Bibliography

 Christianity in Southeast Asia

Faith without boundaries

John Roxborogh

Bibliographies

Text, References and SEA studies

Textbook

Goh, Robbie B. H. (2005). Christianity in Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia background series ; no. 7. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

Reference Books

Burgess, Stanley M., and Ed M. Van der Maas. (2002). The new international dictionary of Pentecostal and charismatic movements. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan Pub. House.

Moffett, Samuel H. (1998). A history of Christianity in Asia. 2nd rev. and corrected ed. 2 vols, American Society of Missiology series ; no. 36. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books

Sunquist, Scott. A Dictionary of Asian Christianity. Grand Rapids, Mi: Eerdmans, 2001.

Southeast Asian Studies

Chou, Cynthia, and Vincent Houben. (2006). Southeast Asian studies : debates and new directions. Singapore: ISEAS.

 

Kratoska, Paul H., Remco Raben, and Henk Schulte Nordholt. (2005). Locating Southeast Asia. Singapore, Singapore University Press.   

 

Lockard, Craig A. (2009). Southeast Asia in World History. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

 

Ravi, Srilata, Mario Rutten, Beng-Lan Goh. (2004). Asia in Europe, Europe in Asia. Singapore, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.  

 

SarDesai, D. (2010). Southeast Asia : past and present. 6th ed. Boulder CO: Westview Press.

 

Other important sources

Adeney, Frances S. (2003). Christian women in Indonesia : a narrative study of gender and religion, Women and religion. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press.

Aragon, Lorraine V. (2000). Fields of the Lord : animism, Christian minorities, and state development in Indonesia. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.

Armstrong, M. Jocelyn, R. Warwick Armstrong, and K. Mulliner. (2001). Chinese populations in contemporary Southeast Asian societies : identities, interdependence and international influence. Richmond: Curzon.

England, John C., ed. (2003). Asian Christian theologies : a research guide to authors, movements, sources. Vol. 2, Southeast Asia. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books ISPCK/Claretian Publishers.

Fox Thomas, C. (2002). Pentecost in Asia : a new way of being church. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books.

Gilley, Sheridan, and Brian Stanley. (2006). World Christianities, c. 1815-1914, The Cambridge history of Christianity ; v. 8. Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Hefner, Robert W. (1993). Conversion to Christianity : historical and anthropological perspectives on a great transformation. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.

Klinken, Gerry van. (2003). Minorities, modernity and the emerging nation : Christians in Indonesia, a biographical approach. Leiden: KITLV Press.

Lukens-Bull, Ronald A., ed. (2003). Sacred places and modern landscapes : sacred geography and social-religious transformations in South and Southeast Asia. Tempe, AZ: Monograph Series Press, Program for Southeast Asian Studies, Arizona State University.

McLeod, Hugh, ed. (2006). World Christianities. Vol. 9, The Cambridge History of Christianity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Phan, Peter C., and Alexandre de Rhodes. (1998). Mission and catechesis : Alexandre de Rhodes and inculturation in seventeenth-century Vietnam, Faith and cultures series. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books.

Russell, A. Sue. (1999). Conversion, identity, and power : the impact of Christianity on power relationships and social exchanges. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Steenbrink, Karel A., Jan Steenbrink, and Henry Jansen. (1993). Dutch colonialism and Indonesian Islam : contacts and conflicts 1596-1950, Currents of encounter ; v. 7. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Tamney, Joseph B., and Linda Hsueh-Ling Chiang. (2002). Modernization, globalization, and Confucianism in Chinese societies, Religion in the age of transformation. Westport, Conn.: Praeger.

Vischer, Lukas, ed. (2003). Christian worship in Reformed Churches past and present. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Wiking, Göran. (2004). Breaking the pot : contextual responses to survival issues in Malaysian churches, Studia missionalia Svecana ; 96. Lund: Studia Missionalia Svecana.

Books suitable for Review

Adeney, Frances S. Christian Women in Indonesia : A Narrative Study of Gender and Religion, Women and Religion. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2003.

