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1st Edition

Paul Tillich and Sino-Christian Theology

Edited By

Keith Ka-fu CHAN

  • Available for pre-order on June 2, 2023. Item will ship after June 23, 2023
ISBN 9781032520803
June 23, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

With contributors from different generations of the Chinese-speaking world, the book addresses the relevance of Paul Tillich’s thought in the Chinese cultural-political contexts.

Appropriating and transforming different themes of Tillich’s thought in the Chinese context, the contributors reframe the dialogue with Buddhism and Confucianism, religion and science, and religion and politics under the interpretation of Tillich’s ideas. The thought-provoking essays examine the intellectual potentiality or further contribution of Paul Tillich’s ideas in Sino-Christian Theology.

The book will be of interest to scholars and postgraduate students studying Paul Tillich’s thought, Chinese theology and East-west religious dialogues.

Table of Contents

  1. Being and Non-Being: Paul Tillich, Buddhist–Christian Dialogue, and Sino-Christian Theology
  2. Lai Pan-chiu

  3. Confucianism as Religion in Tillichian Perspective
  4. Lao Jiayi

  5. Correlating Tillich’s Legacy with the Political-Existential Situation of Present-Day China
  6. Ben Siu-Pun Ho

  7. Demonic and Frontier: Paul Tillich on nationalism and its significance on national identity construction in Contemporary China
  8. Honglin Tang

  9. St. Thomas Aquinas and Paul Tillich on Fortitudo (Courage): With Special Reference to the Virtue of Vīrya in Buddhism
  10. Tao Anthony WANG

  11. T. C. Chao and Tillich: Paul Tillich’s Spiritual Journey in China
  12. YANG Junjie

  13. The Theological Controversy between Paul Tillich and Karl Barth in 1923: A Historical and Interpretative Reconstruction
  14. Thomas Xutong Qu

  15. Tillich’s and Confucian Understanding of Person in Dialogue: An Emergentist Perspective
  16. KUNG, Wai-han

  17. An Examination of Tillich’s and Confucian anthropocosmic understanding: An Ecological Perspective

          Keith, CHAN Ka-fu

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Keith Ka-fu CHAN is currently the professor in the Center for Judaic and Inter-religious Studies, Shandong University. His research interests include: modern Christian theology, philosophy of religion, religion and environmental ethics, political theology, Paul Tillich studies.