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The Study of Evangelism: Exploring a Missional Practice of the Church / Edition 1

The Study of Evangelism: Exploring a Missional Practice of the Church / Edition 1

by Paul W. Chilcote, Laceye C. Warner
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ISBN-13: 9780802803917
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/13/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 6.33(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Paul W. Chicolte is professor of historical theology andWesleyan studies at Ashland Theological Seminary, Ohio.

Laceye C. Warner is executive vice dean and associateprofessor of the practice of evangelism and Methodiststudies at Duke Divinity School, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Contributors     xi
Preface     xiii
Acknowledgments     xvi
Introduction     xix
Defining the Ecclesial Practice and Theology of Evangelism     1
Evangelism: Theological Currents and Cross-Currents Today   David J. Bosch     4
A Theology of Evangelism: The Heart of the Matter   William J. Abraham     18
Evangelism and the Gospel of Salvation   Orlando E. Costas     33
Evangelism in the Context of Secularization   Lesslie Newbigin     46
Biblical and Historical Sources for the Study of Evangelism     55
Is There Biblical Warrant for Evangelism?   George R. Hunsberger     59
The Structure of Mission: An Exposition of Matthew 28:16-21   David J. Bosch     73
Women and Evangelism in the Early Church   Walter L. Liefeld     93
Evangelism and Contemporary American Life   Bill J. Leonard     101
Shifting Southward: Global Christianity since 1945   Dana L. Robert     117
The Study of Evangelism in the World of Theology     135
Evangelism and the Character of Christian Theology   Stephen K. Pickard     138
The Meaning of Evangelism in the Context of God's Universal Grace   Carl E. Braaten     159
Incarnation and the Church's Evangelistic Mission   Darrell L. Guder     171
Evangelism, Salvation, and Social Justice: Definitions and Interrelationships   Ronald J. Sider     185
Worship, Evangelism, Ethics: On Eliminating the "And"   Stanley Hauerwas     205
The Study of Evangelism among the Ecclesial Practices     215
Evangelism and Discipleship: The God Who Calls, the God Who Sends   Walter Brueggemann     219
Evangelism, Evangelization, and Catechesis: Defining Terms and Making the Case for Evangelization   John H. Westerhoff     235
The Integral Nature of Worship and Evangelism   Paul W. Chilcote     246
Evangelism: A Pastoral Theological Perspective   J. Patrick Vaughn     264
Evangelism in Diverse Ecclesiastical and Ecumenical Settings     275
Orthodox Concepts of Evangelism and Mission   Alexander Veronis     279
Religion of the People and Evangelism: A Pentecostal Perspective   Samuel Palma Manriquez     294
The Significance of Lausanne   John Stott     305
Toward Developing an Adequate and Comprehensive Understanding of Evangelization   Jerry Persha     313
Unity and Mission: The Emerging Ecumenical Vision    Mercy Amba Oduyoye     328
Evangelistic Praxis in Diverse Cultural Contexts     341
Foolishness to the Greeks   Lesslie Newbigin     345
A Fresh Look at Evangelism in Africa   J. N. K. Mugambi     352
Strategic Issues in Missions - An Asian Perspective   Hwa Yung     374
Contextual Evangelization in Latin America: Between Accommodation and Confrontation   Mortimer Arias     384
Afterword: Continuing Conversations and New Trajectories in the Study of Evangelism     405
God's Justice and Good News: Looking at the Intertwined Dynamics of Evangelism and Antiracism   Otis Turner     409
Liberation and Evangelism - A Feminist Perspective   Letty M. Russell     416
Centripetal Mission, or Evangelization by Hospitality   Mortimer Arias     424
Further Reading     436
Name Index     446
Subject Index     450

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