Seek The Peace Of The City / Edition 1

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Overview

'All of Villafane's experience and insights, which are gathered carefully in this volume and presented with humor and clarity, should be required reading for anyone who seriously wants to know how to respond to the new things God is doing in our midst and to the new demands the Spirit places on our heads and our hearts.' - from the Foreward by Harvey Cox
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802807298
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/7/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 164
  • Sales rank: 979,714
  • Product dimensions: 0.38 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Credits
Foreword
Introduction: The Jeremiah Paradigm for the City 1
Pt. 1 Urban Socio-Theology 5
1 Scholarship as Sierva, Santificadora, and Sanadora 7
2 An Evangelical Call to a Social Spirituality: Confronting Evil in Urban Society 12
3 The Power of the Powerless: A Paradigm of Partnership from the Underside 29
Pt. 2 Urban Ministry 41
4 Patience and the City 43
5 An Approach to Winning Ethnic Minorities in the City 47
6 Hispanic and African-American Racial Reconciliation: A "Latin Jazz" Note 57
7 The Sociocultural Matrix of Intergenerational Dynamics: An Agenda for the 1990s 64
Pt. 3 Urban Theological Education 75
8 Essential Elements for an Effective Seminary-Based Urban Theological Education Program 77
9 Theological Education in the Urban Context 97
10 Paul, Leadership, and the Hispanic Church 103
11 Urban Theological Education for Church Leadership 123
Bibliography 138
Contributors 145
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