Hospitality and the Other Paperback

Pentecost, Christian Practices and the Neighbour

by Amos Yong;

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Hospitality and the Other

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Building on a life of careful Biblical scholarship and insights into the practices of Jesus and the early Church, launched on the day of Pentecost, Amos Yong shows (1) that the religious "other" is not a mere object for conversion but a neighbor to whom hospitality must be extended and from whom Christians should be open to receiving hospitality; and (2) that the practices of the Christian community must reflect this insight if they are to be faithful to the trinitarian God of Jesus Christ. This book is pivotal in the shift to a new paradigm of theology of religion, interreligious interchange, and the nature of missionary theory and practice. Yong's argument is all the more impressive in not reducing Christian theological categories to modern insights. Instead, he shows how contemporary practice needs to catch up with the revolutionary Biblical notion of extending hospitality beyond every boundary of faith, nation, and ethnicity.

Hospitality and the Other by Amos Yong was published by Orbis Books in May 2008 and is our 59748th best seller. The ISBN for Hospitality and the Other is 9781570757723.

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Details for Hospitality and the Other

Page last updated 18th August 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherOrbis Books (May 2008)
Number of Pages192
Thickness10 mm
Height235 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1178871
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