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Jul. 13, 2011

Andrew Walls on the risks of becoming a “caste” in a plural society

Here’s a fascinating and brief glimpse of Andrew Walls:  
Jul. 13, 2011

The political novelty of God

I can’t resist this quote from John Howard Yoder, which is cited in David Fitch’s blog on mission and ecclesiology: The political novelty that God brings into the world is a community of those who serve instead of ruling, who suffer instead of inflicting suffering, whose fellowship crosses social lines instead of reinforcing them. The new Christian community in which
Apr. 21, 2011

Missiology and multicultural ministries

The International Review of Mission has just made available, via free access to the Wiley site, the latest issue of the journal which is focused on church and migration. As the website notes: The church and migration is the focus of the latest issue of the International Review of Mission (IRM). The biannual journal is sponsored by the World Council of
Jan. 29, 2011

T is for Triune God: Circulating Around the Neighborhood

By Dwight Zscheile In the seventh century, the theologian John of Damascus used a term to describe the life of the Trinity that has important resonance for today’s church in mission: perichoresis. Perichoresis means “whirl,” “rotation,” “encircling,” “embracing,” or “circulation around the neighborhood.” In the ancient world, it was used to describe the passing of wine around the table at
Jan. 22, 2011

Listening for God in Popular Culture

Dr. Christian Scharen reflects upon the need for deep attention to culture as a way of discerning the big questions people are really asking: