Christian Responses to Asian Challenges: A Glocalization View on Christian Higher Education in East Asia

By Jongeneel, Jan A. B. | International Bulletin of Missionary Research, July 2008 | Go to article overview

Christian Responses to Asian Challenges: A Glocalization View on Christian Higher Education in East Asia


Jongeneel, Jan A. B., International Bulletin of Missionary Research


Christian Responses to Asian Challenges: A Glocalization View on Christian Higher Education in East Asia. Edited by Philip YMCTI Sang Leung and Peter TzeMing Ng. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong, Chung Chi College, Center for the Study of Religion and Chinese Society, 2007. Pp. 553. HK$100.

This volume, edited by two scholars of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), commemorates the fifty-fifth anniversary of Chung Chi College, one of the four constituent colleges of CUHK and the only one with a religious (Protestant) background. The editors collected twenty-one articles written by Chinese, Japanese, and Korean scholars and by two Westerners (Robert D. Woodberry and Mark R. Mullins).

Most articles focus on Christian higher education in a single nation: China, Japan, or Korea. Two articles, however, compare the situation in China with either that in Japan or that in Korea, and two articles are not geographically specific: Woodbenys chapter "The Social Impact of Missionary Higher Education" (pp. 99-120) and Kim Hyun Book's chapter "Changing Paradigms in Theological Education: Dreams and Visions of Higher Education" (pp. 421-40).

The editors of this volume introduce thenewterm "glocalization" to emphasize "the interactive relationship between globalization and localization, the interplay and the mutual influences between them. Hence, glocalization not only emphasizes the 'global/ but also the local"' (p. 3).

This volume on Christian higher education in China, Japan, and Korea is focused on topics such as nationalism and cosmopolitanism, Christian identity and visions, and indigenization processes. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Sign up now for a free, 1-day trial and receive full access to:

  • Questia's entire collection
  • Automatic bibliography creation
  • More helpful research tools like notes, citations, and highlights
  • A full archive of books and articles related to this one
  • Ad-free environment

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Christian Responses to Asian Challenges: A Glocalization View on Christian Higher Education in East Asia
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

    Already a member? Log in now.