Lesslie Newbigin : missionary theologian : a reader / compiled and introduced by Paul Weston.

By: Newbigin, LesslieContributor(s): Weston, Paul, 1957-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2006Description: x, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0802829821 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780802829825Other title: Missionary theologianSubject(s): Missions -- Theory | Newbigin, Lesslie | Ecumenical movement -- History | Church of South IndiaDDC classification: 266 LOC classification: BV2063 | .N4175 2006
Contents:
Introduction : a biographical sketch -- 1. The knowledge of God -- 2. The death of Christ -- 3. Election and the people of God -- 4. Christ as the clue to history -- 5. The ecumenical vision -- 6. Trinitarian mission -- 7. Christ and the cultures -- 8. The nature and calling of the church -- 9. The gospel and world religions -- 10. The missionary crisis in the West -- 11. The gospel and public life.
Review: "This reader fills a long-standing need for a comprehensive introduction to Lesslie Newbigin and his legacy. Opening with a short biography of Newbigin and a discussion of his major theological and missiological themes, the volume sets selected readings in context with brief introductions and offers suggestions for further reading from Newbigin's corpus."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-270) and indexes.

Introduction : a biographical sketch -- 1. The knowledge of God -- 2. The death of Christ -- 3. Election and the people of God -- 4. Christ as the clue to history -- 5. The ecumenical vision -- 6. Trinitarian mission -- 7. Christ and the cultures -- 8. The nature and calling of the church -- 9. The gospel and world religions -- 10. The missionary crisis in the West -- 11. The gospel and public life.

"This reader fills a long-standing need for a comprehensive introduction to Lesslie Newbigin and his legacy. Opening with a short biography of Newbigin and a discussion of his major theological and missiological themes, the volume sets selected readings in context with brief introductions and offers suggestions for further reading from Newbigin's corpus."--BOOK JACKET.

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