The Church Between Gospel And Culture / Edition 1

The Church Between Gospel And Culture / Edition 1

by George Hunsberger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802841090

ISBN-13: 9780802841094

Pub. Date: 05/05/1997

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

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.

Overview

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

Introduction: The Church between Gospel and Culture

I. FOCUSING THE MISSION QUESTION

The Newbigin Gauntlet: Developing a Domestic Missiology for North America
George R. Hunsberger

Defining the Center—Finding the Boundaries: The Challenge of Re-Visioning the Church in North America for the Twenty-First Century
Craig Van Gelder

II. ASSESSING OUR CULTURE

A Great New Fact of Our Day: America as Mission Field
Craig Van Gelder

The Culture of Modernity as a Missionary Challenge
Wilbert R. Shenk

From Biblical Secularity to Modern Secularism: Historical Aspects and Stages
Christopher B. Kaiser

Mission in the Emerging Postmodern Condition
Craig Van Gelder

The Gospel in Our Culture: Methods of Social and Cultural Analysis
Paul G. Hiebert

Symbols Become Us: Toward a Missional Encounter with Our Culture through Symbolic Analysis
David Scotchmer

III. DISCERNING THE GOSPEL

Christ All in All: The Recovery of the Gospel for Evangelism in the United States
David Lowes Watson

Ecclesia Crucis: The Theologic of Christian Awkwardness
Douglas John Hall

Gospel for American Culture: Variations on a Theme by Newbigin
Charles C. West

Speaking the Truth in Love: Elements of a Missional Hermeneutic
James V. Brownson

Vernacular Theology
William A. Dyrness

"Translatability" in the Missional Approach of Lamin Sanneh
Paul Russ Satari

IV. DEFINING THE CHURCH

Acquiring the Posture of a Missionary Church
George R. Hunsberger

Congregations with Missions vs. Missionary Congregations
John R. "Pete" Hendrick

Up from the Grassroots: The Church in Transition
E. Dixon Junkin

Pastoral Role in the Missionary Congregation
Alan J. Roxburgh

Sizing Up the Shape of the Church
George R. Hunsberger

A Particular People: Toward a Faithful and Effective Ecclesiology
Inagrace T. Dietterich

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