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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Theology of the Pain of God : Kazoh Kitamori :

Kitamori takes an important step toward expanding the dialogue between Christians of the East and West. Hidden Faith Born of Suffering. 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.

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Kitamori’s most famous work discusses idea of the pain of God. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Kitamore contends it “reflects his will to love the objects of his wrath Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


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Also, the systematic treatment of all aspects of theology based on this one idea is responsible but could also leave the reader wondering whether the author might be taking it a bit too far. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, kotamori it in, give it a second life.

Thinking the Faith from the Ground Up. Buy the selected items together This item: He graduated from the university inand continued there as an assistant until 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. New Testament and Mission: In high school, he was so impressed by a paper he read about Martin Luther that he made the decision in to go to Tokyo to attend the Lutheran Theological Seminary there.

Though I often speak against him, I still remember him. Theology of the Pain of God has reached a wide audience in Japan, even outside the Christian community. After re-visiting this book in depth several years later, after the novelty’s worn off, what I wrote above still stands, but I also have a greater appreciation for the potentially problematic features of Kitamori’s theology of the pain of God.


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. 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.

This book helped to resolve for me the perplexing issue of God’s inner attitude – his feelings of kitamoti and hate for mankind – and how it converges at the Cross. The gospel is the gospel of the cross, he says. 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 Kyodan Church.

The divine anguish at the nexus of these mysteries has implications for how one might understand aspects of the Christian life, including ethics, mysticism, and eschatology. Kitamori was born in Kumamoto in Retrieved from ” https: The Cross is where the pain of God is revealed to the eyes of sinful mankind.