David J.Bosch: Prophetic Integrity, Cruciform Praxis
The book looks at Bosch`s life from different angles. In the first section a. few close acquaintances write about how they experienced him.
David Bosch`s Transforming Mission has been read by thousands of people worldwide. This makes it one of the most influential missiology textbooks ever written. Yet most of its readers are not aware how David Bosch`s missiological ideas developed out of his South African experience. In this book a number of people who were closely acquainted with him reveal the inside story of who he was and how he lived. The book looks at Bosch`s life from different angles. In the first section a few close acquaintances write about how they experienced him. The other two sections, written by the authors, follow his theological journey from Afrikaner nationalism into a life of prophetic witness to God`s inclusive justice and compassion. Drawing on his published work as well as unpublished talks and sermons, it gives unique insight into the life and witness of one of the world`s most influential missiologists. The two authors were long-standing friends and colleagues of David Bosch at Unisa. They collaborated with him on various academic projects and in the Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS) and Missionalia. They are well equipped to trace the development of Bosch`s mission praxis and to analyse the interplay between his life and thought. Click here to read Christina Landman`s review. Click here to read Christina Landman`s review
- J.N.J.Kritzinger, Willem Saayman