Missiology Book Review: Muslims, Christians, and Jesus

Introduction In the book Muslims, Christians, and Jesus Carl Medearis writes to Western Christians, specifically Christians in America, about Islam. He notes that due to politics and national security issues, especially since 9/11, many Americans hold views about Muslims that perpetuate stereotypes and promote fear and hate. Medearis seeks to write a book that willContinue reading “Missiology Book Review: Muslims, Christians, and Jesus”

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Missiology Book Review: God So Loves the City

Van Engen, Charles and Tiersma, Jude editors. God So Loves the City. Monrovia, CA: MARC, 1994. Charles Van Engen tells us the essence of this book: it is “to explore ways to integrate theology, urban studies, and contextualization in a theologically informed, holistic, and transformational theology of mission.” This book is a collection composed ofContinue reading “Missiology Book Review: God So Loves the City”

Missiology Book Review: Dynamics of Christian Mission

Pierson, Paul E. The Dynamics of Christian Mission: History through a Missiological Perspective. Pasadena, CA: William Carey International University Press. 2009. Paul E. Pierson is Dean Emeritus of Fuller Theological Seminary’s School of Intercultural Studies. He is also Senior Professor of History of Mission and Latin American Studies. Before teaching at Fuller, he served asContinue reading “Missiology Book Review: Dynamics of Christian Mission”

Missiology Book Review: Paradigm Shifts in Christian Witness

Van Engen, Charles and Darrel Whiteman, and Dudley Woodberry editors. Paradigm Shifts in Christian Witness. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2008. Paradigm shifts in Christian Witness consists of essays written about Charles Kraft’s contributions to missiology. Eighteen different authors contributed to this volume. These authors focused on three areas in which Charles Kraft made a significantContinue reading “Missiology Book Review: Paradigm Shifts in Christian Witness”