9780801026485

Introducing World Missions : A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey

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  • ISBN13:

    9780801026485

  • ISBN10:

    0801026482

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Baker Academic

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Summary

This overview considers issues involved in becoming a missionary, the process of getting to the mission field, and contemporary challenges a mission worker must face.

Author Biography

A. Scott Moreau (D.Miss., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of missions and intercultural studies at Wheaton College Graduate School. He is the general editor of the Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions. Gary R. Corwin is associate editor of Evangelical Missions Quarterly, special representative with SIM (Serving in Mission), and a visiting lecturer at Reformed Theological Seminary. Gary B. McGee (Ph.D., St. Louis University) is professor of church history and Pentecostal studies at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

Preface 7(4)
Missions in the Modern World
11(16)
Part 1 Encountering Mission in the Scriptures
Encountering Mission in the Old Testament
27(13)
Encountering Mission in the Gospels
40(12)
Encountering Mission in the New Testament Church
52(19)
Encountering Mission Theology
71(22)
Part 2 Encountering Missions in History
Expansion in the Premodern Era, A.D. 30-1500
93(21)
Expansion in the Era of Discovery and Colonialism, A.D. 1500-1900
114(22)
Expansion to and from Every Continent, A.D. 1900-2000
136(23)
Part 3 Encountering Missions as a Candidate
First Steps: Have You Been Called?
159(13)
Missionary Preparation
172(18)
Charting a Path from Here to There
190(15)
Part 4 Encountering Missions as a Sent One and as a Sender
Personal and Family Issues
205(16)
Strategic and Ministry Issues
221(12)
Relating to People of Other Cultures
233(11)
Relating to Churches and Other Shareholders
244(21)
Part 5 Missions Encountering the Contemporary World
Communicating with People of Other Cultures
265(14)
Mission Trends and Paradigm Shifts
279(16)
Encountering the Religions of the World
295(16)
Mission and the Future
311(4)
Reference List 315(22)
Subject Index 337(10)
Scripture Index 347

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