By Heup Young Kim
Heup younger Kim argues for a 3rd manner, the Dao paradigm of theology, which could surround those disparate traditions but in addition movement past them into extra fruitful theological, clinical, and philosophical components of reflection.
Offering helpful insights for interreligious discussion, Kim additionally addresses a couple of subfields of theology together with Comparative Theology, Christology, Pneumatology, Liberation Theology, and Ecclesiology.
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A Theology of Dao (Ecology & Justice) by Heup Young Kim