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Theology of mission : a believers church perspective

Author: John Howard Yoder; Gayle Gerber Koontz
Publisher: Downers Grove, Illinois : InterVarsity Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From 1964 to 1983, John Howard Yoder taught a course on theology of mission at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminaries. The course was recorded in 1973 and 1976, but the tapes were put into storage and subsequently forgotten. Thanks to Wilbert Shenk and the director of the AMBS library, the tapes of Yoder's course were discovered thirty years later in 2006. Painstakingly transcribed and edited by Gayle Gerber  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Howard Yoder; Gayle Gerber Koontz
ISBN: 9780830840335 0830840338
OCLC Number: 861788831
Description: 430 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: John Howard Yoder's mission theology : context and contribution / Wilbert R. Shenk --
Yoder's introduction to the topic --
The prophets : Israel and the nations --
Jesus' public ministry and the nations --
The Great Commission and Acts --
The ministry of Paul in salvation history --
Other texts and the New Testament's theology of mission --
Mission and systematic theology --
Church types and mission : a radical Reformation perspective --
Pietist perspective on mission --
The church as missionary --
The church as responsible --
The church as local --
The church as laity --
Ministry in a missionary context --
People movements and the free church --
Salvation is historical --
Salvation is for the world --
Message and medium : presence --
Message and medium : servanthood --
Theology of religions : particularity and universalism --
Radical Reformation perspectives on religion --
Christianity and other faiths --
The missionary challenge of non-non-Christian faiths --
Judaism as a non-non-Christian faith.
Responsibility: John Howard Yoder ; edited by Gayle Gerber Koontz and Andy Alexis-Baker.

Abstract:

From 1964 to 1983, John Howard Yoder taught a course on theology of mission at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminaries. The course was recorded in 1973 and 1976, but the tapes were put into storage and subsequently forgotten. Thanks to Wilbert Shenk and the director of the AMBS library, the tapes of Yoder's course were discovered thirty years later in 2006. Painstakingly transcribed and edited by Gayle Gerber Koontz and Andy Alexis-Baker, this book is the exciting result.
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