Preface Introduction 1 The Church Looks to the Future: The Encouragement of Contextual Methods in Theology? 2 Contextual Methods within the Theological Processes of Christian Churches 3 The Helpfulness of Theology in the Life of the Church 4 Contextual Theology Becomes an Issue 5 Sources and Processes: Contextual Theology and the Emergence of a Christian Community 6 Theology, Both Local and Ecumenical: Tradition and Authority within the Christian Community Bibliography Subject Index Name Index
Paul Matheny is Professor of Christian theology and Ethics at Philippine Christian University and Union theological Seminary, Philippines.
"...There is here a useful, updated reminder of what contextual theology is at its best..." Paul Ballard, Theological book review, Vol. 24, No 2, 2012. 'This book is a good resource for theologians, students of theology, church leaders and members who desire to render the theological enterprise a contextual one.' Robert Afayori, The Expository Times, Volume 125, No.2, November 2013-10-17