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The Trinity in Asian Perspective

  • By Jung Young Lee
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Western Christians often despair of finding meaning in the paradoxical statement that God is both "One" and "Three". The problem, says Jung Young Lee, is not with the doctrine of the Trinity itself; rather, it is with the Western conceptual tendency to view reality in exclusive, "either/or" terms. The Trinity is at its heart an inclusive doctrine of one God who is nonetheless three distinct persons. In order to grasp this fact, we need different conceptual categories, not only with which to view God, but all of reality. The Asian philosophical construct of yin and yang can offer a way out of this problem, with its inherently "both/and" way of thinking. Drawing on a variety of East Asian religious traditions, Lee offers a creative reinterpretation of this central Christian doctrine. He shows how a global perspective can illuminate Western theological constructs as he establishes the necessity of a contextual approach to the doctrine of the Trinity.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780687426379
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780687426379
    • UMPH: 426375
    • ISBN 10: 0687426375
    • Publication Date: 01/01/1996
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Jung Young Lee
    • Page Count: 256
    • Width: 6.12 inches
    • Height: 0.61 inches
    • Length: 9.02 inches
    • Weight: 0.85 pounds
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