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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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Kitamori also has an almost uncanny ability to anticipate some of the questions that might arise and the answers his theology might give. By helping to renew the faith even as he seeks to reformulate it in non-Western terms, Dr. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This book helped to resolve for me the perplexing issue of God’s inner attitude – his feelings of love and hate for mankind – and how it converges at the Cross.

Read reviews that mention pain of god god is love wrath of god god between his wrath theology of the pain japanese suffering perspective theological fascinating idea interested jeremiah. He became a full professor inand continued to teach systematic dogmatic theology there until his retirement from teaching in Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation – Edition. Though I often speak against him, I still remember him. Realities, Strategies and Methods.

Kazoh Kitamori

New Testament and Mission: 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.

Kitamori was born in Kumamoto in Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Today, Christian thinkers are calling for an ecumenical theology. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fortunately, it is not necessary to be kitamorj well-read as Kitamori to benefit from this work. Katamori has developed the first original theology from the East. That many central aspects of his innovative ideas are not wholly new is a testament to the author’s subtlety, creativity, and responsibility to tradition.


A Chorus of Prophetic Voices: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Yet the merit of this work deserves attention even apart from the unique circumstances of its origin.

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

Showing of 11 reviews. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. After re-visiting this book in depth several years later, after the novelty’s worn off, what I wrote above kitamkri stands, but I also have a greater appreciation for the potentially problematic features of Kitamori’s theology of the pain of God.

Set up a giveaway. God’s love is rooted in this pain.

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. While modern Japanese versions were moving away from this translation, Kitamori felt that translators like Luther and Calvin gave him scholarly justification for keeping this translation as the basis of his work.

He received a Ph. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Kitamore expounds on the inner divine attitude towards sinners with Jeremiah Ships from and sold by Amazon.

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Theology of the Pain of God : The First Original Theology from Japan

Kaxoh the twentieth century, the Western world formulated most Christian theology. 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. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Share your thoughts with other customers. Challenges and Oportunities in Northeast Asia.

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Years before reading this book, I myself have come to believe that God’s love for man as created and his hatred for men as sinful was revealed at the Cross but was unable to reconcile these diametrically opposed and exclusive feelings and articulate how these diametrically opposed feeling, which seemed to exclude each other, were met at kszoh Cross until now.


His theme of the Pain of God remained a central idea in many of these. Kitamori was a major post-war theologian in Japan and this status kazohh him one of the most important players in the re-formation of the Kyodan Church United Church of Christ in Japan.

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.

His writing, in translation, is concise and accessible. Some of these items ship sooner than the others. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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 itself, and of the nature of the relationship between God’s wrath and God’s love.

The depth, which it brings to the subject, will bring to clearer light – to the one who would meditatively read it – the truly Biblical teaching regarding God’s attitude towards sinful mankind and how that love is supremely revealed at the Cross of Jesus Christ.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. 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 Kktamori Church.