Lesslie Newbigin: Missionary Theologian : a Reader
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2006 - 277 pages
Monumental figure in the twentieth-century worldwide church. Internationally esteemed British pastor and missionary theologian. Ecumenical statesman and prolific writer. Lesslie Newbigin (1909-1998) was all of these and more.
This reader fills a long-standing need for a comprehensive introduction to Newbigin and his legacy. Opening with a short biography of Newbigin and a discussion of his major theological and missiological themes, the volume sets selected readings in context with brief introductions and offers suggestions for further reading from Newbigin's corpus.
Praise for Lesslie Newbigin and his writings: "Newbigin has made a bold and major step forward in the debate on Christianity, pluralism, and Western self-understanding."
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The gospel and world religions
The missionary crisis in the West
102 Profile of a culture
103 Responding to the challenge
The gospel and public life
112 The gospel as public truth
The nature and calling of the Church
82 The calling of the Church