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9781570754388

Models of Contextual Theology

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    9781570754388

  • ISBN10:

    1570754381

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-10-01
  • Publisher: Orbis Books

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Author Biography

Stephen B. Bevans, an American Divine Word Missionary, is Louis J. Luzbetak, SVD, Professor of Gospel and Culture at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Revised and Expanded Edition ix
Robert J. Schreiter
Acknowledgments xiii
Preface to the Revised and Expanded Edition xv
Introduction xix
PART ONE METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES AND CONCERNS
Contextual Theology as a Theological Imperative
3(13)
Contextual Theology as Both New and Traditional
3(6)
Why Theology Must Be Contextual Today
9(6)
Conclusion
15(1)
Issues in Contextual Theology
16(12)
Issues of Theological Method
16(5)
Issues of Basic Theological Orientation
21(1)
Issues of Criteria for Orthodoxy
22(3)
Issues of Cultural Identity, Popular Religiosity, and Social Change
25(1)
Indigenization, Contextualization, or Inculturation?
26(2)
The Notion and Use of Models
28(9)
The Notion of Model
29(2)
The Use of Models in This Book
31(2)
Procedure of the Following Chapters
33(4)
PART TWO SIX MODELS OF CONTEXTUAL THEOLOGY
The Translation Model
37(17)
A Sketch of the Translation Model
38(7)
Examples of the Translation Model
45(9)
The Anthropological Model
54(16)
A Sketch of the Model
55(6)
Examples of the Anthropological Model
61(9)
The Praxis Model
70(18)
A Sketch of the Model
71(8)
Examples of the Praxis Model
79(9)
The Synthetic Model
88(15)
A Sketch of the Model
89(6)
Examples of the Synthetic Model
95(8)
The Transcendental Model
103(14)
A Sketch of the Model
103(6)
Examples of the Transcendental Model
109(8)
The Countercultural Model
117(22)
A Sketch of the Model
118(9)
Examples of the Countercultural Model
127(12)
Conclusion: Is One Model Better Than Another? 139(2)
Synthetic Tables of the Six Models 141(4)
Notes 145(36)
Index 181

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