Following Jesus

Following Jesus

by Paul Alexander, Al Tizon (Editor)

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About the Contributor(s):
Editors Al Tizon and Paul Alexander have been working alongside Ron Sider (middle) for the last several years as faculty colleagues at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University as well as ministry colleagues at Evangelicals for Social Action, both near Philadelphia, PA. Co-Presidents of ESA, Al and Paul carry on Ron's legacy as they advance ESA's holistic ministry, public policy and cultural transformational initiatives throughout the world.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625643728
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 03/01/2014
Series: Regnum Studies in Global Christianity
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Editors Al Tizon and Paul Alexander have been working alongside Ron Sider (middle) for the last several years as faculty colleagues at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University as well as ministry colleagues at Evangelicals for Social Action, both near Philadelphia, PA. Co-Presidents of ESA, Al and Paul carry on Ron's legacy as they advance ESA's holistic ministry, public policy and cultural transformational initiatives throughout the world.

Table of Contents

Foreword Jim Wallis vii

Foreword Tony Campolo x

Introduction Paul Alexander Al Tizon 1

Part I Evangelical Commitments

1 Jesus is Lord Vinay Samuel Chris Sugden 11

2 ESA and the Church Jo Anne Lyon 20

3 Biblical Fidelity Craig Keener 29

4 The Whole Gospel: Avoiding Biblical Malpractice Manfred Brauch 42

Part II Holistic Ministry and Popularization

5 The Pilgrimage Toward Holistic Mission Samuel Escobar 55

6 Edge and Wedge: Leadership, Evangelicalism and Social Action H. Dean Trulear 69

7 Reconciliation and Development John Perkins 77

8 Simplicity and the Poor Shane Claiborne 83

9 Word, Work and Wonder as Holistic Ministry Douglas Petersen 95

10 Popularizing a Call to Sexual Justice Kristyn Komamicki 111

11 People Power Revisited Melba P. Maggay 124

Part III Faith, Dialogue and Public Policy

12 Political Methodology beyond Left and Right Glen Stassen 135

13 Completely Pro-Life David Gushee 151

14 Economics as if Jesus Mattered Bruce Wydick 161

15 Overcoming Global Warming Jim Ball 171

16 Bridging the Evangelical-Ecumenical Divide Wesley Granberg-Michaelson 181

17 Evangelicals and Catholics: A Century of Common Witness John Borelli 189

18 Civil Discourse Heidi Unruh 201

Afterword: Generous Christian Giant John Dilulio 217

List of Contributors 223

Appendix 1 The Chicago Declaration 227

Appendix 2 The Works of Ronald J. Sider 229

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