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What does it mean to be a small missional community in a deeply secularized society?
Drawing on a wide range of practical insight with mission in one of the most secular contexts of the West, Pilgrims and Priests blends this experience with a thorough analysis of relevant biblical, historical, sociological, theological and spiritual sources that bear relevance to missiona
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published November 30th 2019 by SCM Press
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Matthew Davis
Oct 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Although from a mainland European perspective, the author takes care to apply this version to the UK. He helpfully maps a route to what the church can be in a post-Christendom society. Giving plenty of food for thought and helpful thinking for those wondering what does the future of the church look like in the west.
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This is a very engaging book on secular culture and Christian mission within that culture. Paas writes mainly from a European context. He critiques much of current missiological thinking as dependent upon Christendom. At the heart of Christendom is "conquest" - Christianity seeks to transform the world, which is no longer helpful, or appropriate, in secular culture.

He draws from 1 Peter to elucidate a theme of priesthood - that is, Christians' mission is to bless the world.

I was afraid he was g
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