The Church and Its Vocation: Lesslie Newbigin's Missionary Ecclesiology
:Lesslie Newbigin, one of the twentieth century's most important church leaders, offered insights on the church in a pluralistic world that are arguably more relevant now than when first written. This volume presents his ecclesiology to a new generation. Michael...
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:Lesslie Newbigin, one of the twentieth century's most important church leaders, offered insights on the church in a pluralistic world that are arguably more relevant now than when first written. This volume presents his ecclesiology to a new generation. Michael Goheen clearly articulates Newbigin's missionary understanding of the church and places it in the context of Newbigin's core theological convictions. Suitable for students as well as church leaders, this book offers readers a better understanding of the mission of the church in the world today. Foreword by N. T. Wright.
Michael W. Goheen (Ph.D., University of Utrecht) is the Geneva Chair Professor of Religious and Worldview Studies at Trinity Western University, Langley, BC. He was formerly was associate professor of religion and theology at Redeemer University College. He is also the minister of preaching at New Westminster Christian Reformed Church.
He is the author of As the Father Has Sent Me, I Am Sending You; For the Sake of the Nations: A Missionary Ecclesiology for the West Today; A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story, and co-author of The Drama of Scripture and Living at the Crossroads: Introduction to Christian Worldview with Craig Batholomew.
- :<b>contents<br></b>foreword <i>n. T. Wright<br></i>introduction<br>1. The Biblical Story As Universal History<br>2. The Good News Of The Kingdom And The Missionary Church<br>3. The Missionary Church And Its Vocation In The World<br>4. The Missionary Church And Its Life Together<br>5. A Missionary Encounter With Culture<br>6. A Missionary Encounter With Western Culture<br>7. Lesslie Newbigin's Legacy For Today<br>index