Title: Bridging the Gaps (Asian Thought and Culture...
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing
Book Condition: Very Good
Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. Bookseller Inventory # G0820425419I4N10
Synopsis: One of this book's major contributions is a comparative study of American and Korean worldview themes, leading toward a bridging of the gaps between the two cultures. Using the case of the Church of the Nazarene, it examines historical-contextual roots of both cultures and their worldviews. The book goes on to compare and contrast how the two cultures understand the concepts of space and time, self and other, relationships, and causality. The study explores the acculturation process and culminates by presenting hermeneutical tools for contextualizing the biblical concepts of holiness, conversion and ecclesiology among Korean immigrants.
About the Author: The Author: In-Gyeong Kim Lundell was born and raised in Korea and has worked extensively as a pastor and church planter among Korean immigrants to America. She studied at Ewha Women's University in Seoul, Southern Nazarene University, and received her Doctorate of Missiology at Fuller School of World Mission. Presently she is a missionary in Japan doing contextualization among Japanese and Koreans.
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