Biblical Perspectives on Evangelism: Living in a Three-Storied Universe

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UPC:
9780687412334
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
1993-07-01
Author:
Walter Brueggemann
Language:
english

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In this timely and provocative work, Walter Brueggemann applies his experience and skills in the area of biblical interpretation to the theme of evangelism. He argues for the importance of considering afresh how the Bible itself thinks and speaks about evangelism, how it enacts the dramatic claims of the good news.

Brueggemann here describes evangelism as a drama in three scenes,concerning (1)God's victory over the forces of chaos and death, (2) the announcement of that victory, and (3) its appropriation by those who hear the announcement.This same dramatic sequence, as he shows, is many time re-enactedin the Bible; the times and circumstances of the re-enactment may differ, but the essential message, as well as the structure of its presentation, remains the same.

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