Table of contents for Practical theology and the one body of Christ : toward a missional-ecumenical model / Thomas John Hastings.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.

Acknowledgments ix
1. Introduction 1
The Cultural Norms of Contemporary
North American Practical Theology 1
The Critical Theoretic Correlational Model 4
The Critical Praxis Correlational Model 8
The Transformational Model 12
2. Biblical and Missiological Grounds for a
Missional-Ecumenical Approach to Practical Theology 30
Charismatic, Missional, Ecumenical Praxis Within the
"One Body of Christ" 30
The Demographic Transformation of World Christianity
and the Twilight of "Mainline" Protestant Foreign Missions 39
Facing Up to the Tensions Between the Gospel, Church,
and Culture 44
The Conversion-Encounter Axis Between Gospel and Culture 45
The Reciprocal Relationship Axis Between Gospel and Church 46
The Missionary Dialogue Axis Between Church and Culture 47
Hastings first page proofs
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 9:42:56 AM
3. Gospel, Church, and Culture Tensions in Meiji Japan 50
Tamura Naomi and His Times 50
Education from Above 58
The Japanese Bride Incident 63
Gospel and Culture Tensions 70
Gospel and Church Tensions 71
Culture and Church Tensions 72
4. From Evangelism to Religious Education 79
A Vision for the Christian Transformation of Japan 86
The Graded Lessons and the Testing of Tamura's Vision 95
Encountering Missionary Opposition 96
World's Sunday School Convention Held in Tokyo 100
5. Tamura's Mature Work 106
The Principles and Practice of Religious Education 106
The Child the Center of Christianity 123
6. Toward a Missional-Ecumenical Model of Practical Theology 134
The Contemporary Significance of Tamura's
Missional-Ecumenical Approach to Practical Theology 134
Personal Missional Engagement at the Congregational Level 143
Personal and Academic Engagement Across Cultures 144
A Tale of Two Selves in Japan and the United States 145
Participation in Christ, Belonging to Others, and
Realistic Self-Assessment 148
"Was Judas Saved?" 149
Humility in the Face of the Unity and Variety in the
Order of Creation 154
At Play in the Matrix Uniting Subject and Object 157
A Tripartite, Contingent Relationality 160
The Other(s)-I Relation 161
The I-Self(ves) Relation 161
Hastings first page proofs
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 9:42:57 AM
The Relation to a Context of Ultimacy 161
Conclusion: A Missionary Confession 164
appendix a: Imperial Rescript on Education 169
appendix b: Twentieth-Century Sunday School 170
appendix c: The Rights of the Child 175
appendix d: "Barthian Theology and Religious Education" 177
Bibliography 182
Endnotes 192

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Missions -- Theory.
Theology, Practical.