That the World May Believe: Essays on Mission and Unity in Honour of George Vandervelde by Michael W. Goheen, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
That the World May Believe: Essays on Mission and Unity in Honour of George Vandervelde

That the World May Believe: Essays on Mission and Unity in Honour of George Vandervelde

by Michael W. Goheen
     
 

The ecumenical movement of the 20th century was a quest for unity born of a missionary concern for the world. Thus, from the beginning of present-day ecumenism, mission has been inextricably linked with unity. This volume explores the themes of unity, mission, and their relationship. Seventeen Roman Catholic and Protestant scholars offer essays in honour of George

Overview

The ecumenical movement of the 20th century was a quest for unity born of a missionary concern for the world. Thus, from the beginning of present-day ecumenism, mission has been inextricably linked with unity. This volume explores the themes of unity, mission, and their relationship. Seventeen Roman Catholic and Protestant scholars offer essays in honour of George Vandervelde, a leading evangelical ecumenist from the Reformed tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761833543
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.82(d)

Meet the Author

Michael W. Goheen (Ph.D. University of Utrecht) is the Geneva Professor of Worldview and Religious Studies at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. He is the author of 'As the Father Has Sent Me, I am Sending You': The Missionary Ecclesiology of J. E. Lesslie Newbigin and co-author, with Craig Bartholomew, of the book The Drama of the Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story. Margaret O'Gara (Ph.D. University of St. Michael's College) is a Professor of Theology at the University of St. Michael's College in Toronto, Ontario. She is the author of Triumph in Defeat: Infallibility, Vatican I, and the French Minority Bishops and The Ecumenical Gift Exchange.

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