Item description for Paradigm Shifts In Christian Witness: Insights from Anthropology, Communication, and Spiritual Power by Charles E. Van Engen, Darrell Whiteman & J. Dudley Woodberry...
Overview Perspectives on global Christian mission, life, and witness from eighteen renowned scholars of mission, anthropology, and world Christian studies. If there is one book you are going to read to understand the deep currents affecting Christian life and witness today, this is it. Paradigm Shifts in Christian Witness enlists the world's foremost observers of global Christianity to discern the most important intercultural patterns and paradigm shifts as the Christian movement matures beyond post-colonialism as a world religion. The authors do this while bringing into relief the work of Charles A. Kraft and the challenges the future presents to those who have learned so much from him. In addition to the editors, writers include: Douglas McConnell, Daniel Shaw, Paul Pierson, the late Paul Hiebert, Robert Priest, Michael Rynkiewich, Eugene Nida, Viggo Sgaard, Roberta King, Knud Jrgensen, Peter Wagner, John and Anna Travis, Tormod Engelsviken, Dean Gilliland, and Robert Schreiter.
Publishers Description If there is one book you are going to read to understand the deep currents affecting Christian life and witness today, this is it. Paradigm Shifts in Christian Witness enlists the world's foremost observers of global Christianity in the task of discerning in short, incisive essays the most important patterns and paradigm shifts as the Christian movement matures beyond both colonialism and post-colonialism as a world faith translated into every culture on earth. It also celebrates the life and work of Charles A. kraft, one of the foremost cultural anthropologists, a man whose insights have helped a generation of cross-cultural missioners and church workers understand the processes involved in mission and the growth of world Christianity.
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.22" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.42" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Mar 30, 2008
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570757712 ISBN13 9781570757716
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More About Charles E. Van Engen, Darrell Whiteman & J. Dudley Woodberry
Charles Van Engen is the Arthur F. Glasses professor of Biblical Theology of Mission at Fuller Seminary's School of World Mission.
Charles E. Van Engen currently resides in Gendora.
Charles E. Van Engen has published or released items in the following series...