Item description for What is Mission? by Revd J. Andrew Kirk & Andrew Kirk...
Overview This book fills the need for a single volume introduction to the complex theological and practical issues constellating around the concept of Christian mission. The text is divided into three parts: part one tends to foundational an methodogical questions; part two presents the seven major missiological themes; part three address the nature of the relationship between the organized church and the missio dei.
Publishers Description An enlightening introduction to the concept of Christian mission and its complex theological and practical issues.
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Studio: Fortress Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.57" Width: 5.54" Height: 0.88" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2000
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0800632338 ISBN13 9780800632335
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More About Revd J. Andrew Kirk & Andrew Kirk
Kirk is Director of the Centre for Missionlogy and World Christianity in the Department of Theology of the University of Birmingham.
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Outstanding Survey of Holistic Christian Mission Oct 5, 2007
Professor Kirk's "What is Mission?" is likely the best short overview of the purpose and methods of Twenty-first Century missiology. He presents an holistic and biblical basis for our participation in the missio Dei, with the clear clarion call for the universal Church to "be witnesses" in all the world, with the whole Gospel. This is the book for anyone seeking a firm grounding in contemporary missiology.
Very liberal view of Mission Sep 29, 2007
The book gives a sound overview of a liberal perspective of Mission. It is a good read, but unfortunately it is limited because it does not bring in the conservative view of a primary focus of Mission on the sharing of the Good News and the current and future salvation offered to all those who accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. If you are liberal in your view of Mission, this book is for you.