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GloboChrist: The Great Commission Takes a Postmodern Turn

ISBN: 9781441251459
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The rise of the Internet and the proliferation of digital technologies have profoundly affected the world; it is not only smaller but also more interconnected. What role does the church play in this multimedia-dominated globe?

Carl Raschke tackles this question and others in GloboChrist: The Great Commission Takes a Postmodern Turn. In this volume, Raschke tackles the subjects of globalization, postmodernism, and information technology and their impact on missions and evangelism. In addition, he addresses the role that Christianity plays in an increasingly pluralistic world, providing concrete strategies for confronting the challenges. Raschke, in short, helps Christians respond to the tectonic shifts of the twenty-first century.

This excellent melding of theory and practice will appeal to a broad audience of scholars, students, pastors, and interested lay readers. GloboChrist will not only leave an indelible mark in the academic realm but will also create a lasting impact on culture at large.

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  • Discusses globalization, postmodernism, and information technology
  • Investigates the new postmodern way of envisioning missions
  • Analyzes the social and historical phenomenon of the “global South”
Raschke’s style is vigorous, engaging, and fast-paced, drawing on a formidable range of scholarship. . . . A significant contribution which ought to be read by every student of contemporary Christian culture.

—Debbie Herring, Theology

GloboChrist is the unconventional title of an intriguing inquiry into postmodern patterns and ideas and the challenge to mission. The book is a confident statement for these uncertain times, a troubling of the waters that will stir complacent Christians in their assumptions.

—Lamin Sanneh, professor of world Christianity and history, Yale University

  • Title: GloboChrist: The Great Commission Takes a Postmodern Turn
  • Author: Carl Raschke
  • Series: Church and Postmodern Culture
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 176

Carl Raschke (PhD, Harvard University) is a professor and chair of the department of religious studies at the University of Denver, where he has taught since 1984. In addition, he serves as an adjunct faculty member at Mars Hill Graduate School and is the author or editor of 20 books, including The Next Reformation.


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