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The Mission of God : Unlocking the Bible's Grand Narrative.

Author: Christopher J H Wright
Publisher: Westmont : InterVarsity Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Most Christians would agree that the Bible provides a basis for mission. But Christopher Wright boldly maintains that mission is bigger than that--there is in fact a missional basis for the Bible! The entire Bible is generated by and is all about God's mission. He provides a missional hermeneutic in response to this claim.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wright, Christopher J.H.
Mission of God : Unlocking the Bible's Grand Narrative.
Westmont : InterVarsity Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J H Wright
ISBN: 9780830864966 0830864962
OCLC Number: 908511953
Description: 1 online resource (583 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Outline of the Book; Preface; Introduction; PART I; 1 Searching for a Missional Hermeneutic; 2 Shaping a Missional Hermeneutic; PART II; 3 The Living God Makes Himself Known in Israel; 4 The Living God Makes Himself Known in Jesus Christ; 5 The Living God Confronts Idolatry; PART III; 6 God's Elect People; 7 God's Particular People; 8 God's Model of Redemption; 9 God's Model of Restoration; 10 The Span of God's Missional Covenant; 11 The Life of God's Missional People; PART IV; 12 Mission and God's Earth; 13 Mission and God's Image. 14 God and the Nations in Old Testament Vision15 God and the Nations in New Testament Mission; Epilogue; Bibliography; Name Index; Subject Index; Scripture Index; Langham Literature; More Titles from InterVarsity Press.

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Most Christians would agree that the Bible provides a basis for mission. But Christopher Wright boldly maintains that mission is bigger than that--there is in fact a missional basis for the Bible! The entire Bible is generated by and is all about God's mission. He provides a missional hermeneutic in response to this claim.

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