Week 1 of Book Giveaway

Week 1 of Book Giveaway May 20, 2013

This is week 1 of the book giveaway. Each of the next four weeks, I’ll discuss a different theme that follows the major sections of my new book Saving God’s Face: A Chinese Contextualization of Salvation through Honor and Shame. This week, someone will get 3 kindle books.

contextualizationgiveawayContextualization in the New Testament

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

A Theological Analysis of Insider Movements

Living at the Crossroads: An Introduction to a Christian Worldview

Transforming Worldviews

At the end of each week, I’ll pick a winner at random. I’ll give away books that are related to that week’s theme. If you want to defer for a later prize, you can do that…I’ll even add one more to help your odds, since you gave up your earlier prize.

How do you enter? There are a few different ways.

1. Subscribe by EMAIL  or FOLLOW the blog (this gets you 2 entries)

2. Post something about the book on your own blog or Facebook page (2 entries)

—you need to let me know

3. “Like” the Jackson Wu Page on Facebook (1 entry)

–make sure to add a link to my blog as well so I’ll be notified you did it.

4. “Follow” on Twitter (1 entry).

–If you are already a follower, then Tweet something about the book so I can see it.

Misc Notes

** I’ll start adding “entries” starting now. So, if you today enter in one of the ways mentioned, you’ll be entered into the contest.

** Your entries count for the entire four weeks (but you can only win once).

** If you buy the book, then leave a comment or post a blog to let me know. I’ll add an extra entry into the contest on your behalf. You can give away the free one as a gift. Keep the other books for yourself.

This week’s theme is CONTEXTUALIZATION.

In the first big section of the book, I tackle these questions:

1) Do evangelicals assume the gospel?

2) Do evangelicals assume a meaning of contextualization?

3) Why have evangelicals not been able to make more progress in developing a unified theory and method of contextualization?

4) What is the relationship between the biblical text and the cultural context?

5) How does worldview affect contextualization?

6) What is “theological contextualization”?

7) What is the relationship between contextualization and interpretation?

8) How do we actually do contextualization?


This week’s posts will all concern contextualization. Leave your comments.

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