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Urban Christian Spirituality

East Asian and Nordic Perspectives

Edited By Knut Alfsvåg and Thor Strandenæs

This book explores some of the challenges presented to church and mission from the contemporary culture of globalization and how this affects Christian spirituality in various ways. The attention is primarily focused on contemporary East Asian urban life, but from the assumption that this may not be all that different from what is experienced in urban contexts in other parts of the world. The authors all share an affiliation with institutions related to the Norwegian Mission Society and its work in East Asia.
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Knut Alfsvåg is a professor of systematic theology at the School of Mission and Theology at Stavanger (Norway). Formerly, he was a missionary to Japan. Thor Strandenæs is a professor emeritus of missiology at the School of Mission and Theology at Stavanger (Norway). Formerly, he was a missionary to Hong Kong.

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