Paradigms in Conflict: 10 Key Questions in Christian Missions Today

Paradigms in Conflict: 10 Key Questions in Christian Missions Today

by David J. Hesselgrave
     
 

ISBN-10: 0825427703

ISBN-13: 9780825427701

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: Kregel Publications

Through the authoritative use of Scripture and drawing from the social sciences and history, David J. Hesselgrave tackles ten of the most pressing issues facing missionaries and students of missions today.  See more details below

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Through the authoritative use of Scripture and drawing from the social sciences and history, David J. Hesselgrave tackles ten of the most pressing issues facing missionaries and students of missions today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780825427701
Publisher:
Kregel Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations9
Foreword10
Foreword11
Preface19
1Sovereignty and Free Will: An Impossible Mix or a Perfect Match?23
2Restrictivism and Inclusivism: Is This Missions Trip Really Necessary?53
3Common Ground and Enemy Territory: How Should We Approach Adherents of Other Faiths?81
4Holism and Prioritism: For Whom Is the Gospel Good News?117
5Incarnationalism and Representationalism: Who Is Our Missionary Model-Jesus or Paul?141
6Power Encounter and Truth Encounter: What Is Essential in Spiritual Warfare?167
7Amateurization and Professionalization: A Call for Missionaries or a Divine Calling?203
8Form and Meaning: How Does the Inspiration of Scripture "In-form" Contextualization and Make It "Meaning-full"?243
9Countdowns and Prophetic Alerts: If We Go in Force, Will He Come in Haste?279
10The Kingdom of God and the Church of Christ: What on Earth Is God Building-Here and Now?315
Subject Index357
Scripture Index366

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