Asian Centres of Learning and Witness before 1000 C.E.: Insights for Today

@article{Cochrane2009AsianCO,
  title={Asian Centres of Learning and Witness before 1000 C.E.: Insights for Today},
  author={Steve Cochrane},
  journal={Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={26},
  pages={30 - 39}
}
  • Steve Cochrane
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Geography
  • Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies
This article briefly examines six centres of learning and witness representing Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Zoroastrian and Muslim faiths. It explores the implications of five potential insights arising from these historical models for the Asian contexts of today. These insights are approached from the perspective of the Christian world view, but are equally applicable to other faiths. An attempt has been made to do two main things. First is to highlight historically the importance of pre-modern… 
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