A Native American Worldview

Rescuing the Gospel from the Cowboys: A Native American Expression of the Jesus Way

IVP, Downers Grove, Illinois 2015

Review by John D Wilson

I finished reading this short but challenging book while on a ministry trip in Papua.

Here is why Rescuing the Gospel struck me as significant, but also a challenge to read. Canadians and Americans perhaps will feel this as it focuses mainly on the American colonization of North America with some allusions to the Canadian context. It gives a sketch of the history of the Native American encounter with the expanding white nation, driven as it was by a sense of divine justice, even mandate ("manifest destiny") in converting the "savages" t...

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