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By Stanley M. Burgess,Paul W. Lewis,Byron D. Klaus

The essays during this quantity, that are written via acquaintances, colleagues, and previous scholars, are devoted to Gary B. McGee as a memorial to his lifestyles, paintings, and repair. As a professor with a transparent calling to coach, he modeled this ardour on the Open Bible collage (Des Moines, Iowa), vital Bible collage (Springfield, Missouri), and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (Springfield, Missouri). He exuded the knowledge that caliber educating, better scholarship, a real Pentecostal spirituality, and an irenic spirit can and will pass together.

Within the identify of this quantity, A mild to the Nations, features develop into transparent. First, all people is termed to be "a mild to the nations," as Gary McGee modeled. moment, and foundational to the 1st, is the truth that Jesus Christ is the final word mild, and our energies, examine, discussions, and lifestyles in most cases should still depend on this truth. As a mirrored image of Gary McGee's lifestyles and ministry, those features are concentrated via 3 lenses, that are the 3 sections of this quantity: Ecumenism, Missions, and Pentecostalism. The essays characterize a range of matters and denote numerous explorations via colleagues and associates of Gary B. McGee.

"These deeply researched essays solid new mild on previous questions and lift new questions that the literature in those fields has missed. the amount deals a sign contribution to our knowing of the threads that experience hooked up those fields some time past, this day, and, absolutely, a long time to come."
--Grant Wacker, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Christian historical past Emeritus, Duke Divinity School

"The overdue Gary McGee reworked scholarly understandings of Pentecostalism as a historic and missional circulation. This robust selection of essays through amazing students builds on his passions in addition to his services. i like to recommend it very highly."
--Dana L. Robert, Truman Collins Professor of global Christianity and background of project, Boston collage institution of Theology

"A mild to the Nations . . . is a crucial e-book not just since it honors the reminiscence of historian Gary B. McGee but in addition since it deals penetrating insights into Catholic-Pentecostal ecumenism, missions historical past and theology, and international Pentecostalism that propel a severe exam of present missiology. Perceptive chapters through major Catholic, conciliar, and self reliant students produce a desirable consultant to the modern Christian global coupled with interesting nudges into the future."
--Robert L. Gallagher, Chair, Director of MA (Intercultural Studies), and affiliate Professor of Intercultural stories, Wheaton university Graduate School

Stanley M. Burgess is Professor Emeritus of spiritual experiences at Missouri kingdom collage, Springfield, Missouri. he's the coeditor of the New overseas Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements (2002) and has authored Christian Peoples of the Spirit (2011) and diverse different works.

Paul W. Lewis serves because the affiliate Dean and the Professor of old Theology and Intercultural reviews on the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, Missouri. he's the editor of the International magazine of Pentecostal Missiology and has authored a variety of articles and reviews.

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