A Time for Mission: The Challenge for Global Christianity

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Langham Global Library, Jul 14, 2013 - Religion - 164 pages
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Drawing on his involvement in missionary work over many years, Samuel Escobar explores how the church spreads the Christian faith. God's Word forms the foundation for his reflections, while he uses insights from theological and historical studies as well as from the social sciences to gain a clearer understanding of the church's missionary calling.
 

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In his book, The New Global Mission: The Gospel from Everywhere to Everyone, Samuel Escobar identifies the significant paradigm shift in Christian Mission. No longer is the Mission field monopolized ... Read full review

Contents

1 Christian Mission in a New Century
1
2 Mud and Glory
15
3 A Brave New WorldOrder
37
4 PostChristian and Postmodern
51
5 We Believe in a Missionary God
63
Gods Best Missionary
73
7 The Holy Spirit and Christian Mission
87
The Word through New Eyes
101
9 Mission as Transforming Service
113
10 A New Way of Looking at the World
125
11 For Further Study
137
Notes
147
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Samuel Escobar, a native of Peru and a leading Latin American theologian, was one of the key participants in the International Congress on World Evangelization at Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1974. He currently serves as professor of missiology at Palmer Theological Seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, and as theological consultant for the Board of International Ministries in Valencia, Spain. He is also president of the United Bible Societies and past president of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students.

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