What is Mission?: Theological Explorations

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Fortress Press, 2000 - Religion - 302 pages
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An enlightening introduction to the concept of Christian mission and its complex theological and practical issues.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
LAYING FOUNDATIONS
7
Gods Mission and the Churchs Response
23
Mission in the Way of Jesus Christ
38
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN MISSION
56
The Gospel in the Midst of Cultures
75
Justice for the Poor
96
Encounter with Religions of the World
118
Care of the Environment
164
Sharing in Partnership
184
MISSION IN ACTION
205
Whither Mission?
226
Notes
235
Bibliography
274
Biblical References
293
Index
299

Overcoming Violence and Building Peace
143

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About the author (2000)

J. Andrew Kirk is Dean and Head of the School of Mission and World Christianity at Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham.

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