Articles - Enoch Wan

Published Articles

2015

“Is Allah of the Koran the same as Jehovah of the OT? ---Reflection from a Chinese practitioner’s perspective.” Unpublished paper NW EMS meetings, 2015.

2014

“Relationship in the 21st Century: Theory and Practice.” EVANGELVISION, March 7, 2014.

“Diaspora Missiology and Beyond: Paths Taken and Ways Forward.” EMS National Conference, Atlanta, GA, September 2014.

2013

“A Warm, but Empty Voice? Reflections on Face-to-Face Interactions.” EVANGELVISION, December 2, 2013,

2011

“A Missio-Relational Reading of Mark.” (Co-authored with Narry Santos) EMS Occasional Bulletin, 2011

“Diaspora Mission Strategy in the Context of the United Kingdom in the 21st Century,”  Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies. OCMS (http://trn.sagpub.com). 28(1) January 2011:3-13

Enoch Wan and John Mark (pseudonym of a Christian worker serving in Turkish context) “Ministering in Turkish context: proposing a five-stage model for church planting,” Published in “Featured Article” of www.GlobalMissiology.org, January 2011

Diversity of Ghanaian Diaspora in the U.S.A.: Ministering to the Divers Ghanaian Communities through Ghanaian Congregation,” (co-author with Yaw Attah Edu-Bekoe), in EMS series of 2011.

Korean Diaspora: From Hermit Kingdom to Kingdom Ministry,” In Korean Diaspora and Christian Mission. Won Suk Ma and S. Hun Kim (eds.) Regnum Studies in Missions, UK 2011:85-102.

“Celebration and Consultation: From Edinburgh 1910 to Tokyo 2010,” In Evangelical and Frontier Mission Perspectives on the Global Progress of the Gospel Evangelical and Frontier Mission Perspectives on the Global Progress of the Gospel (editors: Beth Sudderly & Scott Moreau) . UK: Regnum Press. (forthcoming in 2011)

Enoch Wan & Mark Hedinger, “El Entrenamiento de Missioneros para el 21 Siglo Fundamentos Biblicos” Global Missiology (Spanish) www.GlobalMissiology.org, January 2011

A Comparative Study of Sino-American Cognitive & Theological Pattern & Proposed Alternative,” Global Missiology - www.GlobalMissiology.org, April 2011.

Rethinking Missiology in the Context of the 21st Century : Global Demographic Trends and Diaspora Missiology,” Great Commission Research Journal, Vol.2 no. 1. Summer 2010:7-20.

2010

“Three Steps Engaging the Diaspora in Canada in Christian Missions.” Global Missiology, July 2010.

“Partnerships Should Mimic the Trinity,” Faith Today, Canada, July/August 2010.

A Missio-Relational Reading of Romans,” Evangelical Missiological Society Occasional Bulletin, Winter 2010

Enoch Wan & Johnny Yee-chong Wan, “Relational Study of the Trinity and the Epistle to the Philippians,” Published in www.GlobalMissiology.org “Featured Article” April 1, 2010.

Enoch Wan & Kevin P. Penman, “The ‘Why,’ ’How’ and ‘Who’ of Partnership in Christian Missions,” Published in www.GlobalMissiology.org “Featured Article” April 1, 2010.

Enoch Wan and Geoff Baggett, “A Theology of Partnership: Implications for Implementation by a Local Church", Published in www.GlobalMissiology.org “Featured Article” April 1, 2010.

Rethinking Missiology in the context of the 21st Century: Global Demographic Trends and Diaspora Missiology,” Lausanne Diaspora Educators Consultation in Europe, April 16, 2010, OCMS, Oxford, UK.

“Global People and Diaspora Missiology, From Edinburgh 2010 to Tokyo 2010” In the Handbook of Global Mission: Consultation, Celebration, May 11th-14th, 2010. p. 92-106

Wan, Enoch & Tira, Sadiri Joy.  “Diaspora Missiology and Mission in the Context of the 21st Century,” Torch Trinity Journal, May 30, 2010, Volume 13, No.1, 46-6, Seoul, Korea.

Rethinking Missiology in the Context of the 21 St Century: Global Demographic Trends and Diaspora Missiology,” Great Commission Research Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1, Summer 2010 Biola University

“Mission” and “Missio Dei”: Response to Charles Van Engen’s “Mission Defined and Described,”  In Missionshift: Global Mission Issues in the Third Millennium, Edited by David J. Hesselgrave and Ed Stetzer, 2010:41-50

2009

“Core Values of Mission Organization in the Cultural Context of the 21st Century,” Published in www.GlobalMissiology.org  “Featured Article” January 2009

Enoch Wan & Paul Hiebert, “Missional Narrative and Missional Hermeneutic for the 21st Century,” Published in “Featured Article” of www.GlobalMissiology.org January 2009

Enoch Wan and Mark Vanderwerf , “A Review of the Literature on Ethnicity, National Identity and Related Missiological Studies,” Published in www.GlobalMissiology.org

"Ethical Issues Conducting Cross-Cultural Field Research". Transcending Borders. Logos Evangelical Seminary. Academic Volume 2.

