What Is the Mission of the Church?: A Guide for Catholics

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"The essential guide to the "who, what, where and why" of mission and its meaning for the local and universal church." In this book, Roger Schroeder offers an up-to-date and inspiring overview of the mission of the church and its members. He distills the essentials of Scripture, the lessons of history, and church teaching since Vatican Council II.
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Overview

"The essential guide to the "who, what, where and why" of mission and its meaning for the local and universal church." In this book, Roger Schroeder offers an up-to-date and inspiring overview of the mission of the church and its members. He distills the essentials of Scripture, the lessons of history, and church teaching since Vatican Council II.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781570758102
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 10/28/2008
  • Pages: 159
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.14 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

1 How the concept of mission has changed: an introduction 1

2 Starting with the big picture: God's mission, the reign of God, and Christ the Savior 13

3 The spirit leads the disciples in new directions: the biblical portrait of a church missionary by nature 28

4 Mission from the early church to the fall of Constantinople (100-1453): house churches, monks, Mendicants, and Beguines 44

5 Mission from Columbus to the fall of the Berlin Wall (1492-1989): prophets, Jesuits, missionary societies, and new approaches 66

6 Three documents as sign posts for mission today: the why, who, and where of mission 89

7 A single but complex reality: the what of mission 112

8 The mission-driven parish and diocese: the spirituality and practice - the how - of mission 128

App. 1 A sample parish assessment tool 143

App. 2 Resources and contact information 147

Bibliography/Reference List 149

Index 155

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