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Encountering theology of mission : biblical foundations, historical developments, and contemporary issues / Craig Ott, Stephen J. Strauss ; with Timothy C. Tennent.

By: Ott, Craig, 1952-.
Contributor(s): Tennent, Timothy C | Strauss, Stephen J, 1955-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Encountering mission: Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, c2010Description: xxx, 383 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780801026621 (pbk.); 0801026628 (pbk.).Subject(s): Missions -- TheoryDDC classification: 266.01 OTT
Contents:
Part I: Biblical foundations of mission. God and the nations in the Old Testament -- God and the nations in the New Testament -- The justification of mission : missio dei -- The purpose and nature of mission -- The task of missions : convictions and controversy -- The task of missions : convergence and conclusions -- Part II: Motives and means for mission. The motivation for missions -- The church and mission -- The missionary vocation -- Spiritual dynamics and mission -- Part III: Mission in local and global context. Contextualization and mission -- Christian encounter with other religions : toward an evangelical theology of religions -- The necessity of mission : three uncomfortable questions.
List(s) this item appears in: Foundational Mission Perspectives | Perspectives on World Mission
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-359) and indexes.

Part I: Biblical foundations of mission. God and the nations in the Old Testament -- God and the nations in the New Testament -- The justification of mission : missio dei -- The purpose and nature of mission -- The task of missions : convictions and controversy -- The task of missions : convergence and conclusions -- Part II: Motives and means for mission. The motivation for missions -- The church and mission -- The missionary vocation -- Spiritual dynamics and mission -- Part III: Mission in local and global context. Contextualization and mission -- Christian encounter with other religions : toward an evangelical theology of religions -- The necessity of mission : three uncomfortable questions.

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