n Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Mangoes or bananas: The quest for an authentic Asian Christian theology, H. Yung : book review

Volume 41, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



From its outset, this book offers a stimulating and fresh approach to the topic of an authentic Asian theology that needs to be more clearly articulated among the emerging theologies of the twenty first century. The author writes out of the conviction that previous work has been only superficially contextual. For him, western theology has not addressed the real concerns within a context of the relevance of Christ to revolutionary social change, pervasive poverty, ethnic and economic minorities, culture as a positive and negative force, the multi-faith situation and church conflict.

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