<Embed>
& FREE Shipping. Details
Arrives: July 21 - 24 Details
Fastest delivery: July 15 - 16
Usually ships within 2 to 3 days.
As an alternative, the Kindle eBook is available now and can be read on any device with the free Kindle app.
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Ascension Theology and Ha... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Like New | Details
Sold by tabletopart
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: This Book is delivered by Media mail which may take upto 9-15 for delivery. Please be patient during the delivery window.

Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$50.55
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: tabletopart
Add to Cart
$55.08
+ Free Shipping
Sold by: Publisher Direct
Add to Cart
$56.50
+ Free Shipping
Sold by: Book Depository US
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Ascension Theology and Habakkuk: A Reformed Ecclesiology in Filipino American Perspective (Asian Christianity in the Diaspora) Paperback – December 19, 2018


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Paperback
$54.99
$50.54 $50.51

Black lives matter. Books to read right now.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Special offers and product promotions

Editorial Reviews

Review

“Embracing the experience and struggle (pakikibaka) of Filipino American Christians in diaspora, Dr. Neal Presa reappropriates a Reformed theology of Christ's ascension. This creative and contextual work offers inspiration to doing missiology, ecclesiology and spirituality in these turbulent times. Read this book and you are in for our grandparents' affectionate longing, Habbakuk's message of hope in the seemingly God"s present silence in midst of evil's reality, as well as a Filipino American diasporic brand of communal fiesta of witness and self-determination!” (Elizabeth S. Tapia, John Wesley College, Divinity School, Philippines)

“As the center of gravity of the Christian world moves to the global south, new voices emerge that give an added richness to our understanding of scripture and Reformed theology.  One of those voices is Filipino American pastor, ecumenist, and theologian, Neal Presa, who articulates a fresh vision of Christian life in his new book, Ascension and Habakkuk.  The sources that give this book vitality are a surprising mix: the prophet Habakkuk, the heritage of Filipino American Christianity, the Reformed tradition, and the reality of ascension.  Presa has mixed them together with a freshness that reminds us of love of God, love of community, and love of neighbor. I heartily recommend Ascension and Habakkuk to all who seek fresh insights for Christian faith and practice in our time.” (Clifton Kirkpatrick, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, USA)

“By way of acknowledgment, I say thank you for honoring a community of the faithful that is too often, too easily pushed to the margins. Through such a beautiful and accomplished expression, Dr. Presa has honored the Filipino American diaspora and future generations of those who live in the realm of the theology of struggle. It is this both-and dynamic of living in the liminal tension of multiple identities that then become both a challenge and an opportunity for authentic witness in the midst of the struggle to belong.  Dr. Presa connects a multiplicity of intersectional dots that give voice to Habakkuk as he links arms and engages mission and ministry with the Filipino communities.” (Mienda Uriarte, World Mission Office of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, USA)

“Dr. Neal Presa, who is deeply rooted in the Filipino culture and perfectly at home with life and ministry in the United States, uses insightful studies of the much-neglected book of Habakkuk and the less-visited doctrine of Ascension to spell out a Reformed ecclesiology that would speak meaningfully to people in Diaspora.  These biblical-theological explorations built on personal experiences is a significant and valuable contribution to the emerging field of Diaspora Theology.” (S. Wesley Ariarajah, Drew University, USA)

From the Back Cover

This book describes Reformed ecclesiology through the lived faith of the Filipino American Christian diaspora. It proposes a contextual, constructive ecclesiology by engaging with the Presbyterian/Reformed theological tradition’s understanding of the ascension of Jesus Christ with the Old Testament book of Habakkuk as a conversation partner.  


Product details

Customer reviews

5 star (0%) 0%
4 star (0%) 0%
3 star (0%) 0%
2 star (0%) 0%
1 star (0%) 0%
How does Amazon calculate star ratings?

No customer reviews