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Jesus in Asia

Author: R S Sugirtharajah
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reconstructions of Jesus occurred in Asia long before the Western search for the historical Jesus began in earnest. Asians remade Jesus at times appreciatively and at other times critically. R.S. Sugirtharajah situates the historical Jesus beyond the narrow confines of the West and offers an eye-opening chapter in the story of global Christianity.--
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Sugirtharajah, R.S. (Rasiah S.).
Jesus in Asia.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017033253
(OCoLC)1002826472
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R S Sugirtharajah
ISBN: 9780674919648 0674919645
OCLC Number: 1023497446
Description: 1 online resource (v, 311 pages)
Contents: Jesus in the sutras, stele, and suras --
The heavenly elder brother --
A Judean jnana-guru --
The non-existent Jesus --
A Jaffna man's Jesus --
Jesus as a Jain tirthankara --
An Upanishadic mystic --
A minjung messiah --
Jesus in a kimono --
Conclusion: Our Jesus, their Jesus.
Responsibility: R.S. Sugirtharajah.
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[Sugirtharajah] has distilled his wide-ranging research and thinking into an impressive volume.--Philip Jenkins"Christian Century" (10/16/2018) Makes for interesting and even provocative reading. Read more...

 
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