Chapter 13 Sarah the Mother of Mission

In: Nourishing Mission
Graham Kings
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This was the inaugural lecture of the Mission Theology in the Anglican Communion project, given in June 2016 in Durham Cathedral, and in July at Lambeth Palace. It begins with the significance of the Venerable Bede (Durham), Alfred Tucker (missionary bishop in Uganda and then Canon of Durham) and Theodore of Tarsus (Archbishop of Canterbury), before expounding the story of Sarah in Genesis 18, with Silvia Dimitrova’s painting and my poem, and considering current influential mothers of mission theology.

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