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The Perception of Christianity as a Rational Religion in Singapore : a Missiological Analysis of Christian Conversion.

Author: Clive S Chin
Publisher: Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2017.
Series: American Society of Missiology monograph series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book evaluates the common criticism that Christianity in Asia is westernized. Since the 1980s, Asian evangelical theologians and missiologists argue that the intrusion of Western theology is responsible for the Western and, hence, alien expressions of Christianity in Asia. Yet, in Singapore, the number of Christians has increased over the last few decades. Empirical evidence demonstrates that younger Chinese  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Chin, Clive S.
Perception of Christianity as a Rational Religion in Singapore : A Missiological Analysis of Christian Conversion.
Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clive S Chin
ISBN: 9781498298094 1498298095
OCLC Number: 990409972
Description: 1 online resource (244 pages).
Contents: Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 200; Pages:201 to 225; Pages:226 to 244.
Series Title: American Society of Missiology monograph series.

Abstract:

This book evaluates the common criticism that Christianity in Asia is westernized. Since the 1980s, Asian evangelical theologians and missiologists argue that the intrusion of Western theology is responsible for the Western and, hence, alien expressions of Christianity in Asia. Yet, in Singapore, the number of Christians has increased over the last few decades. Empirical evidence demonstrates that younger Chinese Singaporeans convert from Buddhism or Taoism to Christianity partly because they perceive it as a ""rational"" religion over Buddhism or Taoism, which are viewed as ""irrational"" or.

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