The Resource Wasted evangelism : social action and the church's task of evangelism : a journey in the Gospel of Mark, Chip M. Anderson., (ebook)

Wasted evangelism : social action and the church's task of evangelism : a journey in the Gospel of Mark, Chip M. Anderson., (ebook)

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Wasted evangelism : social action and the church's task of evangelism : a journey in the Gospel of Mark
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Wasted evangelism
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social action and the church's task of evangelism : a journey in the Gospel of Mark
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Chip M. Anderson.
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eng
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What is the relationship between the gospel and the church's responsibility toward the poor? Can social action be evangelism? Wasted Evangelism is an exploration in the Gospel of Mark on the subject of evangelism and social action. A proclamation-centered definition of evangelism based on the etymology of the word evangelize and a few isolated proof-texts is devoid of much of the biblical content that Mark offers to us through his Gospel, detaching the concept of evangelism from the narrative meaning that Mark gives to the gospel of Jesus Christ. In Wasted Evangelism Chip Anderson develops an exegetically based, narrative understanding of biblical evangelism, which, according to Mark's Gospel, includes God's care for the economically vulnerable and his concern for the issues of poverty. The studies gathered in this volume propose that social action should not be considered a separate, distinct responsibility for the church, but is rather a vital component of evangelism. A close examination of Mark's Gospel and the biblical texts associated with idolatry, poverty, and justice provides an opportunity for church leadership to rethink the evangelistic activities of their churches and to reconsider what it means to engage their surrounding communities as agents of God's kingdom
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Midwest
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Anderson, Chip M
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269.2
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Evangelistic work
  • Church work with the poor
  • Poverty
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Wasted evangelism : social action and the church's task of evangelism : a journey in the Gospel of Mark, Chip M. Anderson., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781621899464
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12321048
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remote
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MWT12321048
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Wasted evangelism : social action and the church's task of evangelism : a journey in the Gospel of Mark, Chip M. Anderson., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781621899464
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12321048
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12321048
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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