Missiology Lectures: “Newbigin in His Time” with Wilbert Shenk

Newbigin’s Gospel in a Pluralist Society was published 25 years ago. We will commemorate the anniversary of its release with reflections from several distinguished speakers on this seminal text.

Senior Professor of Mission History and Contemporary Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary

Wilbert Shenk joined the School of Intercultural Studies faculty in 1995, after serving as director of the Mission Training Center and associate professor of mission at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, director of the Overseas Ministries Division of the Mennonite Board of Missions, and a teacher in Indonesia. Among Shenk’s more recent publications are North American Foreign Missions, 1810–1914: Theology, Theory, and Policy (2004), Enlarging the Story: Perspectives on Writing World Christian History (2002), By Faith They Went Out: Mennonite Missions, 1850–1999 (2000), and Changing Frontiers of Mission (1999). He was a consulting editor of the Dictionary of Mission Theology: Evangelical Foundations (2007). Shenk is a founding member of the American Society of Missiology and also a member of the International Association for Mission Studies.