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By Sarita D. Gallagher

ISBN-10: 1498226868

ISBN-13: 9781498226868

ISBN-10: 1610979281

ISBN-13: 9781610979283

Is the Abrahamic blessing of Genesis 12:1-3 nonetheless lively on this planet this day? Does God nonetheless expand his blessing to the countries via his humans? the writer came upon the reply to those questions in a single of the main remoted areas of the area, Papua New Guinea. during this publication Sarita D. Gallagher compares the missional nature of the Abrahamic blessing motif in Scripture to a countrywide revival that happened in Papua New Guinea. by way of settling on the shared missional styles, she illustrates the ongoing achievement of the Abrahamic blessing during the outdated and New Testaments and the modern Papua New Guinean Church. the importance of this examine is multifaceted: the textual content contributes new insights to the worldwide Church's realizing of the missio Dei, documents an unexplored bankruptcy of Melanesian indigenous undertaking historical past, and affects the foundational motivations and technique of latest venture praxis.

"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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