Graceful Evangelism, book review

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P1070618Graceful Evangelism, Christian Witness in a Complex World by Frances S. Adeney. Baker Academic, 2010.

I won this book in a book giveaway from The Baker Deep End Blog in…2014! Finally, I read it this year! This informal blog, associated with Baker Book House, has giveaways of Christian non-fiction books – mostly academic or of a more thoughtful nature. I won another book recently, and hope to read it before 2020 (haha).

First off, this is an academic book. It is not a practical “how to” book about sharing Christ with your co-worker or neighbor. Rather it is about the theology that underlies evangelism and the history of evangelism over the last 2,000 years – with the ultimate focus on approaches to evangelism today. I think its primary use would be as a textbook in classes on evangelism, outreach, and missions. If I was teaching such a class, I would…

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About jamesbradfordpate

My name is James Pate. I study the History of Biblical Interpretation at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio, as part of its Ph.D. program. I have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting.
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