This anthology offers an invaluable entrée into the best thinking on the nature of mission and the emergence of world Christianity. With selections from authors as diverse as Karl Barth, Kwame Bediako, Paul Hiebert, Daisy Machado, Lesslie Newbigin, David Bosch, and Peter Phan the reader finds insights that illuminate the essential patterns in mission thinking and provide a horizon on what is important, a guide to how the Spirit is empowering what Pope John Paul II calls a new "springtime of mission." This books is Ideal for study or reference for students, scholars, and mission practitioners.
Robert L. Gallagher is associate professor of intercultural studies at Wheaton College.
Paul Hertig is professor of global studies at Azusa Pacific University.