Dorottya Nagy

Dorottya Nagy
Protestantse Theologische Universiteit | PThU · Faculty of Theology

PhD

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Introduction
Dorottya Nagy currently works at the Faculty of Theology, Protestantse Theologische Universiteit; Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Dorottya does research in migration and theology (has a project on the triangulation of state-church-refugee´s conversion question), methodologies in studying Christianity worldwide (the question about world Christianity) with special focus on Central and Eastern Europe.

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The Willingen Conference of 1952 is known for its supposed “par�adigm shift” in understanding mission as missio Dei. This article offers theological and historical contexts for the conference and its multiple approaches to mission and the Church. This is done through a re-reading of some of the major texts at the conference and the re�flection on t...
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This selection of texts introduces students and researchers to the multi- and interdisciplinary field of mission history. It apprises them with current discussions, insights and theories. The four parts of this book acquaint the readers with methodological considerations and recurring themes in the academic study of the history of mission. Part one...
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World Christianity publications proliferate but the issue of methodology has received little attention. World Christianity: Methodological Considerations addresses this lacuna and explores the methodological ramifications of the World Christianity turn. In twelve chapters scholars from various academic backgrounds (anthropology, religious studies,...
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With reference to the growing body of literature on worldings (e.g. world literature, world history, world philosophy), the present chapter argues that in order to develop ‘World Christianity’ into a methodological approach, a thorough consideration of the broader intellectual discourses that emphasize a world-mindedness is needed. Therefore, the p...
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The article argues that the currently growing advocacy of guanxi, especially in studies in international economics and business, create myths about guanxi as being a unique, incomparable, and to a certain extent even incomprehensible characteristic of "the Chinese culture". According to the purposes of engagement with Chinese people, different grou...
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As a result of EU’s refugee and asylum seeking policies responding to flows of refugees and asylum seekers form the Near East, but also from Africa, Latin America and Asia, Christian communities and theologians relating to them have been appealing to hospitality as a viable theological notion in fostering Christian activism within their own communi...
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These reflections are contributions to the volume Kim, Chin-bong, Dwight P. Baker, Jon Bonk, J. Nelson Jennings, and Jae Hoon Lee. 2018. People disrupted: doing mission responsibly among refugees and migrants, which is the This volume is the the Korean Global Mission Leadership Forum's 2017 consultation in Sokcho, Korea, on the subject "Migration,...
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Waar is de grens? Waar zijn de grenzen? Gedachten over migratiedynamieken voor gesprekken tijdens het najaarsberaad van het Christelijk-Sociaal Congres, Amsterdam, 30 november 2017 Dorottya Nagy Protestantse Theologische Universiteit, Amsterdam Werkend met de metafoor van "grenzen" gaat Nagy op zoek naar het menselijke gezicht van de samenleving in...
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Toen collega Edward van 't Slot mij de titel van deze lezing voorstelde heb ik hem aangenomen zonder verzet. Zelf was ik nooit op het idee gekomen om op zoek te gaan naar een appel voor de kerk in Bonhoeffers tekst; en toen ik de titel van Stevo Akkermans bijdrage zag, bracht mijn vrije associatie me naar Jean-Louis Chrétiens L'appel et la réponse,...
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This chapter argues that the term ‘World Christianity’ represents a multidisciplinary theological approach in researching Christianity worldwide. This is instead of regarding it as a new field, discipline or phenomenon, as is more usually done by scholars. In order to sketch out the ways in which a theological World Christianity approach could be u...
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The present paper served as opening reflections at the beginning of the Central and Eastern European Association for Mission Studies´ annual conference on 10 May 2016, in Osijek, Croatia. The paper seeks to create a framework for meaningful discussions on the part of the conference participants. After explaining the title of the conference, the pap...
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Weinig onderwerpen zijn zo complex als migratie. Natuurlijk schieten we te hulp als mensen in nood ons land binnenkomen. Maar er lijken ook grenzen te zijn aan wat we aankunnen, zeker als onze eigen identiteit bedreigd wordt. Tijd voor een christelijk perspectief op migratie, dat wegblijft bij het klassieke links-rechtsdenken. René de Reuver en Dor...
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The annual conference of the Central and Eastern European Association for Mission Studies (CEEAMS) was held in Osijek, Croatia, between 13-17 February 2017. Its theme was “Love, Live, and Delight: Conversations in Central and Eastern Europe on Present Day Documents on Mission.” The participants reflected on mission documents from different Christia...
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This article draws on the interactions of multiple voices addressing the issue of conversion-based asylum claims in Europe. It formulates a set of theological and missiological reflections on conversion and asylum. It argues that the complex interactions among immigration services, institutionalized churches, Christian organizations and asylum seek...
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The present article, with a special attention to migration dynamics, envisions a theology-missiology relevant to both academic and non-academic settings by means of a quest to place theology at the heart of the definition of missiology. The article argues that a theology-missiology defined through " love God " and " love your fellow human being " r...
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The present paper addresses the question of methodology in theology-missiology’s engagement with migration studies in academic settings. Migration Studies’ rapidly growing literature rarely discusses methodology. While acknowledging that research is always defined by methodology with ontology, epistemology and their assumptions as core-components,...
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Berglund, Bruce R. and Brian Porter-Szűcs, eds. 2013. Christianity and Modernity in Eastern Europe. Budapest and New York: Central European University Press. 386 pp. Reviewed by Dorottya Nagy, University of South Africa, Helsinki, Finland.
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The present article examines the case of the Freundenkreis für Mission unter Chinesen in Deutschland (Friends of Mission to Chinese in Germany, FMCD) and its Chinesische Leihbücherei (Chinese Lending Library, CLL) to describe and analyze aspects of the complex question of the mission for China and Chinese people, with particular focus on mission wo...
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The present article draws attention to the significance of the “Christian” component in researching Chinese migrants’ presence in post-1989 Hungary within the framework of Chinese globalization and the globalization of Chinese Christianity. After a brief review of the dynamics of Chinese migration to Hungary and special focus on the formation of Ch...
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Recent years have witnessed an articulated attention given to ‘China’ as a rising economic power. Parallel to this economic perspective, a renewed attention to the relationship between China and Christianity has also started to become verbalised in speeches of such prominent persons as the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Pope and the general secr...
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This paper is a follow-up to a presentation given at the study-day 'Religion and Ethnicity in Transylvania' on the 17th of October 2006, organized by the section Kerkinactie of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands and Centrum IIMO (University of Utrecht). The article aims to present the positions and the functions of Lutheranism in the contempo...
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The 26th of May 2010 will not be easily forgotten by many Chinese migrants in Romania. At dawn on that day, a huge fire broke out at the Red Dragon Market Complex (Complexul Comercial Dragonul Roşu), situated in the north-eastern outskirts of the country's capital, Bucharest. It was real money-burning for a few hours. Dozens of Chinese entrepreneur...

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This project based on action research and in close collaboration between Heilzame Verwerking Slavernijverleden and the PThU seeks to invite Christian communities in the Netherlands to explore their complicity in slavery trade with a special focus on the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Seeking healing together for a peaceful society is the aim of the main output of this research: a travelling exhibition.