Understanding Faith Formation: Theological, Congregational, and Global Dimensions
:Three leading Christian educators offer a survey of faith formation from various perspectives: biblical, theological, pastoral, practical, and global. They present a biblical theology of faith formation for individual and congregational life and show how faith can be formed through...
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:Three leading Christian educators offer a survey of faith formation from various perspectives: biblical, theological, pastoral, practical, and global. They present a biblical theology of faith formation for individual and congregational life and show how faith can be formed through the life and mission of the local church through practices such as communal worship, Bible study, and mission. They also explore the faces of faith formation in multicultural and global contexts. The book includes practical exercises for those beginning in ministry and reflection questions. PowerPoint slides are available through Textbook eSources.
James R. Estep (D.Min., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D.,Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of Christian Education at Lincoln Christian College and Seminary in Lincoln, Illinois. He is the author and editor of Foundations of Christian Formation; A Theology for Christian Education; and Management Essentials for Christian Ministries with Michael Anthony
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Jonathan H. Kim (Ph.D., Trinity International University) is Associate Professor of Christian Education Talbot School of Theology. Dr. Kim specializes in the critical integration of theology, psychology, and education with a particular interest in spiritual formation and leadership development. He has co-authored a book on the history of Christian Education, The Heritage of Christian Education (College Press, 2003)and edited and contributed to Christian Formation: IntegratingTheology & Human Development (Broadman & Holman, 2010)
- :<b>contents</b>introduction: Dimensions Of Faith Formation<b>part 1: Theological Dimensions Of Faith Formation</b>1. Faith Formation In The Bible2. Theological Issues In Faith Formation3. Faith Formation Theory Revised4. Critique Of Faith Development Theory<b>part 2: Congregational Dimensions Of Faith Formation</b>5. Cultural Challenges To Faith Formation6. Faith Formation Through Community7. Scripture As Formation<b>part 3: Global Dimensions Of Faith Formation</b>8. Forming Faith Through Missions9. Faith Formation In Multiethnic Contexts10. Faith Formation In Global Contextsindex