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Tables of Contents for Doing Local Theology
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Foreword
vii
 
Robert J. Schreiter
Preface
ix
 
Introduction: Waking Up
1
5
Walking, Talking, Doing Theology
6
15
Theology: The Why, How, What, Who, and Where
7
10
A Guiding Image: The Local Theologian as Village Cook
17
4
Jesus Teacher of Theology
21
22
The Local Life of Jesus, the Christ
23
3
The Authority of Jesus
26
2
The Pastoral Theology of Jesus
28
1
Theological Occasions
29
2
A Theology That Builds Community ``As If People Matter''
31
4
Good Theology
35
6
A Third Look at Jesus
41
2
Reappropriating Our Tradition
43
30
Our Tradition: Asking Questions
44
2
Rediscovering the Message of Jesus
46
6
Reappropriating the Theological Tradition
52
4
Reappropriating the Bible
56
7
Inspiring Examples
63
6
Good Theology
69
4
Theologies and Local Culture
73
22
Culture as a Local Reality
73
2
Implicit Theologies
75
2
``Value Stories''
77
2
Theology and the Dialogue with Culture
79
2
Local Language
81
2
The Filipino Concept of Bahala Na
83
3
Cultural Games
86
4
Cultural Stories
90
5
Local Theologies and the Social Situation
95
24
Doing Theology within a Particular Social Structure
96
2
Special Attention to the Poor
98
6
Theological Eyes and Social Glasses
104
5
Theological Social Analysis in Practice: Pastoral Letter on Poverty in Alabama (1990)
109
2
Regional Theological Sketches
111
8
Little Theologies
119
39
Little Theologies are Not Cheap Theology
121
4
Three Tasks of Little Theologies
125
5
Constructing Little Theologies
130
6
The Examined Life
136
5
Theological Occasions
141
3
Discovering Theological Occasions: The Art of Looking at Details
144
2
Ingredients of Little Theologies
146
1
Working with Images
147
3
Working with Proverbs
150
4
Working with Stories and Examples
154
4
Epilogue: A Culture of Hope
158
4
Fifty These for Doing Local Theology
162
7
Bibliography
169
10
Index
179