The local church in a global era : reflections for a new century / edited by Max L. Stackhouse, Tim Dearborn, Scott Paeth.

Contributor(s): Stackhouse, Max L | Dearborn, Tim | Paeth, Scott
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c2000Description: x, 218 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0802847102 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Church renewal | Church renewal -- United States | Church and social problems | Evangelicalism | Christianity -- ForecastingLOC classification: BV600.2 | .L68 2000
Contents:
Introduction / Max L. Stackhouse -- I. Stewardship, prosperity, and justice. Introduction / Scott Paeth -- 1. The church as an academy of justice / William Schweiker -- 2. The debt crisis in theological perspective / James H. Ottley -- 3. Discovering a role in God's provision / David Befus -- II. Faith, learning, and family. Introduction / Scott Paeth -- 4. The teaching ministry in a multicultural world / Richard Osmer -- 5. Worldwide developments in family and gender roles / Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen -- 6. Resources for worship / John Mbiti -- III. The spirit, wholeness, and health. Introduction / Tim Dearborn -- 7. Science, technology, and mission / Ronald Cole-Turner -- 8. Christian response to changes in global ecosystems / Susan Power Bratton -- 9. The spirit, globalization, and the future of medicine / Allen Verhey -- IV. Christ, the church, and other religions. Introduction / Tim Dearborn -- 10. Observation and revelation in dialogue: towards a Christian theological approach to Buddhism / Kosuke Koyama -- 11. Muhammad's significance for Christians: some personal reflections / Lamin Sanneh -- 12. The new ecumenism / Cecil M. Robeck, Jr. -- V. Conflict, violence, and mission. Introduction / Tim Dearborn -- 13. Soul wars / John Witte, Jr. -- 14. The taming of Mars: can we help the twenty-first century to be less violent than the twentieth? / Donald W. Shriver, Jr. -- 15. Globalization and the local church / Ian T. Douglas -- Conclusion: a global future for local churches / Tim Dearborn.
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Introduction / Max L. Stackhouse -- I. Stewardship, prosperity, and justice. Introduction / Scott Paeth -- 1. The church as an academy of justice / William Schweiker -- 2. The debt crisis in theological perspective / James H. Ottley -- 3. Discovering a role in God's provision / David Befus -- II. Faith, learning, and family. Introduction / Scott Paeth -- 4. The teaching ministry in a multicultural world / Richard Osmer -- 5. Worldwide developments in family and gender roles / Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen -- 6. Resources for worship / John Mbiti -- III. The spirit, wholeness, and health. Introduction / Tim Dearborn -- 7. Science, technology, and mission / Ronald Cole-Turner -- 8. Christian response to changes in global ecosystems / Susan Power Bratton -- 9. The spirit, globalization, and the future of medicine / Allen Verhey -- IV. Christ, the church, and other religions. Introduction / Tim Dearborn -- 10. Observation and revelation in dialogue: towards a Christian theological approach to Buddhism / Kosuke Koyama -- 11. Muhammad's significance for Christians: some personal reflections / Lamin Sanneh -- 12. The new ecumenism / Cecil M. Robeck, Jr. -- V. Conflict, violence, and mission. Introduction / Tim Dearborn -- 13. Soul wars / John Witte, Jr. -- 14. The taming of Mars: can we help the twenty-first century to be less violent than the twentieth? / Donald W. Shriver, Jr. -- 15. Globalization and the local church / Ian T. Douglas -- Conclusion: a global future for local churches / Tim Dearborn.

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