"Surveys the variety of ways in which Christian life has been contextualized."--Mission Studies
Acclaimed as a classic examination of faith and culture Models of Contextual Theology uses models to elucidate the various meanings of “contextualization”. Now Bevans adds a sixth “counter-cultural” model, reflected to various degrees in the thinking of such disparate figures as Stanley Hauerwas, John Milbank, Lesslie Newbigin, “and (occasionally) Pope John Paul II.”
Stephen B. Bevans, a member of the Divine Word Missionaries, is Louis J. Luzbetak, SVD, Professor of Gospel and Culture at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, and editor of Mission Studies.