Until the twentieth century, the Western world formulated most Christian theology. Fully grounded in this tradition, Kazoh Kitamori demonstrates its limitations. Theology of the Pain of God [Kazoh Kitamori] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kazoh Kitamori is the author of Theology of the Pain of God ( avg rating, 42 ratings, 7 reviews, published ).

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This book helped to resolve for me the perplexing issue of Kzoh inner attitude kaozh his feelings of love and hate for mankind – and how it converges at the Cross. Theology of the Pain of God: This is not an everyday, normal, surface reading of how God feels. Though I often speak against him, I still remember him. Also, the systematic treatment of all aspects of theology based on this one idea is responsible but could also leave the reader wondering whether the author might be taking it a bit too far.

Until the twentieth century, the Western world formulated most Christian theology. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Read more Read less.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Retrieved from ” https: In high school, he was so impressed by a paper he read about Martin Luther that he made the decision in to go to Tokyo to attend the Lutheran Theological Seminary there.

It is particularly exemplary for its responsible engagement with the tradition of Christian thought and Kitamori’s ability to explore issues at the boundaries of precedent or orthodoxy without being too eager to conveniently step outside of those boundaries. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Kitamore is able to reconcile how the Cross is both a revelation of God’s wrath and God’s love for men in a way I have never heard explained and does so in a clear, yet penetrating manner. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Share your thoughts with other customers. Kitamkri example, if penal substitution is not your preferred atonement theology, some of what Kitamori believes about what salvation is about may or may not fit with your view.


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Challenges and Oportunities in Northeast Asia. And what is the service of the pain of God except the complete denial of self-love for love of God and neighbor? Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation – Edition. Showing of 11 reviews. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Kazoh Kitamori (Author of Theology of the Pain of God)

New Testament and Mission: Kitamori was a major post-war theologian in Japan and this status made him one of the most important players in the re-formation of the Kyodan Church United Church of Christ in Japan.

Kitamore expounds kitampri the inner divine attitude towards sinners with Jeremiah God himself was broken, wounded and suffered because he embraced those who should not be embraced” p. A Theology Of Mission: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Kitamori does not always name or explicate his interlocutors, though, so a background in the history of Christian theology and some philosophy makes for an even more rewarding read, especially since attention to Kitamori’s reading of this or that historical figure can be kifamori highly interesting dimension as well.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. After re-visiting this book in depth several years later, after the novelty’s worn off, what I wrote above still stands, but I also have a greater appreciation for the potentially problematic features of Kitamori’s theology of the pain of God. By the theology of the pain of God” he means the theology of love rooted in the pain of God” He brings a new interpretation to this central theme of the Christian faith.

Set up a giveaway. Drawing on the Scriptures, the thought of Martin Luther, and echoing many voices and streams from Christian tradition, Kitamori discusses the significance of Christ and his Passion as revelatory of a fundamental, paradoxical, deeply painful wound within the Godhead kita,ori, and of the nature of the relationship between God’s wrath and God’s love.

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Thinking the Faith from the Ground Up. Realities, Strategies and Methods. A History of Japanese Theology. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Many readers today might not be entirely comfortable with aspects of his way of analyzing the characteristics of cultures; nevertheless, Kitamori’s ideas and experience as a Japanese Lutheran Christian are thought-provoking and inspiring.

And if it is, it still may not fit! A Chorus of Prophetic Voices: He received a Ph. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He served both as a pastor, serving a congregation for forty-six years, and as a churchman, serving in various capacities and helping to draft of the confession of faith of the Kyodan Church. In short, upon re-reading the book, it actually seems more theologically adventurous than it did at first, and that is not necessarily a bad thing at all.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The divine anguish at the nexus of these mysteries has implications for how one might understand aspects of the Christian life, including ethics, mysticism, and eschatology. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Yet the merit of this work deserves attention even apart from the unique circumstances of its origin. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

He published forty-two books and many articles. A Dictionary of Asian Christianity. Kitamori linked the Japanese concepts of tsutsumu and tsurasonatural love and self-sacrificial death, with Christian principles.

Hidden Faith Born of Suffering.