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David Bosch and Lesslie Newbigin on suffering in Paul

A good understanding of suffering in Paul requires us to seek wisdom not only from biblical scholars but also from missiologists and practitioners. Here I will first cite a passage from 2 Corinthians, and then list two excerpts from David Bosch’s… 284 more words

The Meaning of Mission

In a post that goes pretty deep, Jonathan Seitz gets at the meaning of mission. The whole post can be read over here, but I’d like to highlight a couple of paragraphs. 249 more words

Missio Dei

Day 79: Books

Having written many thousands of words and read one or two recently, here are a few books which I have found helpful and/or fascinating (by the way I’ve just uploaded my current dissertation biography to the ‘books’ page on the blog). 457 more words

Why Is There A Need for A "Missionary Church"?

In my own contexts I’ve grown weary of “church as usual”–the notion of coming to church to be entertained by some good (or passable) music, to be inspired by some good (or passable) preaching, to be educated by some good (or passable) Christian education, and to find companionship with others. 228 more words


Exploring the Role of a Canon-Within-the-Canon in Biblical Interpretation, part 5

History, Praxis and Paradigm Shifts
Dunn comments ‘that all Christians have operated with a canon within the canon’.[1] This idea is not controversial today in the light paradigm theory (see below) and it is to be expected that if the Bible is a means of grace it will function within the context of the Church’s diverse needs through the ages. 532 more words


Will The Real Christianity Please Stand Up

Two people in two separate situations this week asked me what a Christian believes (I know two is hardly revival but still)!

Both were coming from different places in this regard, both had an axe to grind regarding institutional Christianity, something which, to their great shock and confusion, I agreed with (by-and-large). 776 more words


Am Kreuzweg

Henrik Ibsen: Peer Gynt, Residenztheater München (Regie: David Bösch)

Von Sascha Krieger

Eigentlich ist dieser Peer Gynt ja ein ganz Netter. Klar, er lässt reihenweise Frauen und auch schon mal das eigene Kind sitzen und die Mutter sowieso. 838 more words