Mars Hill ministry: understanding and using culture to impact the emerging generations

Full Title
Mars Hill ministry: understanding and using culture to impact the emerging generations
Author
Walter Mueller
Abstract
This work is a study focused on the need of the church to rediscover and enlist a biblical strategy for understanding, engaging and reaching the emerging postmodern generations with the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is concerned with questions related to the emergence of the postmodern worldview, the impact of the postmodern worldview on the emerging generations, and the development of a biblically based missiological paradigm for understanding, engaging, and reaching a culture shaped by this worldview. The study examines the mission field of the emerging generations, their postmodern worldview, and how that worldview shapes their lives. The study continues with an examination of culture along with a biblical theology of understanding and engaging culture. The study lays out a biblical paradigm for engaging the postmodern generations that is based on the Apostle Paul's engagement with the pagan Athenian culture in Acts 17. A series of appendices enlists the paradigm in practical examples of engagement with several contemporary icons in the world of today's popular music.
Degree Granting Institution
Advisor
Gary Parrett
Language
English
Date
2005
Number of Pages
577
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