By Sarita D. Gallagher
"Gallagher creatively brings a biblical figuring out of Abrahamic blessing and modern socio-religious concerns to illustrate the relevance of learning it appears disparate contexts. The stability of a story method of exegesis and ethnographic interviewing permits a missional appreciation of either the Bible and Melanesian contexts. the end result is an appreciation of blessing as a biblical expression inside of a cultural context the place the Holy Spirit allows God's blessing."
--R. Daniel Shaw, Professor of Anthropology and Translation, Fuller Theological Seminary
"Blessing isn't for wimps. most folk worldwide do not anticipate it. enjoyable? definite. Happiness? possibly. yet that full-orbed idea of blessing? that's particular to the Abrahamic faiths. Blessing comes from the all-powerful writer who communicates for my part and mercifully. strangely, blessing indicates up in tricky areas, occasionally virtually on the ends of the earth. Gallagher has been there, and has introduced again a document. learn it, and be blessed."
--Miriam Adeney, affiliate Professor of global Christian stories, Seattle Pacific University
"This very good paintings is punctiliously and punctiliously researched, good documented, insightful, and passionate. [Abrahamic Blessing] may be learn by way of a person attracted to God's challenge who desires to discover ways to learn the Bible with a missiological lens. . . . we all who educate missiology are indebted to Sarita Gallagher for her notable contribution to the sphere. The reader could be encouraged and challenged through this work."
--Charles Van Engen, Arthur Glasser Professor of Biblical Theology of project, college of Intercultural reviews, Fuller Theological Seminary
Sarita D. Gallagher is Assistant Professor of faith at George Fox college in Newberg, Oregon. She formerly served as a missionary with the CRC church buildings overseas in Australia and Papua New Guinea the place she taught missiology, biblical theology, and anthropology.
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Abrahamic Blessing: A Missiological Narrative of Revival in Papua New Guinea (American Society of Missiology Monograph Series Book 21) by Sarita D. Gallagher