Mission Of God

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Preface
Introduction

Part I: The Bible And Mission
1. Searching For A Missional Hermeneutic
2. Shaping A Missional Hermeneutic

Part II: The God Of Mission
3. The Living God Makes Himself Known In Israel
4. The Living God Makes Himself Known In Jesus Christ
5. The Living God Confronts Idolatry

Part III: The People Of Mission
6. God’s Elect People: Chosen For Blessing
7. God’s Particular People: Chosen For All
8. God’s Model Of Redemption: The Exodus
9. God’s Model Of Restoration: The Jubilee
10. The Span Of God’s Missional Covenant
11. The Life Of God’s Missional People

Part IV: The Arena Of Mission
12. Mission And God’s Earth
13. Mission And God’s Image
14. God And The Nations In Old Testament Vision
15. God And The Nations In New Testament Mission

Conclusion
Bibliography
Indexes

Additional Info
Most Christians would agree that the Bible provides a basis for mission. But Christopher Wright boldly maintains that there is a missional basis for the Bible! The entire Bible is generated by and all about God’s mission.

In order to understand the Bible, we need a missional hermeneutic, an interpretive perspective in tune with this great missional theme. We need to see how the familiar bits and pieces fit into the grand narrative of Scripture.

Beginning with the Old Testament and its groundwork for understanding who God is, what he has called his people to be and do, and how the nations fit into God’s mission, Wright gives us a new hermeneutical perspective on Scripture. This perspective provides a solid and expansive basis for holistic mission. God’s mission is to reclaim the world-including the created order-and God’s people have a designated role to play.

Description

SKU (ISBN): 9780830852130
Christopher Wright
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: 2018
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

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