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How Does the Catholic Church deal with the New Religious Movements in a Constructive Way (Focus on Asia)?

Prior, John (2015) How Does the Catholic Church deal with the New Religious Movements in a Constructive Way (Focus on Asia)? In: Evangelicals, Pentecostal Churches, Charismatics: new Religious Movements as a Challenge for the Catholic Church. Claretian Communications Foundations, Quezon City, Philippines, pp. 235-273. ISBN 978-621-8009-15-8

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This essay analyses the strength and divergent roles that Pentecostal movements are playing in Asia, with particular focus on China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and South Korea. After taking note of surveys of the varied impact of Pentecostalism in India (1996), Indonesia (1993, 2003, 2012) South Korea (2012), and Philippines (2004), the author takes up the inadequate response of the hierarchies of the Catholic Church in those countries. The essay then turns to the FABC and its pastoral priority of nurturing Basic Ecclesial Communities and explores how BECs might well learn from the Asian Pentecostal movements.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Pentecostalism, Asia, Catholic Church, Basic Ecclesial Movements
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Strategic Basic Research
Subjects: D - Missiology
D - Pastoral Studies
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Dr John Prior
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2016 23:44
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2016 23:44
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1883

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