Perspectives on global Christian mission, life, and witness from eighteen renowned scholars of mission, anthropology, and world Christian studies.
If there is one book you are going to read to understand the deep currents affecting Christian life and witness today, this is it. Paradigm Shifts in Christian Witness enlists the worlds foremost observers of global Christianity to discern the most important intercultural patterns and paradigm shifts as the Christian movement matures beyond post-colonialism as a world religion. The authors do this while bringing into relief the work of Charles A. Kraft and the challenges the future presents to those who have learned so much from him. In addition to the editors, writers include: Douglas McConnell, Daniel Shaw, Paul Pierson, the late Paul Hiebert, Robert Priest, Michael Rynkiewich, Eugene Nida, Viggo Sogaard, Roberta King, Knud Jurgensen, Peter Wagner, John and Anna Travis, Tormod Engelsviken, Dean Gilliland, and Robert Schreiter.
Charles E. Van Engen is Arthur F. Glasser Professor of Biblical Theology of Mission in the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary.
J. Dudley Woodberry is Dean Emeritus and Senior Professor of Islamic Studies in the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller.
Darrell Whiteman is Vice President for Mission Education and Resident Missiologist with The Mission Society in Norcross, Georgia.