Spirituality for the Sent : Casting a New Vision for the Missional Church

Description

Since their rise in the midst of the revivals of the eighteenth century, evangelicals have been dedicated to the importance of both spirituality and mission. In recent years, evangelicals have engaged in the missional theology discussion that advocates a more holistic Christian mission grounded in the eternal mission of the triune God. At the same time, evangelicals have also been key participants in the spiritual formation discussion that seeks to recover biblical and classical practices for contemporary spiritual growth. While these two movements have been largely independent of each other, the time is right to join them together into a single conversation for the sake of ongoing evangelical faithfulness. Spirituality for the Sent brings together evangelical scholars from a variety of disciplines and ecclesial traditions to address the relationship between spiritual formation and a missional vision of theology and practice. The contributors share a common vision for a missional spirituality that fosters spiritual maturity while also fueling Christian evangelism, cultural engagement, and the pursuit of justice. This collection features contributions by Craig G. BartholomewSusan BoothMae Elise CannonDiane ChandlerAnthony L. ChuteMichael W. GoheenGeorge R. HunsbergerChristopher W. MorganSoong-Chan RahTimothy W. SheridanGordon T. SmithGary Tyra

Details

Author(s)
Dr Nathan A Finn
Format
Paperback | 253 pages
Dimensions
150 x 226 x 18mm | 363g
Publication date
24 Mar 2017
Publisher
InterVarsity Press
Imprint
Inter-Varsity Press,US
Publication City/Country
Illinois, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0830851577
ISBN13
9780830851577
Bestsellers rank
343,758