The open secret : an introduction to the theology of mission / Lesslie Newbigin.
By: Newbigin, Lesslie.Material type: BookPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 1995Edition: Rev. ed.Description: viii, 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0802808298; 9780802808295.Subject(s): Mission of the church | Missions -- TheoryDDC classification: 266
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|Book: Standard||Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre||Main||BV601.8 .N49 1995 (Browse shelf)||Available||17-163|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The background of the discussion -- The question of authority -- The mission of the triune God -- Proclaiming the kingdom of the Father : mission as faith in action -- Sharing the life of the Son : mission as love in action -- Bearing the witness of the Spirit : mission as hope in action -- The gospel and world history -- Mission as action for God's justice -- Church growth, conversion, and culture -- The gospel among the religions.
Fresh insights on the missionary task in other cultures and points to consider for those seeking to proclaim the lordship of Christ in our secularized society.