Mission Namibia. Challenges and Opportunities for the Church in the 21st Century Paperback

by Thorsten Prill (Ed );


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Mission Namibia. Challenges and Opportunities for the Church in the 21st Century

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Document from the year 2012 in the subject Theology - Practical Theology, grade: -, - (Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary), language: English, comment: This book contains essays by present and former NETS faculty members who bring with them a rich ministry experience in churches and para-church organisations in Namibia and other countries. Each essay is a sustained reflection on a particular aspect of Christian mission and ministry in Namibia and beyond. , abstract: This book contains essays by NETS faculty members who bring with them a rich ministry experience in churches and para-church organisations in Namibia and other countries. Each essay is a sustained reflection on a particular aspect of Christian mission and ministry in Namibia and beyond. Thorsten Prill looks at both the challenges and opportunities for the Church in Namibia. He argues that para-church organisations with their focus on evangelism, church-planting and theological training have a significant role to play. In a second essay he identifies key issues in mission today and challenges churches, mission organisations and mission partners to be caught up in a missionary movement with God. Basilius Kasera demonstrates that the use of traditional African names for God as representatives of the God of the Bible is problematic as it leads to a distorted understanding of the biblical revelation. Such an approach fails to distinguish clearly between the revelation of Yahweh and the idols Africans have always worshipped. In a further article Basilius Kasera discusses the dangers of prosperity gospel teaching for the Namibian Church. Simon Gillham argues that the models and assumptions behind theological education in Africa have been largely imported from the west. Using the biblical metaphor of a tree representing spiritual maturity, he explores what roots, what fruits and what species of theological education might be most appropriate for the African context. Victor Kuligin examines the gener

Mission Namibia. Challenges and Opportunities for the Church in the 21st Century by Thorsten Prill (Ed ) was published by Grin Verlag in July 2013. The ISBN for Mission Namibia. Challenges and Opportunities for the Church in the 21st Century is 9783656297109.

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Page last updated 19th January 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback / softback
PublisherGrin Verlag (July 2013)
Weight218g
Number of Pages160
Thickness9 mm
Height210 mm
Width148 mm
ISBN9783656297109
ISBN-10365629710X
Product Code4319262
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