Water Buffalo Theology has 48 ratings and 5 reviews. Michael said: Dr. Kosuke Koyama () was a Princeton-trained Japanese theologian. He taught f. Water Buffalo Theology, written by Kosuke Koyama, is an expression of an Koyama’s development and contextualization of Christian theology in the Thai. By Kosuke Koyama In this revised and expanded version of Water Buffalo Theology, the author, who served as a missionary in Thailand and Singapore.

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Edition 25th anniversary ed. In the account of Abram renouncing his rights to the choice land, Koyama saw an instant identification with Abram as a fellow Asian, since renunciation is a central theme in Asian religions. Koyama’s work has been described as helping to bridge the boundaries between East and West, between Christianity and Buddhist thought, between the rich and the poor.

Joshua Jalandoon rated it really liked it Aug 27, Some very interesting insights from a different era of missions in Asia through the eyes of a Western-trained Asian. A Model for Intercultural Theology, p. His last work was Theology and Violence: In the West history is hot because God is impassioned.

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Bringing the best of theological thought to the level of the everyday person has been a passion in his heart since his early days as a missionary in Thailand. When Koyama speaks of continuity vs.


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Only in this way is salvation in the name of God possible. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. None of your libraries hold this item. Australian Catholic University Library. Three Mile an Hour God. As has already been said, Koyama was intent on bringing the Gospel to the people in Thailand in terms they could relate to. He cannot do that gheology he is broken.

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A strong United States and a strong Christ! Instead, the monk championed, true to his Buddhist beliefs, the virtue of self-denial. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. It is limited in scope. If he is not love he would have gone much faster. The New York Times. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The former is the I who does not want to accept the real claim which his neighbour makes on him.


The word of the cross heals our history by giving it hope and life. As far as my eyes could survey, Tokyo had become a wilderness. The God Who is Impassioned. An important element is missing.

So we do not buffaol simply that God loves us.

Jason Evans rated it it was ok Jul 14, He writes on syncretism that we must be careful not reject everything in a culture simply because it comes from a non-Christian context, but at the same time we must not allow anything to stand alongside or equal with Jesus Christ as the focal point of our salvation. We also have a responsibility to raise a prophetic voice to any empire. And their number is legion.

Lauren rated it liked it Sep 28, Through the concept of discontinuity Koyama draws a sharper distinction between the God of the Bible and the other gods of our world. Koyama was born in Tokyo inof Christian parents.