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Transforming worldviews : an anthropological understanding of how people change

Author: Paul G Hiebert
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2008.
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In the past, changes in behavior and in belief have been leading indicators for missionaries that Christian conversion had occurred. But these alone--or even together--are insufficient for a gospel understanding of conversion. For effective biblical mission, Paul G. Hiebert argues, we must add a third element: a change in worldview. Here he offers a comprehensive study of worldview--its philosophy, its history, its  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hiebert, Paul G., 1932-
Transforming worldviews.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2008
(OCoLC)608155727
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul G Hiebert
ISBN: 9780801027055 0801027055
OCLC Number: 183392145
Description: 367 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The concept of worldview --
Characteristics of worldviews --
Worldviews in human contexts --
Methods for analyzing worldviews --
Worldviews of small-scale oral societies --
Peasant worldviews --
The modern worldview --
The worldview of late modernity or postmodernity --
The post-postmodern or glocal worldview --
Toward a biblical worldview --
Transforming worldviews.
Responsibility: Paul G. Hiebert.
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In the past, changes in behavior and in belief have been leading indicators for missionaries that Christian conversion had occurred. But these alone--or even together--are insufficient for a gospel understanding of conversion. For effective biblical mission, Paul G. Hiebert argues, we must add a third element: a change in worldview. Here he offers a comprehensive study of worldview--its philosophy, its history, its characteristics, and the means for understanding it. He then provides a detailed analysis of several worldviews that missionaries must engage today, addressing the impact of each on Christianity and mission. A biblical worldview is outlined for comparison. Finally, Hiebert argues for gospel ministry that seeks to transform people's worldviews and offers suggestions for how to do so. --From publisher's description.

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