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The Great Commission in Context : Being Together with God's Creation
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Edited by Dr. Santhosh S. Kumar.
Bibliographical Details xii, 151 p. 25 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. New Delhi, Christian World Imprints.
ISBN-10 9351481484
ISBN-13 9789351481485, 978-9351481485
Year of Publication 2016.
Further Details In Collaboration with the United Theological College, Bangalore.
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Knowing and responding to the Great Commission of Jesus Christ is central to Christian discipleship. This book spells out in clear and simple terms what the Great Commission is and how we can respond to it in the current historical setting. The twelve articles in this book are scholarly and challenging. They are prepared with much care and study by outstanding leaders and theologians of the Church in India by addressing the subject from the perspective of the Bible, Christian Theology, Science, Health and Wholeness, Mission, Justice and Liberation, Ecumenism, Christian Worship, Religious Pluralism, Bio-network, and Communication.

This collection of scholarly articles will certainly espouse the readers to gain wholistic understanding of the Great Commission in order to pave a way for a peaceful co-existence of human life on the planet earth where there would be no exploitation, manipulation and destruction of human life and nature.




A Note from the Editor

1. Being Together : Fulfilling the Great Commission in Context / P. T. George

2. Biblical Understanding of the Great Commission / Metropolitan Yuhanon Mor Meletius

3. Science, Good News, and the Whole Creation / P. Dayanandan

4. "Joining in with the Spirit of God at the Public Sphere" : A Public Theology of Mission for Today / Gnana Patrick

5. Fulfilling the Great Commission in a Multi-Faith Context / Jacob Kurian

6. Fulfilling the Great Commission in the Emerging Media Context / Sham P. Thomas

7. Being Together : Flourishing of Creation / Siddhartha

8. Being Together : Health and Wholeness / T. Arul Dhas

9. Being Together : In-between Behind and Beyond / Mervin Shinoj Boas

10. `Being Toghether : Liberation, Justice, and Peace' : Contesting Voices and Competing Identities in the Indian Church and Society / K. Jesurathnam

11. Re-Visiting the Ecumenical Priorities of the Indian Churches in the Context of the Great Commission / Kaholi Zhimomi

12. Re-Imaging Altar and Pulpit : Worshipping in the Light of the `Great Commission' / Viji Varghese Eapen


Rev. Dr. Santhosh S. Kumar is a Presbyter of the Church of South India hailing from the South Kerala Diocese. Presently, he is a Professor at the United Theological College and is the Dean of Doctoral and Non-Degree (Research) Studies. He holds Master of Theology degree from the Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music, Philippines, and Doctor of Theology degree from the Melbourne College of Divinity, Australia, in Liturgy and Music.

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