An analysis of D. James Kennedy's theology and method of evangelism

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Title: An analysis of D. James Kennedy's theology and method of evangelism
Author: Yoon, Young Min
Advisor: Beougher, Timothy K.
Abstract: This dissertation examines D. James Kennedy's theology and method of evangelism. Chapter 1 analyses the need for this study of his evangelism theology and methods. Attention is also given to the dissertation's background, methodology, and limitations.

Chapter 2 reviews Kennedy's significant experiences which influenced his theology and methods of evangelism. It traces Kennedy's brief biography, his conversion experience as his life-changing event, and his personal evangelism experience as his ministry-changing event.

Chapter 3 examines Kennedy's evangelism theology. Attention is given to his understanding of the gospel message, conversion process, and the relationship between evangelism and each of the following: the Holy Spirit, Calvinism, the Bible, and the cultural mandate.

Chapter 4 addresses Kennedy's evangelism method. An analysis of his evangelism methods, such as Evangelism Explosion and media evangelism, is included. Attention is also given to the cultural milieu around Kennedy's evangelism methods and the relationship between social action and evangelism.

The final chapter of this study contains a summary of Kennedy's theology and method of evangelism. Practical implications are also suggested throughout this study.

Description: This item is only available to students and faculty of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. If you are not associated with SBTS, this dissertation may be purchased from http://disexpress.umi.com/dxweb or downloaded through ProQuest's Dissertation and Theses database if your institution subscribes to that service.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10392/430
Date: 2007-12-19

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