Mission in the Twenty-First Century Exploring the Five Marks of Global Mission

ISBN-10: 1570757739
ISBN-13: 9781570757730
Edition: 2008
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Description: Aimed at practitioners, church leaders, academics, and students of mission and world Christianity, Mission in the Twenty-First Century provides fresh insights on the theology and practice of mission in our age. It brings together scholarly  More...

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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Orbis Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 219
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Aimed at practitioners, church leaders, academics, and students of mission and world Christianity, Mission in the Twenty-First Century provides fresh insights on the theology and practice of mission in our age. It brings together scholarly reflection on practice, case studies and stories, and questions for discussion. Addressing the "five marks of mission ???????????????????????????????????????????????? evangelism and proclamation, discipleship, social service, social transformation, and ecological concern ???????????????????????????????????????????????? chapters examine these marks in the context of such important factors as globalization, migration, Islam, "old Christendom," and peace and reconciliation. In addition to the editors, the international group of contributors includes Desmond Tutu, Jehu Hanciles, Anne Marie Kool, David Zac Nirigiye, Tony Gittins, Lamin Sanneh, Ashish Crispal, Melba Maggay, Hami Tutu Chapman, Gerald Pilay, Kwame Bediako, and Moonjang Lee.

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Foreword
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The Five Marks of Mission
To Proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom
To Teach, Baptise, and Nurture New Believers
To Respond to Human Need by Loving Service
To Seek to Transform Unjust Structures of Society
To Strive to Safeguard the Integrity of Creation and Sustain and Renew the Life of the Earth
Issues in Mission
'Whose Religion is Christianity?' Reflections on Opportunities and Challenges in Christian Theological Scholarship: The African Dimension
Migration and Mission: The Religious Significance of the North-South Divide
The Church and its Missionary Vocation: The Islamic Frontline in a Post-Christian West
Reading the Bible in the Non-Western Church: An Asian Dimension
Worship is Nothing but Mission: A Reflection on Some Japanese Experiences
Education as Mission: Perspectives on Some New Opportunities
Discipleship: Marked for Mission
Afterword: Christian Mission in a Five-hundred-year Context
Notes
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