2010Boston: The Changing Contours of World Mission and by Todd M. Johnson,Rodney L. Peterson,Gina Bellofatto,Travis PDF

By Todd M. Johnson,Rodney L. Peterson,Gina Bellofatto,Travis Myers

In November 2010, 300 college, scholars, and others drawn to Christian venture amassed in Boston to contemplate how the realm, the worldwide church, and Christian missions have replaced because the international Missionary convention in Edinburgh in 1910 and to mirror at the 3 earlier centennial meetings (Tokyo 2010 in might, Edinburgh 2010 in June, and Cape city 2010 in October). individuals at "2010Boston" weren't delegates from church buildings and challenge enterprises, yet have been scholars and students of varied elements of global Christianity representing the Anglican/Episcopal, Evangelical, mainline Protestant, Orthodox, and Roman Catholic traditions. This convention quantity contains 9 keynote messages, 5 scholar displays, 3 experiences from the opposite meetings, and extra fabrics from or approximately 2010Boston. The keynote messages deal with the background of project (especially in and from Boston) and the present international context for project, and recommend modes for destiny Christian engagement with the area and each other. pupil papers handle such convention issues as solidarity in venture, project and postcolonialism, and discipleship in context. The ultimate bankruptcy surveys the conference's 8 issues and summarizes the results of the 2010Boston process.

"This interesting list of 1 of the major occasions marking the centenary of Edinburgh 1910 bargains with key concerns for venture reports and global Christianity this day. Ecclesially different and gender balanced, it additionally weaves jointly either neighborhood (Boston) curiosity with enter from all over the world. There are a few very good papers at the background and theology of project, and the relative area given to the voices of students--who also are practitioners--is quite welcome."
--Kirsteen Kim, Professor of Theology and international Christianity, Leeds Trinity college university, UK

"Comprehensive and forward-looking, this booklet is a crucial source for theological school and scholars, church leaders, and other people within the pews drawn to the long run course of Christian undertaking and international Christianity. Ecumenical and pluriphonic, every one bankruptcy deals new insights and provides richness to the complete. I hugely suggest it."
Kwok Pui-lan, writer of Postcolonial mind's eye and Feminist Theology

"This quantity represents a worthwhile, thought-provoking commemoration of Edinburgh 1910. The emphasis on pupil participation at Boston 2010 is especially major. some of the scholars at Edinburgh went directly to develop into leaders of the 20th century church. possible purely desire that the various scholars who participated during this convention will do an identical for our personal century."
--Stephen Bevans, Louis J. Luzbetak, SVD, Professor of project and tradition at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago

Todd M. Johnson is affiliate Professor of worldwide Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA. he's coeditor of the Atlas of world Christianity (2009).

Rodney L. Petersen is govt Director of the Boston Theological Institute (BTI), relocating to the Boston quarter from Switzerland in 1990. he's coeditor of The Antioch schedule: Essays at the Restorative Church in Honor of Orlando E. Costas (2007).

Gina A. Bellofatto is a examine assistant on the heart for the learn of world Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She was once the Senior Editorial Assistant for the Atlas of worldwide Christianity (2009).

Travis L. Myers is a ThD candidate in missiology (Boston collage university of Theology and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary). he's a former college member of the Cameroon Baptist Theological Seminary.

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