Church Drawing near Paperback

by Paul D.L. Avis;

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The book begins by defining the core tasks (or mission) of the Church in biblical and theological terms, and then asks how these tasks can best be carried out in the conditions of modernity and post-modernity. Paul Avis describes and evaluates contemporary expressions of spirituality, drawing on many empirical studies; the functions of the Church's "occasional offices" or rites of passage; the ways in which the Church and its ministers can engage constructively with the community and with civil society; the pastoral method in mission and its practical, policy consequences. Throughout the book Avis urges the imperative for the Church and its ministers to break out from the privatization of Christian values into full participation in contemporary social issues and public life.

Church Drawing near by Paul D.L. Avis was published by Continuum in November 2003 and is our 63146th best seller. The ISBN for Church Drawing near is 9780567089687.

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Details for Church Drawing near

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherContinuum (November 2003)
Number of Pages240
Thickness12 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code1152471
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