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 lives. 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.  See more details below

Overview

For Jesus discipleship was not measured only by a call from him and not even by a subsequent reorientation of people's lives. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764861949
Publisher:
Liguori Publications
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Series:
None
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
947,178
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Anthony J. Gittins, CSSp, is in his twenty-fourth year at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and is currently professor of mission and culture. Born in Manchester, England, he earned an MA and PhD from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He has taught and worked in some thirty-five countries. His pastoral outreach includes ministry in cultures from Africa to the Pacific, and work with Chicago's disenfranchised, especially homeless women. He is the author of fifteen books and numerous articles. Father Gittins also lectures and leads retreats nationally and internationally. He continues his anthropological work by spending periods of time in local churches, especially in Africa and the Central Pacific, working on inculturation by bringing learnings from cultural anthropology and theology together. His commitment to homeless women in Chicago, whose stories he told in Where There's Hope, There's Life: Women's Stories of Homelessness and Survival, is ongoing.

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