Rejesus: A Wild Messiah for a Missional Church

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Hendrickson Publishers, Dec 1, 2008 - Religion - 204 pages
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ReJesus asks the following questions: What ongoing role does Jesus the Messiah play in shaping the ethos and self understanding of the movement that originated in him? ???????????????????????? How is the Christian religion informed and shaped by the Jesus that we meet in the Gospels? ???????????????????????? How do we assess the continuity required between the life and example of Jesus and the subsequent religion called Christianity? ???????????????????????? In how many ways do we domesticate the radical Revolutionary in order to sustain our religion and religiosity? ???????????????????????? How can a rediscovery of Jesus renew our discipleship, the Christian community, and the ongoing mission of the church?

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User Review  - dckenney - LibraryThing

At first glance Re-Jesus appears to be in the same realm as the other edgy postmodern books sold at hip emergent conferences. But the reality is, you canít judge a book by its cover. The book should ... Read full review

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Brilliant book. I will read this again and again Read full review

About the author (2008)

Michael Frost is a teacher, writer, church leader, and one of Australia's leading communicators and evangelists. He is the Director of the Centre for Evangelism and Global Mission at Morling Baptist Seminary in Sydney and is the author of numerous books including Exiles) and The Shaping of Things to Come with Alan Hirsch.

Alan Hirsch is the founding Director of Forge Mission Training Network. He is the co-founder of shapevine.com, an international forum for engaging with world transforming ideas. He leads Future Travelers, a learning journey applying missional-incarnational approaches to established churches and is an active participant in The Tribe of LA, a Jesus community among artists and creatives in Los Angeles.Known for his innovative approach to mission, Hirsch is a teacher and key mission strategist for churches across the western world. His popular bookThe Shaping of Things to Come (with Michael Frost) is widely considered to be a seminal text on mission. Alan's recent book The Forgotten Ways, has quickly become a key reference for missional thinking, particularly as it relates to movements. His book ReJesus is a radical restatement about the role that Jesus plays in defining missional movements. Untamed, his latest book (with his wife Debra) is about missional discipleship for a missional church.His experience in leadership includes leading a local church movement among the marginalized as well as heading up the Mission and Revitalization work of his denomination. Hirsch is an adjunct professor at Fuller Seminary and lectures frequently throughout Australia, Europe, and the U.S.

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