This book presents a heuristic and critical study of comparative theology in engagement with phenomenological methodology and sociological inquiry. It elucidates a postcolonial study of religion in the context of multiple modernities.
Paul S. Chung teaches at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, USA. His is the author of Postcolonial Imagination: Archaeological Hermeneutics and Comparative Religious Theology (2014) and Karl Barth: God's Word in Action (2008).
1. Introduction: Comparative Theologies and Multiple Modernities
2. Comparative Theology, Religious Discourse, and Phenomenological Imagination
3. Comparative Theology of Justification and Interreligious Learning: Martin Luther and Shinran Shonin
4. Totaliter Aliter, God's Mission, The Postcolonial
5. Barth and Relational Theology
6. Phenomenological Elucidation: Karl Barth and Emmanuel Levinas
7. Theological Audacity, Analogical Relationality, and Religion
8. Barth, Comparative Theology, and Multiple Modernities
9. Ernst Troeltsch, Historical Method, and Comparative Theology
10. Comparative Theology and Interreligious Solidarity Ethic: A Critical Appraisal of Max Weber
11. Religious Discourse, Power Relations, and Interreligious Illumination
12. Confucian Moral, Phenomenology of Saying, and Multiple Modernities