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Trinitarian Doctrine for Today's Mission by Leslie Newbigin
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.02" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.22 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2006
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1597529249 ISBN13 9781597529242
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More About Lesslie Newbigin
(1909-1998) Lesslie Newbigin was born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K., in 1909. He completed his undergraduate studies in Cambridge and then served as Staff Secretary of the Student Christian Movement in Glasgow, Scotland. He studied theology at Westminster College at Cambridge and was ordained by the Presbytery of Edinburgh, Church of Scotland in 1936. That same year Newbigin married Helen Henderson and the two of them left for India where he was to be missionary of the Church of Scotland In 1947 Reverend Newbigin was consecrated Bishop in the Church of South India, formed by the union of Anglican, Methodist, and Reformed churches. He also served on the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches and as Chairman of the Advisory Committee on the main theme of the Second Assembly. Other members of the committee included famous theologians such as Barth, Brunner, and Niebuhr In 1959 Newbigin was called to be General Secretary of the International Missionary Council with offices in London and New York. He was responsible for carrying through final negotiations for the merger with the World Council of Churches. In 1962 he became the first director of the Division of World Mission and Evangelism, and Associate General Secretary of the World Council of Churches with headquarters in Geneva.
Lesslie Newbigin was born in 1909 and died in 1998.
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