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This is an excerpt from the introduction of my second book, The Holy Spirit, Chi, and the Other.
“Within church history, Western theologians have tried to present Christian theology as pure, pristine, and unaltered, as if Christian theology has had no outside influence from other religions, societies, cultures, or values. Most modern scholars have accepted the reality that Christian theology emerged and developed within the Greco-Roman cultural hegemony and thus was heavily influenced by its philosophy, thought, practices, and understandings. Had Christian theology emerged elsewhere, perhaps in the East, our Continue reading