Theology of Suffering and Mission for the Asian Church

ATA Digital's Podcast

Nov 22 2022 • 1 hr 7 mins

Episode 5:

Theology of Suffering and Mission for the Asian Church

About the guest:  Dr Kar Yong Lim is Lecturer in New Testament Studies and Assitant Director of Postgraduate Studies (MTh program) at Seminari Theoloji Malaysia (Malaysia Theological Seminary), Seremban, Malaysia

https://www.karyonglim.com/about.html Host:  Matthias Gergan,  ATA Digital Content Editor


00:00 - Introduction

3:39 - Why study the theology of suffering?

6:43 - The need for a theology of suffering in Asia today

10:21 - The relationship of suffering and the Gospel

15:48 - Suffering and the local church

19:07 - The relationship of suffering and glory

22:46  Why suffer when Christ has already suffered?

29:25 - Suffering and acts of penance in the church

32:21 - Socio-religious shifts in Malaysia

38:05 - Everyday implications from the the theology of suffering

46:39 - Reading the Bible from the grassroots

53:16 - Equipping academia to read from the grassroots

57:44 - The Bible and our everyday lives

1:03:52 -  - Upcoming projects