By Ethan Christofferson
“This e-book is theoretically subtle, empirically wealthy, and missiologically wise—an extraordinary contribution to modern missiology. this is often the one top missiological remedy of ethnic identification in courting to Christian conversion at the moment available.”
—Robert J. Priest, Professor of project, Anthropology, and overseas stories, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
“Christofferson’s Negotiating id is an important contribution to the exploration of the advanced fact of human id because it pertains to project thought and perform. Contextually grounded in northwestern Taiwan, Christofferson’s learn deals insights to undertaking students and practitioners in different settings.”
—Tite Tiénou, Dean and Professor of Theology of challenge, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
“Negotiating identification is a treasure for any missionary looking to comprehend the nuances of a fancy tradition. His findings express ethnic identities are frequently extra diverse than occasionally notion, and he has courageously performed the missionary group an outstanding carrier through stating the boundaries of the homogeneous unit precept. This learn is very urged for any missionary fascinated with knowing the folk to whom he seeks to minister.”
—Joel Nordtvedt, Missionary to Hakkas in Taiwan for twenty years.
“Focusing at the Hakkas in northwest Taiwan, Christofferson unearths the normal ‘people workforce’ lens inadequate to appreciate the tensions of being Hakka and being Christian. via interviews with thirty-six cultural informants, Christofferson identifies the fixity and fluidity of ways Hakkas imagine and act. This examine successfully strikes past a static realizing of ethnicity to, within the end, offering insights and proposals for ministry in a globalizing international of hybrid ethnic identities.”
—Richard R. cook dinner, affiliate Professor of Church historical past and Missions, trademarks Evangelical Seminary
Ethan Christofferson is a cross-cultural missionary operating one of the Hakka chinese language in Taiwan, a ministry he has been considering considering the fact that 1990. He has a PhD in intercultural experiences from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
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Negotiating Identity: Exploring Tensions between Being Hakka and Being Christian in Northwestern Taiwan (American Society of Missiology Monograph Series Book 13) by Ethan Christofferson