Called to Be Sent: Co-Missioned as Disciples Today

Called to Be Sent: Co-Missioned as Disciples Today

by Anthony Gittins
     
 

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For Jesus discipleship was not measured only by a call from him and not even by a subsequent reorientation of people's live. The designation "disciple" was not intended to set people apart or to have them sit at the feet of Jesus like faithful companions. There is a much deeper purpose in his invitation through which one is called to be sent.

Called to Be Sent

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Overview

For Jesus discipleship was not measured only by a call from him and not even by a subsequent reorientation of people's live. The designation "disciple" was not intended to set people apart or to have them sit at the feet of Jesus like faithful companions. There is a much deeper purpose in his invitation through which one is called to be sent.

Called to Be Sent develops and completes the theology of discipleship introduced in the author's previous books. This new volume focuses on "sending forth," the phase that follows our radical encounter with human-ity. Here we find the hope and strength to move from an understanding of mission to actually being commis-sioned by Jesus. In short, as Christians we are "gathered for scattering" and "called to be sent," and this book provides much direction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764815737
Publisher:
Liguori Publications
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
452,216
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

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