Church Drawing near
By (author) The Rev. Dr. Paul D. L. Avis
Normal Price: $210.00
Your Price: $189.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $21.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $9.45 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Church Drawing near by The Rev. Dr. Paul D. L. Avis
Book DescriptionThe book begins by defining the core tasks (or mission) of the Church in biblical and theological terms, and then asks how these tasks can best be carried out in the conditions of modernity and post-modernity. Paul Avis describes and evaluates contemporary expressions of spirituality, drawing on many empirical studies; the functions of the Church's "occasional offices" or rites of passage; the ways in which the Church and its ministers can engage constructively with the community and with civil society; the pastoral method in mission and its practical, policy consequences. Throughout the book Avis urges the imperative for the Church and its ministers to break out from the privatization of Christian values into full participation in contemporary social issues and public life.
Buy Church Drawing near book by The Rev. Dr. Paul D. L. Avis from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780567089670
(216mm x 138mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author The Rev. Dr. Paul D. L. Avis
Beyond the Reformation, Hardback (March 2006)» View all books by The Rev. Dr. Paul D. L. Avis
Beyond the Reformation? sheds fresh light on divisive issues of authority in the Christian Church and puts them in a new historical and ecumenical perspective.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Church Drawing near book by The Rev. Dr. Paul D. L. Avis and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - The Rev. Dr. Paul D. L. Avis
Paul Avis is the General Secretary of the Church of England's Council for Christian Unity and convening editor of the journal Ecclesiology.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.