Aragon, Lorraine V.Fields of the Lord : Animism, Christian Minorities, and State Development in Indonesia. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2000, chapter 6 "Sacrificial dialogues and Christian ritual qualifications" pp.202-239.

Fox Thomas, C. (2002). Pentecost in Asia : a new way of being church. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books.

Klinken, Gerry van. Minorities, Modernity and the Emerging Nation : Christians in Indonesia, a Biographical Approach. Leiden: KITLV Press, 2003.

McKenzie, Douglas G., and I. Wayan Mastra. The Mango Tree Church : The Story of the Protestant Christian Church in Bali. Brisbane: Boolarong Publications, 1988.

Phan, Peter C. Mission and Catechesis : Alexandre De Rhodes and Inculturation in Seventeenth-Century Vietnam, Faith and Cultures Series. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1998.

Russell, A. Sue. Conversion, Identity, and Power : The Impact of Christianity on Power Relationships and Social Exchanges. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1999.

Sakhong Lian, H. Religion and Politics among the Chin People in Burma (1896-1949), Studia Missionalia Upsaliensia ; 80. Uppsala: Uppsala University, 2000.

Steenbrink, Karel A., Jan Steenbrink, and Henry Jansen. (1993). Dutch colonialism and Indonesian Islam : contacts and conflicts 1596-1950, Currents of encounter ; v. 7. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Tamney, Joseph B., and Linda Hsueh-Ling Chiang. Modernization, Globalization, and Confucianism in Chinese Societies, Religion in the Age of Transformation,. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2002.

Wiking, Göran. Breaking the Pot : Contextual Responses to Survival Issues in Malaysian Churches, Studia Missionalia Svecana ; 96. Lund: Studia Missionalia Svecana, 2004.

Topical Bibliography

Module One : Introduction, historiography and methodology

Module Two : Telling the story : a tale of two centuries

Module Three : Religious Contexts, Common Experiences and Recurring Issues

Module Four : Institutions and Identity

Module One : Introduction, historiography and methodology

1. Ownership: "Whose idea is Southeast Asia?"

Benda, H J. "The Structure of Southeast Asian History: Some Preliminary Observations." Journal of Southeast Asian History 3, no. 1 (1962): 106-38.

Keyes, Charles F. "Being Protestant Christians in Southeast Asian Worlds." Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 27, no. 2 (1996): 280-92.

Smail, J R W. "On the Possibility of an Autonomous History of Modern Southeast Asia." Journal of Southeast Asian History 2, no. 2 (1961): 72-102.

2. "What has mattered and how do we decide?" Timelines and Themes

3. How has the story been told? How does it need to be told? Who is telling it? Reviewing the literature and other resources and identifying what is needed

John Roxborogh, Themes and issues in the historiography of SEA Christianity, Henry Martyn Centre, 2006.pdf

Module Two : Telling the story : a tale of two centuries

4. SEA Christianity in the 19th century

Francisco, José Mario C. "Christianity as Church and Story and the Birth of the Filipino Nation in the Nineteenth Century." In World Christianities, c. 1815-1914, edited by Sheridan Gilley and Brian Stanley, 528-41. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Roxborogh, John. "Contextualisation and Re-Contextualisation: Regional Patterns in the History of Southeast Asian Christianity." Asia Journal of Theology 9(1) (1995): 30-46.

5. SEA Christianity in the 20th century

Roxborogh, John. "Christianity in South-East Asia, 1914-2000." In The Cambridge History of Christianity World Christianities C.1914-C.2000, edited by Hugh McLeod, 436-49. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Roxborogh, John. "Contextualisation and Re-Contextualisation: Regional Patterns in the History of Southeast Asian Christianity." Asia Journal of Theology 9(1) (1995): 30-46.

Module Three : Religious Contexts, Common Experiences and Recurring Issues

6. Continuity, Syncretism and Power in Primal Societies

Amster, Matthew. "New Sacred Lands. The Making of a Christian Prayer Mountain in Highland Borneo." In Sacred Places and Modern Landscapes : Sacred Geography and Social-Religious Transformations in South and Southeast Asia, edited by Ronald A Luckens-bull, 131-60. Tempe, AZ: Monograph Series Press, Program for Southeast Asian Studies, Arizona State University, 2003.

