Contextualization in the New Testament: Patterns for Theology and Mission

Contextualization in the New Testament: Patterns for Theology and Mission

by Dean Flemming
     
 

To provide a model for today's missionary efforts, Dean Flemming examines how the New Testament authors--particularly in Acts, Paul's letters and the Gospels--contextualized the gospel for particular cultures and/or communities.See more details below

Overview

To provide a model for today's missionary efforts, Dean Flemming examines how the New Testament authors--particularly in Acts, Paul's letters and the Gospels--contextualized the gospel for particular cultures and/or communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830828319
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
10/12/2005
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
731,368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
1. Contextualization in Acts: Bridging Cultural Boundaries
2. Contextualization in Acts: The Preaching of Paul
3. Paul's Letters: Doing Theology in Context
4. Paul and Culture: Engaging the Greco-Roman World
5. Paul as Interpreter: Contextualizing Scripture and Tradition
6. Case Studies from Corinth: The Gospel, Food and the Future
7. Colossians: The Gospel and Syncretism
8. The Gospels: Contextualizing the Story for a Target Audience
9. Revelation: The Gospel and the Empire
10. Contextualizing the Gospel Today
Select Bibliography
Subject Index
Scripture Index

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