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From Jerusalem to Antioch

Crowe

Paperback 1997-05-01

Publisher Description

What happens when the Gospel is carried from one world to another and a Christian community is born in a new culture? How does the dynamism of the Gospel reshape the culture that accepts it? How does that culture enrich the Gospel with new ways of self-expression?From Jerusalem to Antioch explains what happened when Jewish missioners carried the Gospel from the Jewish world of Jerusalem into the Hellenistic world of Antioch to found the first "Christian" community. It presents the results of modern research on the church of Jerusalem and the church of Antioch. Parallel chapters discuss the historical origins, the way in which they presented the Christian message, and their distinctive patterns of worship, teaching, and organization. This case study shows how the process of transculturation of the Gospel leads the Church to a deeper understanding of the mystery that lies at its heart.

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Publisher Description

What happens when the Gospel is carried from one world to another and a Christian community is born in a new culture? How does the dynamism of the Gospel reshape the culture that accepts it? How does that culture enrich the Gospel with new ways of self-expression?From Jerusalem to Antioch explains what happened when Jewish missioners carried the Gospel from the Jewish world of Jerusalem into the Hellenistic world of Antioch to found the first "Christian" community. It presents the results of modern research on the church of Jerusalem and the church of Antioch. Parallel chapters discuss the historical origins, the way in which they presented the Christian message, and their distinctive patterns of worship, teaching, and organization. This case study shows how the process of transculturation of the Gospel leads the Church to a deeper understanding of the mystery that lies at its heart.

Koorong Code115184
ISBN0814624324
EAN9780814624326
Pages184
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryChurch
Sub-CategoryMissions
PublisherLiturgical Press
Publication DateMay 1997
Dimensions12 x 137 x 210mm
Weight0.227kg