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Prophetic Dialogue Reflections on Christian Mission Today

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ISBN-10: 1570759111

ISBN-13: 9781570759116

Edition: 2011

Authors: Stephen B. Bevans, Roger P. Schroeder

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A collection of essays that demonstrates that to be effective in the twenty-first century, mission must be prophetic as it encounters other cultures and religious traditions. "When we speak as mission as dialogue, then, we are about as far away from imagining mission as 'conquering the world for Christ' and missionaries as 'marines of the Catholic Church' as we probably can get. There has indeed been a radical shift, both in the world in which the church does mission and within the church's own consciousness of the goodness and even holiness of that world." These words from one of the essays in this superb collection clearly demonstrate the changing of mission today. In this volume, Fathers…    
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List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 6/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814

Roger G. Schroeder holds the Donaldson Chair in Operations Management at the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He is also the Co-Director of the Juran Center for Leadership in Quality and has earned an appointment as a Distinguished Teaching Professor. He received the B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering with high distinction from the University of Minnesota, MSIE University of Minnesota and Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, he taught at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, and was an analyst for the office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense. Professor Schroeder has received research…    

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