Encountering Theology of Mission: Biblical Foundations, Historical Developments, and Contemporary Issues

Encountering Theology of Mission: Biblical Foundations, Historical Developments, and Contemporary Issues

by Craig Ott, Stephen J. Strauss, Timothy C. Tennent
     
 

Leading evangelical mission experts offer a comprehensive theology of mission text, providing biblical, historical, and contemporary perspectives.See more details below

Overview

Leading evangelical mission experts offer a comprehensive theology of mission text, providing biblical, historical, and contemporary perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801026621
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Series:
Encountering Mission
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
382,211
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

Introduction

Part 1 Biblical Foundations of Mission

1 God and the Nations in the Old Testament 3

2 God and the Nations in the New Testament 25

3 The Justification of Mission: Missio Dei 55

4 The Purpose and Nature of Mission 79

5 The Task of Missions: Convictions and Controversy 106

6 The Task of Missions: Convergence and Conclusions 137

Part 2 Motives and Means for Mission

7 The Motivation for Missions 165

8 The Church and Mission 192

9 The Missionary Vocation 217

10 Spiritual Dynamics and Mission 238

Part 3 Mission in Local and Global Context

11 Contextualization and Mission 265

12 Christian Encounter with Other Religions: Toward an Evangelical Theology of Religions 292

13 The Necessity of Mission: Three Uncomfortable Questions 317

References 339

Scripture Index 361

Subject Index 371

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