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Educational Perspectives on Theological Education in Asia

Editorial Reviews

Product Description
This volume explores the educational perspectives on the task of Christian theological education. It is designed to stimulate the thinking of leaders in theological training institutions and to motivate critical reflection on current practice, in order to enhance the effectiveness of the instituitons in equipping people for relevant ministry and leadership of the church.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 306 pages
  • Publisher: Asia Theological Association; 1st edition (2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 978719480327
  • ISBN-13: 978-971-94803-2-7




Edited by

ALLAN HARKNESS

Foreword by
JOSEPH SHAO, General Secretary, ATA


Contributions by
DAVID BURKE
LARRY CALDWELL
CALVIN CHONG
ALLAN HARKNESS
ROSALIND LIM-TAN
LYDIA MAPILE
IAN PAYNE
ARUN SARKAR
PERRY SHAW
KWAI LIN STEPHENS
ALEX TANG
LEE WANAK

CONTENTS

Foreword .................................................................................5
Joseph Shao

Introduction .............................................................................7
Allan Harkness

1
How Asian is Asian Theological Education? ........................... 23
Larry W. Caldwell

2
‘New Treasures with the Old’: Addressing Culture
and Gender Imperialism in Higher Level
Theological Education ............................................................ 47
Perry W.H. Shaw

3
The Rise of the Net-Generation: Implications for
Educational Renewal in the Seminary Classroom ................... 75
Calvin Chong

4
De-schooling the Theological Seminary: An Appropriate
Paradigm for Effective Pastoral Formation............................ 103
Allan Harkness

5
Non-formal Faculty Development in Theological Seminaries:
An Adult Educational Approach ........................................... 129
Arun K. Sarkar

6
Vygotsky Visits Calvary Seminary: Sociocultural Theory
in Dialogue with Asian Theological Education ..................... 145
Rosalind Lim-Tan

7
Reproducing Leaders through Mentoring ........................... 167
Ian Payne

8
Christian Leadership Development
and the Spiritual Disciplines ............................................... 193
Kwai Lin Stephens

9
Social Concern and Theological Education:
A Philippines’ Perspective ................................................... 213
Lydia Mapile

10
Surfing the Tsunami of Change: Problem-Based Learning
in Theological Education in Asia
........................................ 237
Alex Tang

11
Time to Leave the Wilderness? The Teaching
of Pastoral Theology in South East Asia.............................. 263
David Burke

12
Towards Perspective Transformation: Adopting Jesus’ Use
of Questions in the Seminary ............................................. 285
Lee Wanak


 

               

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