n Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Picturing Christian witness : New Testament images of disciples in mission, Stanley H. Skreslet : book review
|Article Title||Picturing Christian witness : New Testament images of disciples in mission, Stanley H. Skreslet : book review|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Author||J.J. (Dons) Kritzinger|
|Publication Date||Aug 2006|
|Pages||430 - 431|
In this book, the author, Professor of Christian mission, but also a New Testament scholar, provides us with a fresh theological view on the missionary enterprise. The view is fresh because of a number of elements. First, he studies New Testament mission by following the practice and thinking, not of the writers of the New Testament in the first instance, but that of the missionary disciples. These disciples include not only the twelve, and other high profile people, but also the lesser-known ones. His question is, which images could describe their work best, and which images did these disciples prefer to use?
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