Mission and Evangelisation

    Nine Cardinals each give papers on the key themes for the modern world: mission and evangelisation. Traditionally, mission was about Western people bringing the truth to less fortunate people. But now white people in the Roman Catholic Church constitute a minority and the fastest growing areas of population for the Catholic Church are South America and most particularly the African continent. The whole theory and theology of mission has to be rethought and this is one of the greatest challenges that the Roman Catholic Church has to face. The propagation of the Christian faith among non-Christian people was one of the first things undertaken by the Early Church. But now mission is not just about conversion. Inculturation is now the key concept as evangelical work proceeds with native literature, education and medical service while the rise of indigenous Churches has been sponsored widely. Furthermore, the West needs mission just as much as the rest of the world. The challenge of Islam is now an overriding concern. Nobody has a monopoly on the truth and much of the Western liberal tradition has little resonance in countries torn apart by political strife, famine and Aids. Now that th

    View more

    Number of Pages: 224
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780860123705
    Publication Date:
    Listed in: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church, Christian mission & evangelism
    Publisher: Burns & Oates Ltd

    Paperback

    RRP: £19.99

    Sale Price: £14.45

    Save: £5.54 per copy!

    Side-Banner-Right-188px-fd.jpg
    Books TV & Movies

    You might also like...

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7