By Edmund Kee-Fook Chia
"A frank and articulate observation on Dominus Iesus, this quantity bargains reflections at the respectful and real dating among the Catholic Church and different spiritual traditions. . . . what's fascinating isn't just that it offers with the best theological conundrum of our time, but in addition explores how Western and Asian theologies will be bridged, aware of the aspirations of the wronged of this world."
Associate Professor of Theology and non secular experiences, collage of San Diego
Author of Women and the Qur'an
"Combining the theology of Schillebeeckx and the event of spiritual variety of the Asian church buildings, Chia takes at the '600-pound gorilla' that stalks all Catholic conversations approximately interreligious discussion: the tensions among reputable Vatican pronouncements similar to Dominus Iesus and the perspectives of groups and theologians. Chia's ultimate suggestion for an 'Asian theology of debate' opens a manner forward."
--Paul F. Knitter
Paul Tillich Professor of Theology, international Religions, and tradition, Union Theological Seminary
Author of Without Buddha i couldn't Be a Christian
"Edmund Chia places us all, in particular Asian theologians, in his debt with this scholarly research of the concept of 1 of the main influential Catholic theologians of the 20th century. Chia brilliantly succeeds in extending Schillebeeckx's insights into the difficult box of cultural and interreligious discussion. during this manner he builds a bridge among Western and Asian theologies, lengthy stored aside, or worse, with the previous dominating the latter. Chia's paintings is evidence that Asian theology has come of age."
--Peter C. Phan
Ellacuria Chair of Catholic Social suggestion, Georgetown University
Author of Being spiritual Interreligiously
Edmund Chia is a Malaysian who served from 1996 to 2004 as government Secretary of Interreligious discussion for the Federation of Asian Bishops' meetings. He then joined Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, the place he final served as affiliate Professor and Chair of the Doctrinal reports division. seeing that 2011 he has been at the school of the Australian Catholic college in Melbourne. He holds an MA in human improvement, an MA in faith from the U.S., and a PhD in intercultural theology from the Netherlands. Fr. Schillebeeckx witnessed his doctoral defense.
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