“A Comparative Study of Sino-American Cognitive & Theological Pattern & Proposed Alternative,” In East-West Cultural Exchange: Review & Preview, Edited by Li Lin et.al. People’s Press, Shanghai, 2009:27-52.

"The Phenomenon of the Diaspora: Missiological Implications for Christian Missions," Asian American Christianity Reader. Viji Nakka-Cammauf and Timothy Tseng (editors). ISAAC (Institute for the study of Asian American Christianity). 2009:153-163.

2008

Enoch Wan & Linda Gross, “Christian Missions to Diaspora Groups: A Diachronic General Overview and Synchronic Study of Contemporary USA.”  (vol. 3, no. 2, 2008 www.GlobalMissiology.org )

"Relational Theology and Relational Missiology". Occasional Bulletin Vol. 21 No. 1

Complementary Aspects of Short-term Missions and Long-term Missions: Case Studies for a Win-win Situation,” (co-authored with Geoffrey Hartt) in Effective Engagement in Short-term Missions: Doing it Right!  Edited by Robert J. Priest, EMS series #16, 2008:62-98.

2007

Relational Theology and Relational Missiology,” Occasional Bulletin, Evangelical Missiological Society. (Winter 2007), 21:1, p.1-7.

Expectation and Reflection,” April 2007, On the occasion of Paul Hiebert’s passing.  April 2007, On the occasion of Paul Hiebert’s passing.

Ministry in the Context of Suffering: A Case Study of Southern Sudan.” In Missions in Contexts of Violence. Edited by Keith E. Eitel, Evangelical Missiological Society Series, Number 15: 283-310, 2007.

"Diaspora Missiology". Occasional Bulletin. Evangelical Missiological Society, Vol. 20 No. 2, 2007

2006

Evangelical Theology, Postmodernity, and the Promise of Interdisciplinarity,” (co-authored with Mabiala Kenzo), Global Missiology, Featured Articles, January 2006, www.GlobalMissiology.org

Wan, Enoch with Mark Hedinger. “Understanding ‘relationality’ from a Trinitarian Perspective,” Global Missiology, Trinitarian Studies, (January 2006). www.GlobalMissiology.org

The Paradigm of ‘relational realism’,” Occasional Bulletin, Evangelical Missiological Society. (Spring 2006), 19:2, p.1-4.

2005

Holistic Ministry/Missions: Reflections & Resource Material,” Global Missiology, Featured Article, October 2005, www.GlobalMissiology.org

The Salvation of the Un-evangelized: What the Literature Suggests,” co-authored with Robert A. Altstadt, Published in Global Missiology, Contemporary Practices, January 2005, www.GlobalMissiology.org

The Paradigm & Pressing Issues of Inter-disciplinary Research Methodology.” Global Missiology. January 2005. www.GlobalMissiology.org

“Missionary strategy in the Epistle to the Romans,” To the End of the Earth,  Hong Kong Association of Christian Missions Ltd. (July-Sept., 2005):1-2. (in Chinese)

Social Sciences and Mission,” Global Missiology, Research Methodology, April 2005, www.GlobalMissiology.org

2004


“Ethnohermeneutics: Its Necessity and Difficulty for All Christians of All Times”. Global Missiology. January 2004. www.GlobalMissiology.org
Paper posted at www.feca.org by invitation: “Spiritual Warfare What Chinese Christians Should Know and Do.” 2004.

Christian Witness in Pluralistic Contexts in the 21st Century, William Carey Library, Pasadena, California. 2004

Jewish-Gentile Couples: Trends, Challenges, and Hopes, (co-authored with Tuvya Zaretsky). William Carey Library, Pasadena, California. 2004

Scattered: The Filipino Global Presence (co-editors), LifeChange Publishing. Manila. 2004

The Future of Globalizing Missions: What the Literature Suggests”. Marty Shaw. Jr. and Enoch Wan. Global Missiology. April 2004. www.GlobalMissiology.org

Book Review, The Fundamentalist Movement Among Protestant Missionaries in China, 1920-1937, By Kevin Xiyi Yao, Evangelical Missions Quarterly 40:4, pp528-530.   

