Becoming Like Jesus in His Death: Lessons for Ministry from Shusaku Endo's Silence

Speaker(s): Philip Ryken
Date: Summer 2016
Product ID: RGDL4602U

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While visiting a Tokyo museum, the novelist Shusaku Endo saw a fumieu2014an icon of Jesus Christ that was blackened by the feet of seventeenth-century apostates who chose to trample the face of the crucified Christ rather than to suffer torture from the shoguns. The encounter led Endo to write Silence. This exceptional Japanese novelu2014soon to be released as a major motion pictureu2014opens up profound questions about ministry, suffering, and the challenges of communicating the gospel across cultures.

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Philip Ryken Dphil in Historical Theology (Oxford), Mdiv (Westminster Theological Seminary), BA (Wheaton) is President of Wheaton College. He was formerly the Senior Minister at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. His books include commentaries on Exodus, Jeremiah and Lamentations.

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