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978-0-7425-1446-1 • Hardback • August 2003 • $162.00 • (£125.00)
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R. Daniel Shaw is on the faculty of the School of World Mission at Fuller Theological Seminary. He holds a Ph.D. in anthropology and served as a missionary in Papua New Guinea for 12 years. He is the author, co-author, or editor of 10 books. Charles Van Engen is Arthur F. Glasser Professor of the Biblical Theology of Mission at the Fuller Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the Reformed Church in America (RCA), holds a Ph.D. in missiology, and spent 12 years as a missionary in Mexico. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books. Lamin Sanneh is D. Willis James Professor of Missions & World Christianity at the Yale University Divinity School.
Part 1 Part I—Faithful Communication: God's Intention in Communicating to Human Beings: Textual Issues
Chapter 2 The Intent of Faithful Communication
Chapter 3 The Source of Faithful Communication
Chapter 4 The Message of Faithful Communication
Part 5 PART II—Appropriate Communication: The Communicators' Presentation of God's Intended Message: Theoretical Issues
Chapter 6 Theologically Appropriate Communication
Chapter 7 Communicationally Appropriate Communication
Chapter 8 Culturally Appropriate Communication
Part 9 PART III—Relevant Communication: The Receptors' Understanding of God's Intended Message: Contextual Issues
Chapter 10 Seeking Relevant Communication
Chapter 11 Enabling Relevant Communication
Chapter 12 Pursuing Relevant Communication
Chapter 13 Conclusion: God's Word in a Pluralist World
...offers a timely and important account of the current policy climate and of the unfortunate consequences it inflicts on disadvantaged children and thier teachers.
— Sept 2007; Journal Of Children and Poverty
stimulating and practical work....
— Mission Studies
Shaw and Van Engen have addressed many issues that are germane to communicating the gospel in the context of societal and cultural pluralism. Accordingly, this book warrants a careful reading.
— Kenneth McElhanon, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics