Urban Face of Mission Ministering the Gospel in a Diverse and Changing World

ISBN-10: 087552401X

ISBN-13: 9780875524016

Edition: 2002

Authors: Harvie M. Conn, Manuel Ortiz, Susan S. Baker

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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: P & R Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Ortiz (D.Min., Westminster) is professor of ministry and urban mission and director of the urban program at Westminster Theological Seminary. For fourteen years he ministered to Hispanics in Chicago, founding four churches, two elementary schools and an extension school for theological education. He has continued in community ministry by planting a multiethnic church in Philadelphia and by promoting urban and multiethnic ministry around the nation through his speaking and consulting efforts.

Introductionp. 1
Mission, Missions, Theology, and Theological Educationp. 11
The City's Role in Mission
Urbanization and Evangelism: A Global Viewp. 29
The Church and the Cityp. 43
The Social Sciences: Tools for Urban Ministryp. 60
The Challenges of Globalization
Missions and the Doing of Theologyp. 85
New Patterns for Interdependence in Missionp. 97
Diversity in Mission and Theologyp. 115
Generational Appropriateness in Contextualizationp. 132
Social Issues and How to Address Them
The Church and Justice in Crisisp. 159
Doing the Word: Biblical Holism and Urban Ministryp. 185
Jesus' Words to the Canaanite Woman: Another Perspectivep. 197
Leadership Development to Meet New Challenges
Getting David out of Saul's Armorp. 225
Seminaries: Time for a Change?p. 240
An Inquiry into Urban Theological Educationp. 252
God's Message to the Nations
African Theology from the Perspective of Honor and Shamep. 279
The Power of the Gospel in Korea (1882-1912)p. 296
Notesp. 315
Bibliographyp. 342
List of Contributorsp. 357
Index of Subjects and Namesp. 361
Index of Scripturep. 372
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