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    Biblical Foundations for 21st Century World Mission

    God was the first missionary. He spoke of judgment, but also of grace. Immediately after the Fall of man, when humanity’s history already appeared doomed, God did not leave things as they were. Rather, in his grace he himself came into the Garden of Eden to search for Adam and Eve and to ask, “Where are you?” (Genesis 3:9).

     
  • Missio Dei

    Missio Dei

    The important term Missio Dei (Mission of God) needs a biblical foundation. The sending of God by God is a foundational motive in the New Testament. Even at the very beginning of salvation history, shortly after creation, God became the first missionary.

     
  • Coffeebreaks with the Pope

    Coffeebreaks with the Pope

    Papst Franziskus ist seit seinem Amtsantritt Hoffnungsträger für viele Katholiken und darüber hinaus. Thomas Schirrmacher, „des Papstes liebster Protestant“ (Die WELT), hatte häufige Begegnungen und Gespräche mit ihm. Ein sehr persönlicher Bericht mit vielen Anekdoten und Hintergrundinformationen.

     
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    Creation Care and Loving our Neighbors

    Johnson and Schirrmacher have teamed up to present essays which attempt to articulate and address selected themes in environmental ethics that unite a proper concern for creation care with loving our neighbors. Read, and then try to think farther along the paths they suggest.

     
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    Discrimination, Persecution, Martyrdom

    The Discrimination, Persecution, Martyrdom: Following Christ Together global consultation was convened and organised by the Global Christian Forum, together with the Catholic Church (Pontifical Council lor Promoting Christian Unity), the Pentecostal World Fellowship, the World Council of Churches and the World Evangelical Alliance.

     
  • Human Rights

    Human Rights

    “All men are free . . .” When the Universal Charter of Human Rights was launched in 1948, it was a great step towards a just world. Yet the road from a good declaration to reality and to specific actions can be long. Worldwide humans are still treated without dignity, are suppressed, tortured, enslaved or deprived of their freedom. This book undertakes two things at the same time:

     
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    The Koran and the Bible

    Two world religions – two books which span the globe: the Bible and the Koran. Both have been and still are disseminated in the millions every year. And the contents of these two books continue to write world history. Still, in their origin, style, and message the two books could hardly be more different.