Evangelism after Christendom

The Theology and Practice of Christian Witness
Product Number: EB00004599
Released: Mar 01, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441201546
Publisher: Brazos Press
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Description

Most people think of evangelism as something an individual does-one person talking to one or more other people about the gospel. Bryan Stone, however, argues that evangelism is the duty and call of the entire church as a body of witness. Evangelism after Christendom explores what it means to understand and put to work evangelism as a rich practice of the church, grounding evangelism in the stories of Israel, Jesus, and the Apostles. This thorough treatment is marked by an astute sensitivity to the ways in which Christian evangelism has in the past been practiced violently, intentionally or unintentionally. Pointing to exemplars both Protestant and Catholic, Stone shows pastors, professors, and students how evangelism can work nonviolently.

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Author(s): Bryan Stone
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2007

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