By Heup Young Kim

East Asian theological views, as an antidote to Western modes of pondering, can current an alternate hermeneutic to the dualism inherited from Greek philosophy that also prevails in Western theologies. modern theologies (including Asian theologies), seriously inspired through this dualism, are usually divided by means of macro-paradigms; specifically, theo-logos (classical theology) and theo-praxis (liberationist theology).

Heup younger Kim argues for a 3rd approach, the Dao paradigm of theology, that could surround those disparate traditions but in addition flow past them into extra fruitful theological, medical, and philosophical components of reflection.

Offering beneficial insights for interreligious discussion, Kim additionally addresses a few subfields of theology together with Comparative Theology, Christology, Pneumatology, Liberation Theology, and Ecclesiology.

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