Announcing the Kingdom: The Story of God's Mission in the Bible  -     By: Arthur F. Glasser
Buy Item $23.99 Retail: $30.00 Save 20% ($6.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $16.50 eBook Details

Announcing the Kingdom: The Story of God's Mission in the Bible

Baker / 2003 / Paperback

$23.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $30.00
|
Save 20% ($6.01)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW026261

Current Promotions
BROWSE for Biblical Studies
Refine by
Advanced Search Links

Product Description

This book provides a comprehensive survey of the biblical foundation of mission. It investiagtes the development of the kingdom of God theme in the Old Testament, describing what the concept tells us about God's mission in creation, the flood, and the covenant with Abraham. It then describes God's mission through the nation of Israel. The book then examines God's mission as Israel is sent into exile and the stage is set for the Messiah's coming. Finally, the book considers the fulfillment of the kingdom of God through Jesus Christ and the church. It examines Jesus' parables and ministry, his proclamation of God's kingdom among the nations, and the work of the Holy Spirit through the church.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 384
Vendor: Baker
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0801026261
ISBN-13: 9780801026263
Availability: In Stock

Related Products

  1. A Many Colored Kingdom
    A Many Colored Kingdom
    Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, S. Steve Kang, Gary A. Parrett
    Baker / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $19.49 Retail: $24.00 Save 19% ($4.51)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW027438
  2. The Community of the King
    The Community of the King
    Howard A. Snyder
    Inter-Varsity Press / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $18.00 Save 33% ($6.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW827498
  3. The Insider: Bringing the Kingdom of God into Your Everyday World
    The Insider: Bringing the Kingdom of God into Your Everyday World
    Jim Petersen, Mike Shamy
    NavPress / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 19% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW833380
  4. The Gospel of the Kingdom: Scriptural Studies in the Kingdom of God
    The Gospel of the Kingdom: Scriptural Studies in the Kingdom of God
    George Eldon Ladd
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 1959 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $15.00 Save 27% ($4.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW1280

Publisher's Description

Announcing the Kingdom provides a comprehensive survey of the biblical foundation of mission. It investigates the development of the kingdom of God theme in the Old Testament, describing what the concept tells us about God's mission in creation, the flood, and the covenant with Abraham. It then describes God's mission through the nation of Israel during the exodus, at Mt. Sinai, and through the kings of Israel. The book then examines God's mission as Israel is sent into exile and the stage is set for the Messiah's coming.
Finally, the book considers the fulfillment of the kingdom of God through Jesus Christ and the church. It examines Jesus' parables and ministry, his proclamation of God's kingdom among the nations, and the work of the Holy Spirit through the church.
Announcing the Kingdom is the product of Arthur Glasser's more than thirty years of teaching and has been used by thousands of students at Fuller Theological Seminary. Now revised by Glasser's colleagues, this study provides mission workers and students with a new understanding of their calling and its biblical foundation.

Author Bio

Arthur F. Glasser is Dean Emeritus of the School of World Mission at Fuller Theological Seminary. Charles E. Van Engen is the Arthur F. Glasser Professor of Biblical Theology of Mission at Fuller. Dean S. Gilliland is Senior Professor of Contextualized Theology and African Studies at Fuller. Shawn B. Redford is a Ph.D. candidate and adjunct faculty member at Fuller.

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Value:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
0%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. Michael V. Baxter
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    September 17, 2008
    Michael V. Baxter

    The most thorough treatment of the Kingdom of God. Having read 5 well-published books within a time span of 3 months on the subject of the Kingdom of God, this book was the most thorough and thought provoking. It's one downfall is the author's propensity to be sidetracked from the main subject at hand and his use of secular humanistic vernacular. Besides these, it is very comprehensive and a joy to read yet not written for one's first book on the subject. If looking for an introductory book, look into Roberts's book entitled: God's Big Picture.

Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Majesty of God in the Old Testament: A Guide for Preaching and Teaching
    The Majesty of God in the Old Testament: A Guide for Preaching and Teaching
    Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
    Baker Academic / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $16.99 Retail: $20.00 Save 15% ($3.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW032448
  2. HCSB Share Jesus Without Fear NT, Black Bonded Leather
    HCSB Share Jesus Without Fear NT, Black Bonded Leather
    B&H Books / 2001 / Bonded Leather
    $9.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 23% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW400126
  3. The Missionary Movement In Christian History
    The Missionary Movement In Christian History
    Andrew Walls
    Orbis Books / 1996 / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $26.00 Save 46% ($12.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW0750599
  4. The Seven Checkpoints for Student Leaders  - Slightly Imperfect
    The Seven Checkpoints for Student Leaders - Slightly Imperfect
    Howard Books / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 67% ($10.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW189337DA

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search