Engaging Globalization: The Poor, Christian Mission, and Our Hyperconnected World

Engaging Globalization: The Poor, Christian Mission, and Our Hyperconnected World


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801097980
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/18/2017
Series: Mission in Global Community Series
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,140,730
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Bryant L. Myers (PhD, University of California at Los Angeles) is professor of transformational development in the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. A veteran leader in global development work, he served in senior management roles with World Vision International for three decades and has served with the Lausanne Committee on World Evangelization. Myers is the author or editor of several books, including Working with the Poor and Walking with the Poor.

Table of Contents


Section 1: Setting the Stage
1. Introduction and the Path Forward
2. Twin Foundations
Section 2: Introducing Globalization
3. Understanding Globalization
4. The Ambiguities of Globalization
Section 3: The Two Eras of Globalization
5. The First Era of Globalization: Going Global by Migration, Conquest, and Mission
6. The Second Era of Globalization: Globally Connected and Closer Together
Section 4: The Impact of Globalization
7. The Impact of Two Hundred Years of Globalization
8. Assessing the Second Era of Globalization
Section 5: Globalization and the Poor
9. Globalization's Response to Poverty
10. Contemporary Thinking on Development
Section 6: Globalization and the Church
11. Globalization and World Christianity
12. The Theological Limitations of Globalization
13. The Christian Engagement with Globalization
14. The Missiological Challenge of Globalization

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