Introduction: Deep theology for a spacious city? Calling and crossover Laurie Green - I can't go there! : The Urban Vocation John Kuhrt - Going Deeper Together The enterprise of urban mission Andrew Davey - Being urban matters. What is urban about urban mission? Peter Robinson - Exploring the Limits of Evangelism Theory and Practice (or 'Why doesn't Evangelism work in the inner urban?') Peter Robinson - To challenge, relativise and transcend: Proclamation in the City. Addressing Concerns about Preaching in the Urban Being saved in the city? Mandy Ford - Sin in the City: Salvation and the City Jon Kuhrt - What does salvation mean in the urban context? Presences Andrew Davey - Jesus in the City: the density of presence Laurie Green - God is a group? : the persistent presence of the Holy Spirit. An Urban Pneumatology Mandy Ford - Bring and Share: the Urban Eucharist Engaging Anna Thompson - Demonstrating and Becoming in Oldham: Eden Fitton Hill Tom Gillum - The Hum to touch the heart: Community of St Jude's Earl's Court David Nixon - Faith and the quality of life: St Aubyn's Devonport Mandy Ford - Presence and Engagement: St Philip's Church and Centre, Leicester
Andrew Davey has been a parish priest in inner London and is currently National Advisor for Community and Urban Affairs for the Church of England. He is the author of Urban Christianity and Global Order (2001: SPCK/Hendrickson), The Urban Challenge: Global cities and the future of God (Tokyo: Rikkyo University), and edits the Urblog website.
Mention in 'New Titles Just Published' section in Church Times,
Reviewed in Church of Ireland Gazette, 27th August 2010
'Each contributor expresses an excitement about the kaleidoscopic differences offered in cities.'--Sanford Lakoff