By J. Kevin Livingston
After reviewing Bosch’s heritage and exploring key subject matters in his figuring out of challenge and evangelism, Livingston explores Bosch’s legacy from the viewpoint of the missionary nature of the church. The church is God’s state neighborhood, performing as a witness to and software of the arrival reign of God. The church is God’s replacement group, concurrently set except the realm but in addition for the sake of the realm, exemplifying the unconventional implications of Christ’s new group. The church is God’s reconciled and reconciling group, serving as an indication and embodiment of God’s love in Christ.
For these accustomed to Bosch purely because the writer of his magisterial Transforming Mission, Livingston exhibits how Bosch built-in his theology and perform in a loyal, contextually appropriate means inside South Africa and the worldwide church.
“Now meet Bosch at paintings, Bosch earlier than Transforming Mission, Bosch within the grist of the mill of his forming imaginative and prescient. Kevin Livingston is a savvy consultant who offers transparent exposition of Bosch’s prior paintings, solid because it was once in the course of the years of fight to finish South Africa’s apartheid guidelines. He demonstrates successfully the ongoing relevance of Bosch’s missionary ecclesiology for church buildings of the twenty-first century.”
—George R. Hunsberger, Western Theological Seminary
“All folks who've been inspired by means of David Bosch will locate this ebook compelling examining. Kevin Livingston attracts on his encyclopedic wisdom of Bosch and his paintings to take us deep into these influences—personal, religious, expert, theological, and political—that formed him into the individual that wrote Transforming Mission. This ebook is key examining for somebody looking a deeper, extra textured realizing of Bosch.”
—John P. Bowen, Wycliffe College
“Livingston has played a massive carrier by way of taking us at the back of Transforming Mission and displaying the place it got here from: the agonies of apartheid South Africa, the sorrowful battle of theological camps categorized ‘ecumenical’ and ‘evangelical,’ the search for a concrete expression of the church because it is depicted within the Scriptures, and from devoted discipleship whereas enticing with church and society as they're. This publication . . . is a substantial achievement.”
—Andrew F. partitions, college of Edinburgh
Kevin Livingston is affiliate Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Tyndale Seminary in Toronto. He has served as a missionary in Mexico and as a pastor in congregations of the Presbyterian Church in Canada.
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A Missiology of the Road: Early Perspectives in David Bosch’s Theology of Mission and Evangelism (American Society of Missiology Monograph Series Book 18) by J. Kevin Livingston