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Understanding world Christianity : the vision and work of Andrew F. Walls

Author: William R Burrows; Mark R Gornik; Janice A McLean
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©2011.
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Named Person: Andrew F Walls; Andrew F Walls; Andrew F Walls
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Burrows; Mark R Gornik; Janice A McLean
ISBN: 9781570759499 1570759499
OCLC Number: 713189477
Description: ix, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / William R. Burrows, Mark R. Gornik, and Janice A. McLean --
Part I.A man with a large map --
Andrew F. Walls as mentor / Kwame Bediako --
Andrew F. Walls, Methodist local preacher and hymn writer / I. Howard Marshall --
Andrew F. Walls as teacher in Africa / Allison Howell and Maureen Iheanacho --
Part II. Breaking boundaries, building new ways of scholarship --
Challenging the academy, breaking barriers / Wilbert R. Shenk --
Founding the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World / Brian Stanley --
Changing the course of mission and world Christian studies / Jonathan J. Bonk --
Theological education as embodiment of Jesus / Moonjang Lee --
Part III. Themes in the transmission of Christian faith --
Post-Western wine, post-Christian wineskins? : the Bible and the third wave awakening / Lamin Sanneh --
Conversion: individual and cultural / William R. Burrows --
Ecclesiology, Andrew F. Walls, and the fortunate subversion of the church / Stephen B. Bevans --
Part IV. Transformations in understanding Christian history --
Historiographic foundations from Latourette and Van Dusen to Andrew F. Walls / Dana L. Robert --
Andrew F. Walls for Americans? / Mark Noll --
Andrew F. Walls and documenting world Christianity in the twenty-first century / Michael Poon --
Part V. Africa's place in Christian history --
Turning that which is already there toward Christ : the contribution of Andrew F. Walls to understanding Africa Christianity / J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu --
Gospel and culture : Andrew F. Walls in Africa, Africa in Andrew F. Walls / Gillian Bediako --
Migration and the globalization of Christianity / Jehu J. Hanciles --
Conclusion : the emergence of world Christianity and the remaking of theology / Kwame Bediako.
Responsibility: edited by William R. Burrows, Mark R. Gornik, and Janice A. McLean.
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