Introducing Asian American Theologies
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This examination of the development of Asian-American theologies in North America begins by describing the immigrant experience of Asians from the mid-nineteenth century until the present. Tan then turns to the nature of Asian-American Christianity and the themes that appear across traditions and denominations. He highlights the contributions of key Asian-American theologians and scripture scholars and then describes the more distinctive theologies that have developed among the diverse groups of Asian Americans, including Catholics, mainline Protestants, Evangelicals, and Pentecostals. A challenging final chapter presents four areas in which Asian American theologians can work together in the future.
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