Grassroots Asian Theology

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Grassroots Asian Theology: Thinking the Faith from the Ground Up

Simon Chan. Publisher: IVP Academic, 2014.

Reviewed by KimSon Nguyen, Ph.D. student in the School of Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary.


Grassroots Asian Theology presents a vibrant picture of the people of God in the Global South, especially among the grassroots branches of Christianity. Simon Chan, professor of systematic theology at Trinity Theological College in Singapore, brings Asian grassroots Pentecostalism as an authentic “flavor” into global ecumenical Christianity, challenging the issue of “how theology ought to be done” in an Asian context (8).

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