mohan Labeer
Dalit, Tribal, Adivasi dialogue with Minjung from the 10th Dialogue programme held in Bangalore, India, 19 - 24 August 2014.
Korean Church God's Mission: Global Christianity
edited by Wonsuk Ma and Kyo Seong Ahn
Once considered as a Cinderella in church growth and mission in the post-Edinburgh Conference era, the Korean church is given its due in this book.
South Asia Bible Commentary: A One-Volume Commentary on the Whole Bible
Edited by Brian Wintle
A one-volume commentary, written and edited by South Asian Biblical scholars on all the books of the Bible.
Mission in the Spirit, Towards a Pentecostal/Charismatic Missiology
by Julie C. Ma and Wonsuk Ma
This book explores the unique contribution of Pentecostal/Charismatic mission from the beginning of the twentieth century.
Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture: Essays on Anglican and Episcopal History in China, edited by Philip Wickeri
Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture: Essays on Anglican and Episcopal History in China
edited by Philip Wickeri
Written by a team of internationally recognized scholars, Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture focuses on a church tradition that has never been very large in China but that has had considerable social and religious influence. Themes of the book include questions of church, society and education, the Prayer Book in Chinese, parish histories, and theology.
This book provides an introduction to theological thought on the Asian continent.
Each volume of the Understanding World Christianity series analyzes the state of Christianity from six different angles. The focus is always Christianity, but it is approached in an interdisciplinary manner—chronological, denominational, sociopolitical, geographical, biographical, and theological.
No Solitary Effort describes how members of the China Inland Mission engaged the tribes of Southwest China as part of their comprehensive plan to evangelize all of China from 1865 to 1951.
Muthuraj Swamy provides a fresh perspective on the world religions paradigm and 'interreligious dialogue'. By challenging the assumption that 'world religions' operate as essential entities separate from the lived experiences of practitioners, he shows that interreligious dialogue is in turn problematic as it is built on this very paradigm, and on the myth of religious conflict.
Daniel Wilson (1778-1858) was a prominent personality in the British administration of the Indian subcontinent during the mid-nineteenth century, as Anglican bishop of Calcutta from 1832 and the first metropolitan of India and Ceylon.
As the longest serving and the most influential bishop of Hong Kong during one of the most tumultuous periods in China's history, Bishop R. O. Hall played a crucial role in the reconstruction of the Anglican Church and Hong Kong after the Second World War.
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