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Contextualizando al Verdadero Pastor
Desarrollo de Estrategias Creativas Para Llegar a Estas Personas en Movimiento
Tags: cnetral asia, contextualization, kyrgyz
No muy lejos de la ciudad donde vivimos, los pastores semi-nómadas pueblan los valles de las altas montañas de Asia Central. Estas queridas personas gracias a las grandes manadas de cabras y yaks a...
Tags: communication, contextualization, language, mobilization
The story is told of two shoe salesmen who went to a rural, undeveloped part of the world. One came back and said it was hopeless, “No one wears shoes...we can’t sell anything here.” The other...
A Case for Contextualized, Artistic Communication in Mission
From the Editor
Tags: arts, contextualization, ethnodoxology, mission, music, worship
What did you think when you saw that strange new word—ethnodoxology—on the cover of Mission Frontiers? If it is unfamiliar now, it won’t be when you’re done with this issue. Twenty...
Worship and Mission for the Global Church
Tags: art, arts, contextualization, missions, music, worship
Four Ways Culture & Worship Relate
Tags: contextualization, culture, nairobi statement, worship
Christianity, like every other religion, was born in a particular historical and cultural context, in a particular time and place.1 For Christianity, this context happened to be the ancient Middle...
Saving God’s Face: A Chinese Contextualization of Salvation Through Honor and Shame
A Book Review
Tags: chinese, contextualization, guilt, honor, majority world, shame
“There is no such thing as theology; there is only contextualized theology.” (quoting Stephen Bevans, p.1)
“Imagine coming to the Bible with Eastern eyes.” (p.55)
“HS [honor and shame]...
Bible Translations for Muslim Readers
Tags: bible, bible translation, contextualization, muslim
What wisdom is needed in producing Bible translations for Muslims? An article recently published in Christianity Today by Collin Hansen, entitled "The Son and the Crescent" (February, 2011): 19-23...
Learning From Our Mistakes
Tags: contextualization, missionary, syncretism
What happens when missionaries teach that the only way of salvation is for a people to completely reject their own culture and accept the “Christian” culture of the missionary? What is the result...
Making Jesus Known
Native Americans Lead the Way in Reaching Their Own People
Disruptive Missiology Part 3
In Communication, Context is Everything
Tags: contextualization, missiology
When I was in grade school, one of my teachers asked me if I was a Christian. It was the end of the school year as I recall, and in my excited attempt to witness at this apparent “open door” I...