Item description for Mission in Today's World by Donal Dorr...
Overview Christians today urgently need to find a new approach to mission for our changing world. In this book, the author examines missioin from a number of relevant perspectives, clarifying the issues and enriching our understanding of mission.
Publishers Description The changing face of the world solidly impacts the nature of mission. Donal Dorr demonstrates why engagement with other religions and cultures demands that missionaries understand the importance of dialogue and also forces issues such as inculturation, the struggle for liberation of the poor and oppressed, and the need for reconciliation in conflict-torn regions.
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Dec 3, 2005
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570753393 ISBN13 9781570753398
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More About Donal Dorr
Donal Dorr is a theologian and missionary with a wide range of both academic and pastoral experience in five continents. He has lectured in many universities and colleges and spent some years on the staff of an institute of inter-church and inter-religious moral and religious education. His particular interest at present is in the nurturing, through seminars and intense workshops, the spirituality of Christians and of religious "searchers." He is the author of ten previous books including "Remove the Heart of Stone," "Spirituality and Justice," "Divine Energy: God Beyond Us, Within Us, Among Us," "Mission in Today's World," "Faith at Work," and "Spirituality, Our Deepest Heart's Desire." A greatly expanded and adapted new edition of his book "Option for the Poor" is to be published in September 2012 by Orbis Books under the new title "Option for the Poor and for the Earth."