Water Buffalo Theology has 48 ratings and 5 reviews. Michael said: Dr. Kosuke Koyama () was a Princeton-trained Japanese theologian. He taught f. Water Buffalo Theology, written by Kosuke Koyama, is an expression of an Koyama’s development and contextualization of Christian theology in the Thai. By Kosuke Koyama In this revised and expanded version of Water Buffalo Theology, the author, who served as a missionary in Thailand and Singapore.

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Lauren rated it liked it Sep 28, In this book, he reflected on his interest in the relationship between history and theologyand pointed out the imperial nature of Indo-European languages among those speakers of languages such as Sinhalese or Japanese. Association of Franciscan Order of Friars Minor.

John Knox Press, Richmond, Virginia, p. And this is the nerve-center of theology of the kouske which judges our self-righteousness. In his work Waterbuffalo theology, Koyama goes to great lengths to demonstrate the fundamental difference of Buddhism and Christianity through the concepts of dukkha, anicca and related themes that Koyama uses. Water Buffalo Theology is liberation theology, ecological theology, theology of the cross, a Christianity in this country won’t always be well, it isn’t now!

Water Buffalo Theology by Kosuke Koyama. Older book with some timeless truths embedded. Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY, pp.


Orbis Books June 1, Language: Institutions have their respective histories. God is concerned about the world, and shares in its fate. Those interested in an Asian Christian ministry. This is the arahant-man. Aristotelian Pepper and Buddhist Salt.

Kosuke Koyama

Better said, our theological reflections are in vain if they cannot be understood by and transform the lives of the farmer who plows his field by water buffalo. When one looks at the various sectors of Asia, for example, each has a history of various encounters with the West which also need to be interpreted. Lists with This Book. Some institutions are more useful tot the good of the community than others. The second generation is less inclined to do so, and the third generation is then koyaam more likely to retain those parts of their culture that are compatible to their Christian faith and heritage.

Koyama is clear in his position that the world needs to be reached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Practicing Compassion as a Way of Life. How then does Koyama propose that we bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world?

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Cool Arhat and Hot God. Yet, let not the ‘silly’ title nor even some of the silly drawings fool you of this work’s gravitas. I looked, and lo, the fruitful land was a desert, and all its cities were laid in ruins before the Lord, before his fierce anger Jer.


When it is not good, dissatisfaction or dislike will occur. The justice of Christ embraces unjust humanity—on the cross—and doing so creates a new possibility for justice in the world. Read more Read less.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Koyama published at least thirteen books, including gheology Christian Life” currently available only in Japanese and over one hundred scholarly articles.

An Asian Meditation on the Crucified Mind.

Water Buffalo Theology

But what, O monks, is the noble truth of the Extinction kohama suffering? Koyama, published in addressing the difficult task of formulating a coherent and, especially, viable Christian witness within an Dr. Now we are speaking about eschatology that embraces. To be sub-human or inhuman would be the opposite of this: Conflagration fits in more with the cosmological approach.

Context is incredibly complex. Along with Kazoh Kitamorihe is considered bufcalo of the leading Japanese theologians of the twentieth century. The Vedas speak of a primordial warmth or heat out of which the original One came into being.