A Century of Catholic Mission by Stephen B. BevansA Century of Catholic Mission by Stephen B. Bevans

A Century of Catholic Mission

EditorStephen B. Bevans

Paperback | January 12, 2015

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A Century of Catholic Mission surveys the complex and rich history and theology of Roman Catholic Mission in the one hundred years since the 1910 Edinburgh World Mission Conference. Essays written by an international team of Catholic mission scholars focus on Catholic Mission in every region of the world, summarize church teaching on mission before and after the watershed event of the Second Vatican Council, and reflect on a wide variety of theological issues.A Century of Catholic Mission is a missiological feast with the table richly spread with everything one needs to know about Catholic mission. -Gemma Tulud Cruz, Senior Lecturer, School of Theology, Australian Catholic UniversityThis book is a magisterial project, wider than the Magisterium. Stephen B Bevans has gathered and shaped an extraordinary resource for theological students, as well as for students of mission. To understand the beginning of a Catholic new era, with Pope Francis I, immerse yourself in this immense book.-The Rt Revd Dr Graham Kings, Bishop of SherborneThis book is a wonderful gift to world Christianity. The breadth of its missiology, the scope of its historical survey, and the representation of the world church among its writers mean that this work is truly catholic in its scholarship and purpose.-Dr Cathy Ross, Lecturer in Mission, Regent's Park College, University of OxfordThe scope and depth of A Century of Catholic Mission is astounding. It is an essential book both for reference and as a reliable text to introduce students from all churches to this important area. I know of no other book that gives a panoramic view of world Catholicism, bringing into relief both its mountains and valleys.-William R Burrows, Research Professor of Missiology, New York Theological SeminaryCertainly the most comprehensive survey on mission as done and reflected upon in a Roman Catholic context!Prof. Dr. Annemarie Mayer, Roman Catholic Consultant, World Council of ChurchesStephen B. Bevans, SVD, is a priest in the Society of the Divine Word, a Roman Catholic missionary congregation. After ordination in 1971 he spent nine years as a missionary in the Philippines and since 1986 he has taught at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, USA, where he is currently the Louis J. Luzbetak, SVD Professor of Mission and Culture. Among his publications are Models of Contextual Theology (2002), Constants in Context and Prophetic Dialogue (with Roger P. Schroeder, 2004 and 2011), and Evangelization and Religious Freedom (with Jeffrey Gros, 2009). He is past president of the American Society of Missiology, serves on the editorial board
Title:A Century of Catholic MissionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:338 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:January 12, 2015Publisher:Wipf and Stock PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1498218695

ISBN - 13:9781498218696