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Understanding Christian Mission: Participation in Suffering and Glory

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This comprehensive introduction helps students, pastors, and mission committees understand contemporary Christian mission historically, biblically, and theologically. Scott Sunquist, a respected scholar and teacher of world Christianity, recovers missiological thinking from the early church for the twenty-first century. He traces...


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This comprehensive introduction helps students, pastors, and mission committees understand contemporary Christian mission historically, biblically, and theologically. Scott Sunquist, a respected scholar and teacher of world Christianity, recovers missiological thinking from the early church for the twenty-first century. He traces the mission of the church throughout history in order to address the global church and offers a constructive theology and practice for missionary work today.

Sunquist views spirituality as the foundation for all mission involvement, for mission practice springs from spiritual formation. He highlights the Holy Spirit in the work of mission and emphasizes its trinitarian nature. Sunquist explores mission from a primarily theological--rather than sociological--perspective, showing that the whole of Christian theology depends on and feeds into mission. Throughout the book, he presents Christian mission as our participation in the suffering and glory of Jesus Christ for the redemption of the nations.

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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 387925
  • Product Code 9781441242143
  • ISBN 1441242147
  • EAN 9781441242143
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Sep 2013
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No
  • Size 3.29 MB (EPUB)

Scott W Sunquist

Scott W. Sunquist is associate professor of World Mission and Evangelism at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and lead editor of The Dictionary of Asian Christianity

  • This Comprehensive Introduction Helps Students, Pastors, And Mission Committees Understand Contemporary Christian Mission Historically, Biblically, And Theologically. Scott Sunquist, A Respected Scholar And Teacher Of World Christianity, Recovers Missiological Thinking From The Early Church For The Twenty-first Century. He Traces The Mission Of The Church Throughout History In Order To Address The Global Church And Offers A Constructive Theology And Practice For Missionary Work Today.<br> <br> Sunquist Views Spirituality As The Foundation For All Mission Involvement, For Mission Practice Springs From Spiritual Formation. He Highlights The Holy Spirit In The Work Of Mission And Emphasizes Its Trinitarian Nature. Sunquist Explores Mission From A Primarily Theological--rather Than Sociological--perspective, Showing That The Whole Of Christian Theology Depends On And Feeds Into Mission. Throughout The Book, He Presents Christian Mission As Our Participation In The Suffering And Glory Of Jesus Christ For The Redemption Of The Nations.

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