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Contextualizing Of Worship In India

Jacob Joseph

ISBN: 9789388945479
Jacob Joseph
Imprint: ISPCK
Subject: Contextual Theological Education
Published On: 2019
Indian price: Rs. 150 Stock 
Intl. Price: US $ 10 Stock 
Book Edition: 1
Cover: Paperback
No. of Pages: 172
CD Included: No
Size (l * b): Demy
The 19th century poet and writer, Rudyard Kipling, famously said that “East is East, and West is West and never the twain shall meet.” Yet, remarkably, Jacob Joseph has accomplished the feat by bringing so many disparate worlds together in his book, Contextualizing of Worship in India. With keen insights taken from missiology, anthropology, ethnomusicology and ethno-doxology, Joseph has written a truly excellent book, helpful to both a new student interested in the contextualization of worship in India, as well seasoned musicologists who are trying to penetrate the challenging context known as India. This remarkable book represents nothing less than a tour de force in our growing realization that the hard work of contextualization in India must, in the end, be done by those who are true “sons of the Indian soil.” I welcome this volume as an important voice of majority world scholarship which brings together the latest insights of ethnomusicology and ethno-doxology into conversation with one of the most dynamic emerging Christian movements in the world, Indian Christianity