The State of Missiology Today (Missiological Engagements Series)
Mission is constantly innovating.As contexts change, so too does the work of the church. Today, in the face of a rapidly changing world and a growing global church, the task of mission must continue to innovate in unexpected ways. The...
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Mission is constantly innovating.As contexts change, so too does the work of the church. Today, in the face of a rapidly changing world and a growing global church, the task of mission must continue to innovate in unexpected ways.The State of Missiology Today explores the developments and transformations in the study and practice of mission. Looking both backwards-especially over the first half-century of Fuller Theological Seminary's School of Intercultural Studies-and forwards, the contributors to this volume chart the current shape of mission studies and its prospects in the twenty-first century.This Missiological Engagements volume features contributions by
J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu
Pablo A. Deiros
Sarita D. Gallagher
Gary L. McIntosh
Mary Motte, FMM
Shawn B. Redford
Scott W. Sunquist
Chuck Van Engen (Doctorandus (1978), PhD (1981), Free University of Amsterdam) is the Arthur F. Glasser Professor of Biblical Theology of Mission and has taught in the School of Intercultural Studies since 1988.
Before coming to Fuller he was a missionary in Mexico, working primarily in theological education. He also taught missiology at Western Theological Seminary in Michigan and served as president of the General Synod of the Reformed Church in America from 1998 to 1999.
A prolific author, Van Engen has published many books, chapters in books, and papers. His wide-ranging publications include Communicating Gods Word in a Complex World (2003, co-authored with Daniel Shaw); Fullness of Life for All (2003, edited with Inus Daneel and Hendrik Vroom); Announcing the Kingdom: The Story of Gods Mission in the Bible (2003, co-authored with Arthur Glasser, Dean Gilliland and Shawn Redford); Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions (2000, edited with Scott Moreau and Harold Netland); and Footprints of God: A Narrative Theology of Mission (1999, edited with Nancy Thomas and Robert Gallagher).
- Mission Is Constantly Innovating.as Contexts Change, So Too Does The Work Of The Church. Today, In The Face Of A Rapidly Changing World And A Growing Global Church, The Task Of Mission Must Continue To Innovate In Unexpected Ways.<em>the State Of Missiology Today</em> Explores The Developments And Transformations In The Study And Practice Of Mission. Looking Both Backwards-especially Over The First Half-century Of Fuller Theological Seminary's School Of Intercultural Studies-and Forwards, The Contributors To This Volume Chart The Current Shape Of Mission Studies And Its Prospects In The Twenty-first Century.this Missiological Engagements Volume Features Contributions By <ul> <li>j. Kwabena Asamoah-gyadu</li> <li>john Azumah</li> <li>pascal Bazzell</li> <li>stephen Bevans</li> <li>jayakumar Christian</li> <li>pablo A. Deiros</li> <li>sarita D. Gallagher</li> <li>anne-marie Kool</li> <li>moonjang Lee</li> <li>wonsuk Ma</li> <li>gary L. Mcintosh</li> <li>mary Motte, Fmm</li> <li>terry Muck</li> <li>shawn B. Redford</li> <li>scott W. Sunquist</li> </ul>
- <strong>part I: The Diffusion Of Innovation: Looking Backward To Look Ahead</strong>
- 1. Donald A. Mcgavran: Life, Influence And Legacy In Mission (gary L. Mcintosh)2. Innovations In Missiological Hermeneutics (shawn B. Redford)3. Seeing With Church-growth Eyes: The Rise Of Indigenous Church Movements In Mission Praxis (sarita D. Gallagher)4. A "fuller" Vision Of God’s Mission And Theological Education In The New Context Of Global Christianity (wonsuk Ma)5. Who Is Our Cornelius? Learning From Fruitful Encounters At The Boundaries Of Mission (pascal D. Bazzell)6. Rethinking The Nature Of Christian Mission: A South Korean Perspective (moonjang Lee)7. What Does Rome Have To Do With Pasadena? Connecting Roman Catholic Missiology With Swm/sis Innovations (steven Bevans)
- <strong>part Ii: The Implications Of Innovation: Back To The Future (looking Forward)</strong>
- 8. Innovation At The Margins (jayakumar Christian)9. Mission Trajectories In The Twenty-first Century: Interfaith Roads Best Traveled (terry C. Muck)10. Mission In The Islamic World: Making Theological And Missiological Sense Of Muhammad (john A. Azumah)11. Emergence Of New Paths: The Future Of Mission In Roman Catholicism (mary Motte)12. Revisiting Mission In, To And From Europe Through Contemporary Image Formation (anne-marie Kool)13. Declaring The Wonders Of God In Our Own Tongues: Africa, Mission And The Making Of World Christianity (j. Kwabena Asamoah-gyadu)14. Eschatology And Mission: A Latin American Perspective (pablo A. Deiros)
- Conclusion: A Historian’s Hunches; Eight Future Trends In Mission (scott W. Sunquist)