Monday, January 29, 2007

Lesslie Newbigin
160 pages
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (April 1986)

Spring 2007 reading...more later


Author: Lesslie Newbigin brings to this work his experience as a pastor, missionary, theologian, ecumenical statesman, and writer. He is a visionary thinker who applies wisdom to experience. His writing is Christ-centered, Trinitarian framework, biblical, and missionally-informed.

Chapters 1-2 describe post-enlightenment culture. Chapters 3-5 describe the gospel and its missionary encounter with culture. Chapter 6 discusses implications and applications for missionary encounter..

Newbigin’s intention: (p.1) “My purpose in these chapters is to consider what would be involved in a genuinely missionary encounter between the gospel and the culture that is shared by the peoples of Europe and North America, their colonial and cultural off-shoots, and the growing company of educated leaders in the cities of the world…”

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