Concepts of Mission

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In nine chapters divided into three parts (""basic issues""; ""historical perspectives""; and ""new perspectives""), Africas most respected Catholic missiologist introduces mission and mission studies. This is a book for theologians, missionaries, and church leaders who want a trustworthy overview of the fundamentals of mission from someone attuned to Catholic Conciliar and Post-Conciliar on mission.

Oborjis book embodies the principles of Robert Schreiters ""new catholicity."" It sheds light on how a faith that is missionary in nature can be faithful to the Catholic heritages concern for unity while nurturing cross-fertilization from the many cultures in which it has grown and from the riches of other religious traditions among which it lives.

Francis Anekwe Oborji, a Nigerian diocesan priest, is professor of missiology at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, one of the founding officers of the International Association of Catholic Missiologists, and author of Towards a Christian Theology of African Religion.

Book Details

Title:
Concepts of Mission
Subtitle:
The Evolution of Contemporary Missiology
Author:
Francis Anekwe Oborji
Pages:
256
Binding:
Softcover