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Dr. Staples is a multi-talented and broadly experienced person. He operates as a pastor and preacher, churchman and administrator, scholar and teacher, theologian and missiologist, and specialist in Arminianism and Methodism. As seen by his colleagues, he is a person of wisdom and knowledge, balance and moderation, compassion and justice, integrity and forthrightness, clarity and articulateness, strength and even-temperedness, discipline and motivation, order and ease, commitment and spirituality, denominational conviction and ecumenical understanding, graciousness and urbanity, class and commonness. His depth and spirituality have deepened and broadened the faith of his peers, pupils, and parishioners.
Contributors to this Festschrift are some of Dr. Staples form students, colleagues, and friends. The editor fo the Festschrift is Rudi Maier, Associate Professor of World Mission at Andrews University. (back cover).
Department of World Mission, Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI
Missions and World Christianity
Maier, Rudi, "Mission: A Man with a Vision: A Festchrift Honoring Russell L. Staples" (2005). Books. 6.