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missiology

(ˌmɪsɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Theology) Christian theol the study of the missionary function of the Christian Church
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For this reason, this issue of the International Review of Mission (IRM), with the theme "Transforming Mission: Perspectives from Africa," is intended to offer an introduction to missiological insights from Africa, showing the diversity of African perspectives.
Our forum facilitates missiological reflection and discussion on a regular basis.
And as a student at Fuller Seminary, Yoder's writings have been, and continue to be, some of the most powerful and formative in shaping my missiological grid.
He emphasizes the inculturation and contextualization of individuals rather than the classical missiological motives of individual religiosity, such and conversion and commitment.
A Korean missionary in Brazil, Mok adds to his many books by integrating Eastern and Western missiological thought in an anthropological study that draws on his own mission experience.
Chung's discussion of the fusion of horizons brings attention to the need for inclusive missiological praxis in multi-cultural contexts.
The book complements existing studies of historiography of the modern-day Pentecostal movement by integrating the historical and missiological examination of American Pentecostalism with the expectancy of miracles, signs and wonders, spiritual gifts, healings, apostolic power, revivals, exorcisms, and glossolalia--supernatural elements often absent from the modern historiography of missions.
The issue of Robert Nobili "going native" in order to convert the Brahmins in India to Christianity in the seventeenth century has generated as much disquiet and debates as inspiration in missiological field.
If one reads this work as a self-ethnography, it provides fascinating insights by a priest who was one of the first to break from the old missiological model of religious and cultural replacement.
Z'Graggen, mind you, working at the foundation campus of the new Catholic University of Papue New Guinea, has a good eye for the acculturative and missiological potential of his material.
This article argues that the Emmaus narrative in Luke 24:13-40 illustrates a messianic paradigmatic missiological approach to costly discipleship making.