Christianity Encountering World Religions: The Practice of Mission in the Twenty-first Century  -     By: Terry Muck, Frances Adeney
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Christianity Encountering World Religions: The Practice of Mission in the Twenty-first Century

Baker Academic / 2009 / Paperback

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* Reviewing today's challenging religious climate, Muck and Adeney propose a new model for interacting with other faiths---"giftive mission." They explore practices that characterize sharing the "free gift" of the gospel---including universality, fellowship, localization, and respect; offer illuminating case studies for each theme; and show you how to apply each practice in specific missional settings. 484 pages, softcover from Baker.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 448
Vendor: Baker Academic
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0801026601
ISBN-13: 9780801026607
Series: Encountering Mission

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The current religious climate poses unique challenges to those engaged in mission. Thus the authors of this book propose a new, yet very biblical, model for interacting with people of other faiths. They term this model giftive mission, as it is based on the metaphor of free gift. We bear the greatest gift possible--the gospel message. Adopting this perspective not only has the potential for greater missionary success but also enables us to more closely imitate God's gracious activity in the world. The core of the book explores eleven practices that characterize giftive mission. Each practice is illustrated through the story of a figure from mission history who embodied that practice. Further discussion shows how to incorporate these practices in specific mission settings.

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Terry C. Muck (PhD, Northwestern University) is executive director of the Louisville Institute, a Lilly Endowment-funded program based at Louisville Seminary supporting those who lead and study American religious institutions. He formerly served as dean of the E. Stanley Jones School of World Mission and Evangelism at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is the author of nine books, including Ministry and Theology in Global Perspective: Contemporary Challenges for the Church. Frances S. Adeney (PhD, Graduate Theological Union) is William A. Benfield Jr. Professor of Evangelism and Global Mission at Louisville Seminary. She has authored and contributed to many books, including Christian Women in Indonesia: A Narrative Study of Gender and Religion and Christianity and Human Rights: Influences and Issues.

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