Aragon, Lorraine V. Fields of the Lord : Animism, Christian Minorities, and State Development in Indonesia. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2000, chapter 6 "Sacrificial dialogues and Christian ritual qualifications" pp.202-239.

Cohen, Erik. "Christianization and Indigenization: Contrasting Processes of Religious Adaptation in Thailand." In Indigenous Responses to Western Christianity, edited by Steven Kaplan, 29-55. New York: New York University Press, 1995.

Russell, A. Sue. Conversion, Identity, and Power : The Impact of Christianity on Power Relationships and Social Exchanges. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1999.

Steenbrink, Karel A. "The Rehabilitation of the Indigenous. A Survey of Recent Research on the History of Christianity in Indonesia." Exchange. Journal of Missiological and Ecumenical Research 22, no. 3 (1993): 250-63.

Tapp, N. "The Impact of Missionary Christianity Upon Marginalized Ethnic Minorities: The Case of the Hmong." Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 20, no. 1 (1989): 70-95.

 

See also Syncretism: http://www.roxborogh.com/syncretism.htm

7. Christian faith in the context of Buddhism and Chinese folk religion

DeBernardi, Jean. "The Localization of Christianity among Chinese in Singapore and Malaysia." In Chinese Populations in Contemporary Southeast Asian Societies : Identities, Interdependence and International Influence, edited by M. Jocelyn Armstrong, R. Warwick Armstrong and K. Mulliner, 123-50. Richmond: Curzon, 2001.

Ngata, Judith. "World Religions as a Source of Power among Chinese Women in Malaysia." In Chinese Populations in Contemporary Southeast Asian Societies : Identities, Interdependence and International Influence, edited by M. Jocelyn Armstrong, R. Warwick Armstrong and K. Mulliner, 151-87. Richmond: Curzon, 2001. Chapter 6, "The religious market in Sinitic societies", pp155-185, 221-224.

Phan, Peter C. Mission and Catechesis : Alexandre De Rhodes and Inculturation in Seventeenth-Century Vietnam, Faith and Cultures Series. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1998.

Tamney, Joseph B., and Linda Hsueh-Ling Chiang. Modernization, Globalization, and Confucianism in Chinese Societies, Religion in the Age of Transformation,. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2002.

8. Christianity in environments of Island SEA

Adeney, Frances S. Christian Women in Indonesia : A Narrative Study of Gender and Religion, Women and Religion. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2003.

McKenzie, Douglas G., and I. Wayan Mastra. The Mango Tree Church : The Story of the Protestant Christian Church in Bali. Brisbane: Boolarong Publications, 1988.

Module Four : Institutions and Identity

9. The Christian Conference of Asia and the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences

Federation of Asian Bishop's Conferences

Christian Conference of Asia

 

Fox Thomas, C. (2002). Pentecost in Asia : a new way of being church. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books.

John Paul II, Post-Synodical Apostolic Exhortation Ecclesia in Asia, 1999. (Ecclesia in Asia)

Park, Sung Jung. "A Short Sketch of the First 25 Years of the CCA." South East Asia Journal of Theology 23, no. 2 (1982): 183-97

Phan, Peter C. The Asian Synod : Texts and Commentaries. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2002.

Philip, T V. "Christian Conference of Asia: A Historical Overview." Asia Journal of Theology 9, no. 1 (1995): 2-29.

Roxborogh, John. A Common Voice : A History of the Ecumenical Movement in Malaysia, Ecumenism in Malaysia Series ; 1. Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: Resource Research and Communication Unit Council of Churches of Malaysia, 1991.

Weber, Hans Ruedi. Asia and the Ecumenical Movement, 1895-1961. London,: SCM, 1966.

