By Andrew James Prince
"This is an exceptional publication. Andrew Prince's thesis is convincing, that either Scripture and the church fathers will help to form our method of contextualizing the gospel this present day. . . . Pastors, missionaries, lecturers, an individual engaged in Christian project will make the most of this available and welcome resource."
--Dean Flemming, MidAmerica Nazarene University
"Prince makes use of an outdated standpoint to forge a brand new direction within the contextualization dialogue. His attract the church fathers is scholarly and inventive; but, he finally grounds his notion at the Bible. Contextualization of the Gospel raises questions that desire considerate answers."
--Jackson Wu, writer of One Gospel for All Nations and Saving God's Face
"This booklet demanding situations us to revive the stability among Scripture, the knowledge and insights of the Church's early missionaries as Christianity grappled with different religions, and the extra conventional tenets in accordance with glossy anthropology and sensible theology."
--Wendy Mayer, Australian Lutheran collage, college of Divinity
"Prince deftly courses us during the debates approximately missiology and contextualization, yet warns that refusal to contextualize may possibly both foster syncretism. His clean viewpoint bargains a corrective to the conventional dependence on social sciences and useful theology, through demonstrating how the method could be ruled through Scripture and nourished by way of the Church Fathers."
--Richard J. Gibson, Brisbane university of Theology
"Prince presents an important contribution to the present contextualization dialogue through grounding his research of contextualization in 4 sermons present in Acts and delivering a massive window into the insights of Chrysostom. whereas fascinated with fabrics from the early church, Prince presents vital bridges to present concerns and debates in contextualization and obviously demonstrates the continued relevance of the church fathers."
--Scott Moreau, Wheaton collage Graduate School
Andrew Prince is a lecturer in Missiology and functional Theology, and Director of the heart for Asian Christianity, at Brisbane university of Theology, Queensland, Australia.
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Contextualization of the Gospel: Towards an Evangelical Approach in the Light of Scripture and the Church Fathers (Australian College of Theology Monograph Series Book 0) by Andrew James Prince