Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission
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Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission

"The most comprehensive and thorough study of the Christian mission done in this generation, if not this century".........Alan Neely...

Title:Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0883447193
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:587 pages

    Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission Reviews

  •  Rev. Bobbie
    Aug 08, 2008

    Ok not a light read but really answers the questions about how Mission and understanding of Mission has changed and is changing. It's best for reading a little here and a little there... especially s...

  • Greg
    Aug 30, 2008

    This book is a foundational study of the church and mission. It is divided in three sections: 1. NT Models of Mission, 2. Historical Paradigms of Mission, and 3.Toward a Relevant Missiology.Part one e...

  • Gerard Kelly
    Feb 04, 2013

    What's there to say? This is the classic work; the definitive introduction to Missional thinking; the foundation of much that is now happening across the Western church. Read it for the sake of histor...

  • Rick Dugan
    Mar 14, 2016

    Bosch begins with the assumption that mission is a vital expression of the local church, but that it’s in a state of crisis due to changes and challenges both within and without. The dechristianizat...

  • Benjamin
    Apr 06, 2014

    This book is encyclopedic in more ways that one. First it is incredibly long. It is nearly 600 pages and the font is small and tightly spaced. Second, the tone is rather academic. Its poetic and aesth...

  • Frank Peters
    Aug 03, 2015

    On the back cover of this book, it is referred to as “a truly magisterial book”. Similarly, in Newbigin endorses the book with the words: “David Bosch’s work is a kind of Summa Missiologica. ...

  • Brian Whited
    Dec 10, 2010

    Bosch posits that mission has been transforming itself throughout history. Mission in the early church looked different from mission in the Enlightenment and is looking different as we enter the postm...

  • Kyle Barton
    Jan 01, 2014

    This is a massive book. Although there are certainly longer books out there (this one weighs in at 519 pages… long enough for me!), this book is massive in its attempt- to provide a sweeping and com...

  • Cody
    Jan 25, 2015

    There isn't much that needs to be said by me about one of the most important missiological texts ever produced. My experience with TM was lengthy. I didn't just sit down and read it but picked at it a...

  • 'dumebi
    Feb 19, 2009

    Late DJ Bosch had in this work shown the development,problems and progess of the Christian mission down the ages.He demmonstates with an unparraled insight,his knowledge a d acumen in the areas of mis...