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

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The essays during this quantity, that are written by way of buddies, 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 educate, he modeled this ardour on the Open Bible university (Des Moines, Iowa), principal Bible collage (Springfield, Missouri), and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (Springfield, Missouri). He exuded the certainty that caliber educating, stronger scholarship, a real Pentecostal spirituality, and an irenic spirit can and may cross together.

Within the name of this quantity, A mild to the Nations, points turn into transparent. First, all people is termed to be "a gentle to the nations," as Gary McGee modeled. moment, and foundational to the 1st, is the truth that Jesus Christ is the final word gentle, and our energies, learn, discussions, and existence normally should still depend on this truth. As a mirrored image of Gary McGee's lifestyles and ministry, those elements are centred via 3 lenses, that are the 3 sections of this quantity: Ecumenism, Missions, and Pentecostalism. The essays characterize a variety of topics and denote a variety of explorations by way of colleagues and acquaintances of Gary B. McGee.

"These deeply researched essays solid new gentle on outdated questions and lift new questions that the literature in those fields has ignored. the quantity deals a sign contribution to our knowing of the threads that experience hooked up those fields some time past, this present day, and, definitely, decades to come."
--Grant Wacker, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Christian background Emeritus, Duke Divinity School

"The overdue Gary McGee remodeled scholarly understandings of Pentecostalism as a historic and missional flow. This powerful number of essays by means of striking 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 undertaking, Boston college university of Theology

"A mild to the Nations . . . is a vital publication not just since it honors the reminiscence of historian Gary B. McGee but additionally since it deals penetrating insights into Catholic-Pentecostal ecumenism, missions heritage and theology, and worldwide Pentecostalism that propel a severe exam of present missiology. Perceptive chapters by way of major Catholic, conciliar, and self sustaining students produce a desirable advisor to the modern Christian global coupled with exciting nudges into the future."
--Robert L. Gallagher, Chair, Director of MA (Intercultural Studies), and affiliate Professor of Intercultural reports, Wheaton collage Graduate School

Stanley M. Burgess is Professor Emeritus of non secular reports 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 historic 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 various articles and reviews.

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