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The Urban Face of Mission: Ministering the Gospel in a Diverse and Changing World

P & R Publishing / 2002 / Paperback

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How do we take appropriate account of where and when we are without compromising the "old, old story of Jesus and his love"? Harvie Conn pressed these questions while teaching missions for twenty-six years, and this volume, written by former colleagues in his honor, does the same. Contributing chapters are Paul Hiebert, Raymond Bakke, Roger Greenway, Samuel Escobar, Charles Kraft, William Dyrness, and others. The volume begins with a previously unpublished essay by Conn on missions and theology.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 360
Vendor: P & R Publishing
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 087552401X
ISBN-13: 9780875524016
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How do we sing the Lord's song in “the strange land” that is now the 21st century? How do we take appropriate account of where and when we are without compromising the “old, old story of Jesus and his love?” Harvie Conn pressed these questions while teaching missions for twenty-six years, and this volume, written by former colleagues in his honor, does the same. Contributing chapters are: Paul Hiebert, Raymond Bakke, Roger Greenway, Samuel Escobar, Charles Kraft, William Dyrness, and others. The volume begins with a previously unpublished essay by Conn on missions and theology. In “The Urban Face of Missions,” writes Samuel Logan, “voices from around the world call all of us to think again about what the unchanging word of Scripture really does say about the changing world in which we live.”

Author Bio

Harvie M. Conn was Professor of Missions at Westminster Theological Seminary. He received his BD and ThM degrees from Westminster Seminary and for three years pursued postgraduate studies at Temple University.

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Harvie Conn’s prophetic voice continues to be heard through his own writings and through the ministries of countless colleagues, friends and students that he influenced, Read this book, which both honors and continues Harvie’s ministry to the church.
Important essays by a wide range of scholars who share the late Harvie Conn’s passionate commitment to loving the whole person the way Jesus did.

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