Christians in the Public Square: Papers from the 2nd SAIACS Consultation

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Varughese John, Nigel Ajay Kumar
SAIACS Press, Nov 12, 2013 - Religion - 201 pages
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Christians in the Public Square is a collection of essays from the 2nd SAIACS Consultation that took place during November 2011 at SAIACS, Bangalore. The articles are about Christian engagement in the arena where politics and religion, environment and ethics, leadership and education, all collide. Th e authors of these essays come as scholars and practitioners and they address various issues related to the South Asian context from a Christian point of view. The 11 articles featured here include a wide range of topics such as Business as Mission, Christians in Government, Justice and Law, Public Religion, Education, and Environment.

 

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Contents

Bonded Labour as ModernDay
13
Towards Transformative Leadership for Good
32
Lessons from
49
The Use and Misuse of Religion
65
A Personal Narrative
81
Christian Missionaries
116
Tertiary Education as Mission
132
Ecological Dimension of Mission
151
Toward a Theology
166
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About the author (2013)

Varughese John is the RZIM Chair of Apologetics at South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS), Bangalore, India. 

Nigel Ajay Kumar teaches Theology at SAIACS. 

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