The Church Between Gospel And Culture / Edition 1

The Church Between Gospel And Culture / Edition 1

by George Hunsberger
     
 

This excellent collection of essays, written by a diverse group of Christian leaders working on the frontier of mission in North America, lays the groundwork for the newly emerging missionary encounter of the gospel with North American culture.See more details below

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This excellent collection of essays, written by a diverse group of Christian leaders working on the frontier of mission in North America, lays the groundwork for the newly emerging missionary encounter of the gospel with North American culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802841094
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/05/1997
Series:
Gospel and Our Culture Series
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
0.86(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Church between Gospel and Culture
The Newbigin Gauntlet: Developing a Domestic Missiology for North America3
Defining the Center - Finding the Boundaries: The Challenge of Re-Visioning the Church in North America for the Twenty-First Century26
A Great New Fact of Our Day: America as Mission Field57
The Culture of Modernity as a Missionary Challenge69
From Biblical Secularity to Modern Secularism: Historical Aspects and Stages79
Mission in the Emerging Postmodern Condition113
The Gospel in Our Culture: Methods of Social and Cultural Analysis139
Symbols Become Us: Toward a Missional Encounter with Our Culture through Symbolic Analysis158
Christ All in All: The Recovery of the Gospel for Evangelism in the United States177
Ecclesia Crucis: The Theologic of Christian Awkwardness198
Gospel for American Culture: Variations on a Theme by Newbigin214
Speaking the Truth in Love: Elements of a Missional Hermeneutic228
Vernacular Theology260
"Translatability" in the Missional Approach of Lamin Sanneh270
Acquiring the Posture of a Missionary Church289
Congregations with Missions vs. Missionary Congregations298
Up from the Grassroots: The Church in Transition308
Pastoral Role in the Missionary Congregation319
Sizing Up the Shape of the Church333
A Particular People: Toward a Faithful and Effective Ecclesiology347

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