“Missionary anthropology= Cultural anthropology + Theology?” in Pastoral Journal, Issue 16, May, 2004: 115-130

“Traditional mission theology and contextual mission theology,” in Pastoral Journal, Issue 16, May, 2004: 149-158.

“A Critique of Charles Kraft’s Use/Misuse of Communication and Social Sciences in Biblical Interpretation and Missiological Formulation”. Global Missiology. October 2004. www.GlobalMissiology.org

“Ethnic Receptivity and Intercultural Ministries”. Global Missiology. October 2004. www.GlobalMissiology.org

"What Denominational Leaders Should Know But Have Never Been Told Regarding Intercultural Ministries". T.V. Thomas and Enoch Wan. Global Missiology. October 2004. www.GlobalMissiology.org

“A Biblical Theology of Multi-Ethnicity and Multi-Culturality: Diversity in Unity and God’s Ultimate Purpose for Humanity,” (co-authored with Alonzo Ramirez), Global Missiology, Featured Articles, July 2004, www.GlobalMissiology.org

“The Phenomenon of the Diaspora: Missiological implications for Christian Missions” Chapter 13 Asian American Christianity: A Reader, Edited by Viji Nakka-Cammauf and Timothy Tseng, The Pacific Asian American and Canadian Christian Education project (PAACCE) and the Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity (ISAAC), 2004

“Ethnohermeneutics: Its Necessity and Difficulty for All Christians of All Times,” Published in Global Missiology, January 2004, www.GlobalMissiology.org

The Future of Globalizing Missions: What the Literature Suggests,”
Marty Shaw, Jr. and Enoch Wan, Published in Global Missiology, April 2004, www.GlobalMissiology.org

2003

“Pastor As Servant-Leader” Christian Living Quarterly, vol. 1, no. 3 2003.1 “Mission Among the Chinese Diaspora: A Case Study of Migration and Mission,” Missiology: An International Review, Vol. XXXI., No. 1, January 2003:35-43

"Exploring Sino-Spirituality". Christianity in China. February 2003.

“Exploring Sino-Spirituality.” Western Seminary, February 2003.

“The magnificent Christ and human culture” in The Glorious Christ and the Contemporary Christian. Lawrence Chan (editor). Christian Witness Theological Seminary, Concord, California. pp. 268-286.

Mission among the Chinese Diaspora: A Case Study of Migration and Mission” American Society Missiology. 31, no. 1, (2003): 35. Pasadena, CA 

“Rethinking Missiological Research Methodology: Exploring a New Direction”. Global Missiology. Oct 2003. www.GlobalMissiology.org

"Sino-Spirituality: A Case Study of Trinitarian Paradigm”. Global Missiology. Oct. 2003. www.GlobalMissiology.org

Spiritual Warfare: Overcoming Demonization”. Global Missiology. Oct. 2003. www.GlobalMissiology.org

Spiritual Warfare: What Chinese Christians Should Know and Do”. Global Missiology. Spiritual Dynamics. Oct. 2003. www.GlobalMissiology.org

2001

“21th Century Religious Mega-trend and Challenge – Part Three.” Chinese Church Today.  April: 48-51, 2001.

“21th Century Religious Mega-trend and Challenge – Part Two.” Chinese Church Today. Feburary:36-39, 2001.

 “Ethnocentrism,” Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions. P.324-325. Edited by Scott Moreau. Baker Books. 2001.

2000

Theological contribution of Sino-theology to global Christian community.” Chinese Around the World. July 2000.

Jesus Christ for the Chinese: A Contextual Reflection,” Chinese Around the World. November 2000.

Practical contextualization:  A case study of evangelizing contemporary Chinese.” Chinese Around the World.  March 2000:18-24.

Theological contribution of Sino-theology to global Christian community.”  Chinese Around the World. July 2000.

“21th Century Religious Mega-trend and Challenge – Part One.” Chinese Church Today. December:13-17, 2000.

1999

Sino-theology: A survey study. Ontario, Canada: Christian Communication Inc. of Canada.

Christianity in the eye of traditional Chinese.” Chinese Around the World. July 1999:17-23.

“Critique of Traditional Western Theology.” Chinese Around the World.     October 1999:19-25.

“Cultural Differences and Conflicts: A Comparative between Local-born Chinese and Overseas-born Chinese,” First Evangelical Church Association Bulletin, August:18-20, 1999.

Sailing in the Western Wind,” Chinese Around the World. March:18-21, 1999.

Cults and Missions.” Great Commission Quarterly.  May:9-11, 1999.

