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Hope for the world : mission in a global context : papers from the Campbell Seminar

Author: Walter Brueggemann
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A collection of essays on global evangelical ministries that provide differing perspectives on Christian mission work.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Brueggemann
ISBN: 066422461X 9780664224615
OCLC Number: 46952171
Description: 177 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Missional questions in a fresh context / Walter Brueggemann --
Hope from old sources for a new century : a consensus paper --
Atlanta as church context / Joanna Adams --
South Africa and the confession of Belhar : a contemporary confessing journey toward missions / H. Russel Botman --
The Canadian context / Douglas John Hall --
Prophecy and servanthood in the South / James S. Lowry --
An Asian context / Damayanthi M.A. Niles --
The Cuban church in socialism / Ofelia Ortega --
Church in the context of Central Europe / Janos Pasztor --
The totalizing context of production and consumption / Walter Brueggemann --
Hope as the intractable resolve of the Spirit / Joanna Adams --
Hope as the coming reign of God / H. Russel Botman --
Despair as pervasive ailment / Douglas John Hall --
The Bible as scripted hope / James S. Lowry --
A common hope is always context-specific / Damayanthi M.A. Niles --
Revolutionary hope in the church after Christendom / Ofelia Ortega --
God's mission taken up as the mission of the church / Janos Pasztor --
Communities of hope midst engines for despair / Walter Brueggemann.
Responsibility: edited by Walter Brueggemann.


Hope for the World represents a new resolve and commitment to the global context for the ministry of the church. Missions, evangelism, and theological education too often seem ill prepared to face  Read more...


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