In recent years the term religious pluralism" has come to be used not only in a descriptive sociological sense but also as theologically prescriptive. Within this new paradigm, traditional Christian understandings of Christ, conversion, evangelism, and mission have been radically reinterpreted. The Recovery of Mission explores the pluralist paradigm through the work of three of its most influential Asian exponents-Stanley Samartha, Alousius Pieris, and Raimundo Panikkar-subjecting each to a theological and philosophical critique. On the basis of biblical, patristic, and contemporary theological writings Vinoth Ramachandra argues for the uniqueness and decisiveness of what God has done for us in Jesus Christ. Ramachandra seeks to show that many of the valid concerns of pluralist theologians can best be met by reappropriating the missionary thrust at the heart of the gospel. The book ends with suggestions, challenging to pluralists and conservatives alike, as to how the gospel needs to be communicated in a multifaith world.
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Vinoth Ramachandra has served since 1987 as the South Asian regional secretary of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students, a global partnership of more than ninety autonomous national student movements. An Anglican lay preacher, he also has an expository and teaching ministry that spans many denominations.
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