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Breath and Bone: Living Out the Mission of God in the World

Riad A Kassis (Ed)Pieter J Kwant (Ed)Paul Windsor (Ed)

Breath and Bone: Living Out the Mission of God in the World

Riad A Kassis (Ed)Pieter J Kwant (Ed)Paul Windsor (Ed)

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This festschrift honours Chris Wright on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The theologians and leaders who have contributed to it have all benefitted from his friendship, scholarship, and partnership in the gospel. These essays demonstrate how preachers, scholars and writers from around the world are fleshing out the mission of God and breathing new life into the bones of Chris's thinking. Contributions include: - A Life Devoted to the Mission of God- A Seed Bears Fruit in Latin America- Mission as Making (and Wearing) New Clothes- Election, Ethics, Mission and the Church in India- Preaching to Impress or to Save CHRISTOPHER J. H. WRIGHT, the International Ministries Director of Langham Partnership, has had a long connection to the global church. Born in Belfast to missionary parents, he has taught at Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India, and at All Nations Christian College in Ware, England. In his PhD studies at Cambridge, he focused on the ethics of land, family, economics, debt and slavery. He has authored twenty-eight books, including The Mission of God, Old Testament Ethics for the People of God, Sweeter than Honey, and Knowing God - The Trilogy. Recognizing Chris's commitment to scholarship, preaching and the global church, John Stott welcomed him as a friend and as his successor as head of Langham Partnership. Contributors: - Mark Hunt, USA - Jonathan Lamb, UK - Ian J. Shaw, UK- Igor Am stegui, Bolivia - Qaiser Julius, Pakistan - Collium Banda, Zimbabwe- Danut Manastireanu, Romania - Peter Penner, Germany - Brian Wintle, India- Frew Tamrat, Ethiopia - Las Newman, Jamaica - C. Rosalee Velloso Ewell, Brazil- Paul Swarup, India - Andrea Z. Stephanous, Egypt - Dwi Handayani, Indonesia- Athena E. Gorospe, Philippines - Gail Atiencia, Colombia - Riad A. Kassis, Lebanon- Mark Meynell, UK - Greg R. Scharf, USA - Pieter Kwant, Netherlands

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About "Breath and Bone: Living Out the Mission of God in the World"

This festschrift honours Chris Wright on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The theologians and leaders who have contributed to it have all benefitted from his friendship, scholarship, and partnership in the gospel. These essays demonstrate how preachers, scholars and writers from around the world are fleshing out the mission of God and breathing new life into the bones of Chris's thinking. Contributions include: - A Life Devoted to the Mission of God- A Seed Bears Fruit in Latin America- Mission as Making (and Wearing) New Clothes- Election, Ethics, Mission and the Church in India- Preaching to Impress or to Save CHRISTOPHER J. H. WRIGHT, the International Ministries Director of Langham Partnership, has had a long connection to the global church. Born in Belfast to missionary parents, he has taught at Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India, and at All Nations Christian College in Ware, England. In his PhD studies at Cambridge, he focused on the ethics of land, family, economics, debt and slavery. He has authored twenty-eight books, including The Mission of God, Old Testament Ethics for the People of God, Sweeter than Honey, and Knowing God - The Trilogy. Recognizing Chris's commitment to scholarship, preaching and the global church, John Stott welcomed him as a friend and as his successor as head of Langham Partnership. Contributors: - Mark Hunt, USA - Jonathan Lamb, UK - Ian J. Shaw, UK- Igor Am stegui, Bolivia - Qaiser Julius, Pakistan - Collium Banda, Zimbabwe- Danut Manastireanu, Romania - Peter Penner, Germany - Brian Wintle, India- Frew Tamrat, Ethiopia - Las Newman, Jamaica - C. Rosalee Velloso Ewell, Brazil- Paul Swarup, India - Andrea Z. Stephanous, Egypt - Dwi Handayani, Indonesia- Athena E. Gorospe, Philippines - Gail Atiencia, Colombia - Riad A. Kassis, Lebanon- Mark Meynell, UK - Greg R. Scharf, USA - Pieter Kwant, Netherlands
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Table Of Contents

  • foreword By Mark Hunt

    international Executive Director Langham Partnership

     

    foreword By Jonathan Lamb

    former Director Of Langham Preaching, Minister-at-large For Keswick Ministries And A Vice-president Of Ifes

     

    1 A Life Devoted To The Mission Of God

    ian J. Shaw, Uk

     

    2 A Seed Bears Fruit In Latin America

    igor Améstegui, Bolivia

     

    3 The Challenges Of Biblical Preaching And The Response Of Langham In Pakistan

    qaiser Julius, Pakistan

     

    4 Liberating Theology?: The Mission Of God In Engagement With Public Life And Its Implications For Evangelical Theological Education In Zimbabwe

    collium Banda, Zimbabwe

     

    5 The Impact Of Langham Scholars On Theological Development Among Romanian Evangelicals

    danut Manastireanu, Romania

     

    6 Unity In Diversity: The Slavic Bible Commentary

    peter Penner, Germany

     

    7 Developing A New Way Of Thinking

    brian Wintle, India

     

    8 Reflection On Article 9 Of The Cape Town Confession Of Faith: Loving The People Of God

    frew Tamrat, Ethiopia

     

    9 Creation Care And The Mission Of God

    las Newman, Jamaica

     

    10 Mission As Making (and Wearing) New Clothes

    c. Rosalee Velloso Ewell, Brazil

     

    11 Election, Ethics, Mission And The Church In India

    paul Swarup, India

     

    12 Challenging Poverty In Egypt

    andrea Z. Stephanous, Egypt

     

    13 The Place Of Lament Psalms In God’s Mission

    dwi Handayani, Indonesia

     

    14 Marginalizing God In The Book Of Judges

    athena E. Gorospe, Philippines

     

    15 Images Of Food In Genesis: Feasts, Family Feuds And Famine

    gail Atiencia, Colombia

     

    16 The Portrayal Of Women In Arabic Proverbial Wisdom

    riad A. Kassis, Lebanon

     

    17 Preaching To Impress Or To Save: An Exposition Of 1 Corinthians 1:17–2:5

    mark Meynell, Uk

     

    18 Faithful, Clear, Relevant: The Marks Of Good Biblical Preaching

    greg R. Scharf, Usa

     

    afterword: Of The Making Of Books

    pieter Kwant, Netherlands

     

    bibliography: Works By Christopher J. H. Wright

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  • Catalogue Code 525933
  • Product Code 9781783682973
  • ISBN 1783682973
  • EAN 9781783682973
  • Pages 264
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Langham Partnership Uk & Ireland
  • Publication Date Oct 2017
  • Dimensions 229 x 152 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.353kg

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