“Systematisation of the Theological Pursuit for the Chinese: An Exploration.” In Modernity, Change in Tradition and Theological Reflection.  Edited by Eddie Chung. Hong Kong: Tao Fong Shan Christian Centre Ltd., p.183-203.

Spiritual Warfare – What Chinese Christian Should Know And Do,” First Evangelical Church Association Bulletin, December:6-9, 1999.

1997

Banishing the old and building the new: An Exploration of Sino-theology. Ontario, Canada : Christian Communication Inc. of  Canada.

“A Case Study of Comparative Analysis of Three Religious Movements in Latin America.” Evangelical Theological Society, March 1997

1996

"Horizon of Inter-philosophical Dialogue: A Paradigmatic Comparative Study of the Ameri-European & The Sino-Asian Cognitive Patterns/Processes." Cultural Revitalization for China. 1996:1-5 (in Chinese)

“Spiritual Dynamics in Trinitarian Missiology.” Reformed Theological Seminary, EMS SE Meeting, Mar 1996.

1995

“Protestant Ethic and Chinese Culture: A Reflection of Max Weber’s Theory and Methodology.” In East & West: Religious Ethics and Other Essays.  Edited by Zhang Zhigang & M.Y. Stewart.  Beijing: Central Translation & Publication of China.

"A critique of Charles Kraft's use / misuse  of communication and social science in biblical interpretation and missiological formulation,"  In Missiology and the social sciences: contributions, cautions and conclusions.  Edited by Edward Rommen and Gary Orwin,  p.121-164, Pasadena:  William Carey Library.

Wan, Enoch (Ed.).   Missions Within Reach:  Intercultural Ministries in Canada.  Hong Kong:  China Alliance Press, 1995.

1994

“Horizon of Inter-philosophical Dialogue: A Paradigmatic Comparative Study of the Ameri-European & The Sino-Asian Cognitive Patterns/Processes."  Cultural Revitalization for China.  1996:1-5 (in Chinese)

1992

Mission Resource Manual. Edmonton, Canada: China Alliance Press of Canada.

“Scriptural Spirituality”  Chinese in North America.  July-August: 2-4, 1992.

1991

"The Theology of Family: A Chinese Case Study of Contextualization," Chinese in North America. March - April 1991.

"The Theology of Spiritual Formation:  A Case Study of Contextualized Chinese Theology,"  Chinese in North America, March-April 1991:2-7, California:   Chinese Coordination Centre of World Evangelism - North America.

1990

Ethnic Receptivity Factors,” In Reclaiming a Nation.  Edited by Arnell Motz. P. 117-132. Richmond, B.C.., Canada: Church Leadership Library.

1988

"Deliverance from Demonization," Alliance Family, 1989 Spring:8-12, Manila, Philippines: CAMACOP 1988a    "Spiritual Warfare: Understanding Demonization," Alliance Family, 1988 Summer: 6-18, Manila, Philippines: CAMACOP.

“Spiritual Warfare: Understanding Demonization,” Alliance Family. (Summer)August, 1988:6-18.

“Deliverance from Demonization.” Alliance Family. Spring:8-12. Manila,   Philippines: CAMACOP.

The Confucian Ethic and the Chinese Cultural Attitudes Towards Work,"  Crux, September 1988 1vol.  XXIV, No. 3.

"The Worldview of Overseas Chinese,"  December, 1988:23ff.  Chinese Churches Today, Hong Kong:  Chinese Coordination Centre of World Evangelism (in Chinese).

1985

Tao - The Chinese Theology of God-Man," His Dominion, Spring 1985:24-27, Regina, Saskatchewan: Canadian Theological Seminary.

1983

"The Strength and Weakness of Chinese Culture," January 1983:8ff. Chinese Churches Today, January 1983:8ff. Hong Kong: Chinese Coordination Centre of  World Evangelism, (in Chinese).

“Know Thyself,” Intouch Canadian Theological Seminary, Vol. 12 Number 2, 1983

1982

Critique of Functional Missionary Anthropology,” His Dominion, Vol. 8, No. 3, Spring 1982:18-22.

“The Theological Application of Contextual-Interaction Model of Culture,” His Dominion, Vol. 9 Number 1, October 1982

1979

"The Theological Application of the Contextual-Interaction Model of Culture," His Dominion, October 1982:2-8, Regina, Saskatchewan:  Canadian Theological Seminary. 1979 "Faith and Culture,"  The Alliance Quarterly, June 1979: vol. 28: 3ff.

1978

“The Dynamics of Ethnicity: A Case Study on the Immigrant Community of New York Chinatown,” Unpublished doctoral dissertation, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1978.