10. Theological Education

Asia Theological Association

Association for Theological education in Southeast Asia

Seminari Theoloji Malaysia

Trinity Theological College

Allen, Yorke. A Seminary Survey; a Listing and Review of the Activities of the Theological Schools and Major Seminaries Located in Africa, Asia, and Latin America Which Are Training Men to Serve as Ordained Ministers and Priests in the Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Churches. New York,: Harper, 1960.

Anderson, S. R., and Charles Stanley Smith. The Anderson-Smith Report on Theological Education in Southeast Asia, Especially as It Relates to the Training of Chinese for the Christian Ministry : The Report of a Survey Commission, 1951-1952. New York, N.Y.: Board of Founders Nanking Theological Seminary, 1952.

Bong Rin Ro, "Training Asians in Asia: places for higher theological education." Taiwan Mission Quarterly, January 2000.

Fleming, John R. "Theological education in South East Asia," South East Asia Journal of Theology, 6-7, April-July 1965, pp.3-149.

Gilmore, Alec. An International Directory of Theological Colleges. London: SCM Press, 1996.

Kinsler, F. Ross, ed. Ministry by the People : Theological Education by Extension. Geneva, Switzerland: WCC Publications, 1983.

Suh, David Kwang-sun, Annette Meuthrath, and Choe Hyondok, eds. Charting the Future of Theology and Theological Education in Asian Contexts. Delhi: ISPCK, 2004.

Yeow Choo Lak. "Theological Education in South East Asia, 1957-2002." International Bulletin of Missionary Research 28, no. 1 (2004): 26-29.

Hwa Yung, "Critical issues facing theological education in Asia," Transformation 12, October-December, 1995, pp.1-6.

Other Topics

11. Contextualisation

England, John C., ed. Asian Christian Theologies : A Research Guide to Authors, Movements, Sources. Vol. 2, Southeast Asia. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books ISPCK/Claretian Publishers, 2003.

McKenzie, Douglas G., and I. Wayan Mastra. The Mango Tree Church : The Story of the Protestant Christian Church in Bali. Brisbane: Boolarong Publications, 1988.

Phan, Peter C. Mission and Catechesis : Alexandre De Rhodes and Inculturation in Seventeenth-Century Vietnam, Faith and Cultures Series. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1998.

 

Roxborogh, John 1989 notes on doing contextual theology 

 

______,Third World Theology Reading 1998.pdf

 

12. Ecumenism

 

Koschorke, Klaus. "The World Missionary Conference in Edinburgh 1910 and the Rise of National Church Movements in Asia and Africa." In Transkontinentale Beziehungen in Der Geschichte Des Aussereuropèaischen Christentums. Transcontinental Links in the History of Non-Western Christianity, edited by Klaus Koschorke, 203-17. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2002.

Roxborogh, John. A Common Voice : A History of the Ecumenical Movement in Malaysia, Ecumenism in Malaysia Series ; 1. Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: Resource Research and Communication Unit Council of Churches of Malaysia, 1991.

13. Geography and Spirituality

Amster, Matthew. "New Sacred Lands. The Making of a Christian Prayer Mountain in Highland Borneo." In Sacred Places and Modern Landscapes : Sacred Geography and Social-Religious Transformations in South and Southeast Asia, edited by Ronald A Luckens-bull, 131-60. Tempe, AZ: Monograph Series Press, Program for Southeast Asian Studies, Arizona State University, 2003.

14. Women

Adeney, Frances S. Christian Women in Indonesia : A Narrative Study of Gender and Religion, Women and Religion. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2003.

Kirk, Margaret. Let Justice Flow. An Asian Woman Works Creatively for the Liberation of Her People. Delhi: ISPCK, 1997.

Ngata, Judith. "World Religions as a Source of Power among Chinese Women in Malaysia." In Chinese Populations in Contemporary Southeast Asian Societies : Identities, Interdependence and International Influence, edited by M. Jocelyn Armstrong, R. Warwick Armstrong and K. Mulliner, 151-87. Richmond: Curzon, 2001. Chapter 6, "The religious market in Sinitic societies", pp155-185, 221-224.