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Title:Mission Namibia: challenges and opportunities for the Church in the 21st century
Editor:Prill, ThorstenISNI
Series:GRIN Verlagsprogramm Dokument
City of publisher:München
Publisher:Grin Verlag
Geographic term:Namibia
Abstract:The essays in this book, by present and former NETS (Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary) faculty members, reflect on different aspects of the Christian mission and ministry in Namibia and beyond: para-Church ministry, doctrine, theological education, Church leadership, Christian ethics, mission practice, contextualization, and mission history. Contributions: God's mission in Namibia: the situation of the Church and the strategic role of para-Church organisations (Thorsten Prill); Money, poverty and the Church: the danger of the prosperity gospel in Namibia ((Basilius M. Kasera); The quest for appropriate models of theological education for Africa (Simon Gillham); Training leaders like Paul did: Church leadership in Namibia (Achim Rieger); Faith that works: a study of James 2:14-26 with some insights for the Namibian Church context (Victor Kuligin); Theological controversies on the mission field in southern Africa: reasons, implications and responses (Thorsten Prill); African names for God and the biblical concept of YAHWEH (Baslius M. Kasera); Carl Hugo Hahn and the spiritual condition of the Herero-Mbanderu people (Tuundjakuye Spencer Tjijenda). [ASC Leiden abstract]