ANVIL: journal of theology and mission | vol 32 issue 1

Welcome to ANVIL: a journal of theology and mission.

This issue: LEARN, PRAY, PARTICIPATE IN MISSION

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Welcome to ANVIL: a journal of theology and mission. This issue: LEARN, PRAY, PARTICIPATE IN MISSION

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John Drane considers what education for mission might look like if we took engagement in mission as our primary focus.

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Adrian Chatfield draws on ancient traditions and mysticism to consider the relationship between prayer and mission.

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Debbie James reflects on participation and presence, drawing on the resources of Anglican social tradition and the concept of ‘prophetic dialogue’.

Debbie James: Faithful presence

Sue Butler reflects on her experience at Thirst, her missional community. Themes of prayer, hospitality, and threshold are explored as ways of encouraging people into a relationship with Jesus.

Sue Butler: Re-defining threshold

Luke Larner reflects on the impact of missio Dei as part of his learning on the Pioneer Leadership course at CMS and how this has transformed his understanding of mission in his context in Luton.

Luke Larner: Catching the wind

Jon Soper tells Nigel’s story to illustrate what they have been learning about missional participation in their context in Exeter.

Jon Soper: A mission statement

Reviewed this issue are books by Geza Vermes, NT Wright, Kenneth Bailey, Grace Davie, Don Carson and Emma Percy.

Book reviews

Links to past volumes of ANVIL, stretching right back to 1984. Many of these articles are now available online.

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