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Join Ruth Padilla DeBorst, Associate Professor of World Christianity at Western Theological Seminary, as she explores the significance of integral mission. Gain new insights into this generative missional paradigm and be better equipped to live out your faith in community in your context.

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A new streaming video course from Western Theological Seminary available at Seminary Now.

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Meet Your Teacher

A wife of one and mother of many, theologian, missiologist, educator, and story-teller, Ruth Padilla DeBorst has been involved in theological formation for integral mission in her native Latin America and beyond for several decades. She teaches at Western Theological Seminary and serves with the Comunidad de Estudios Teológicos Interdisciplinarios (CETI) and the International Fellowship for Mission as Transformation. Along with her husband, James, she lives in Costa Rica as a member of Casa Adobe, an intentional Christian Community with deep concern for right living in relation to the whole of creation. Her studies include a Bachelors in Education (Argentina), an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Wheaton College), and a PhD in Theology (Boston University).


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