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A Reader's Guide to Transforming Mission

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Foreword
Preface to the ASM Series
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introducing David Bosch, His Context, Assumptions, and Agenda
Bosch's Introduction to Transforming Mission: Is Christian Mission a Thing of the Past?

Part 1: New Testament Paradigms (pp. 11-42)

1. The New Testament as a Missionary Document
2. Disciple-making: Matthew's Model of Mission
3. Transcending Class and Ethnicity: Luke's Model of Mission
4. Making the Most of the Grace Period: Paul's Model of Mission

Part 2: Paradigms in Church History (pp. 43-84)

5. The Concept of Paradigm Change in Church History
6. Good Ideas of Life and Love: The Missionary Paradigm of the Eastern Church, AD 100-600
7. Filling the Master's House: The Missionary Paradigm of the Roman Catholic Church, AD 600-1500
8. Justification by Faith: The Missionary Paradigm of the Protestant Reformation, AD 1500-1800
9. Enlightened Mission? The Fragmented Missionary Paradigm(s) of Protestantism, AD 1800-2000

Part 3: An Emerging Paradigm (pp. 85-155)

10. The Enlightenment Worldview Unraveling
11. Church and Mission in Flux
12. Elements of an Emerging Paradigm of Mission

A. The Source of Mission--The "Missio Dei"
B. The Goals of Mission--Salvation and Justice
C. The Activities of Mission--Evangelism and Contextualization
D. The Bearer of Mission--The Whole Church in the Whole World
E. The Limits of Mission--Its "Witness" Nature and Its Time Frame
F. The Study of Mission--Missiology and Theology

13. Mission in Many Modes
14. Responses to Bosch

Appendices

A. Table 15: Twentieth-Century Mission Conferences and Documents
B. Authors Most Quoted by David Bosch
C. Index

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