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9780631236207

Christian Mission : How Christianity Became a World Religion

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    9780631236207

  • ISBN10:

    0631236201

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-09
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

Exploring how Christianity became a world religion, this brief history examines Christian missions and their relationship to the current globalization of Christianity. A short and enlightening history of Christian missions: a phenomenon that many say reflects the single most important intercultural movement over a sustained period of human history Offers a thematic overview that takes into account the political, cultural, social, and theological issues Discusses the significance of missions to the globalization of Christianity, and broadens our understanding of Christianity as a multicultural world religion Helps Western audiences understand the meaning of mission as a historical process Contains several new maps that illustrate demographic shifts in world Christianity

Author Biography

Dana L. Robert is the Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and the History of Mission at Boston University. She is the author or editor of numerous works on the history of Christian missions and non-Western Christianity, including American Women in Mission: A Social History of Their Thought and Practice (1997).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. x
Introductionp. 1
The Making of a World Religion: Christian Mission through the Agesp. 5
From Christ to Christendomp. 7
From Jerusalem into "All the World"p. 10
The Creation of Catholic Europe, 400-1400p. 21
Vernaculars and Volunteers, 1450-p. 31
Bible Translation and the Roots of Modern Missionsp. 32
The Revitalization of Catholic Missionsp. 36
The Beginnings of Protestant Missionsp. 41
Voluntarism and Missionp. 44
Protestant Missionary Activities in the Nineteenth Centuryp. 48
Global Networking for the Nations, 1910-p. 53
The Growth of Global Networksp. 56
International Awakeningsp. 60
Awakening Internationalismp. 64
Postcolonial Rejection of Christian Missionp. 67
Africans, Asians, and Latin Americans in Missionp. 69
Themes in Mission Historyp. 81
The Politics of Missions: Empire, Human Rights, and Landp. 83
Critiques of Missionsp. 87
Missionaries and Human Rightsp. 98
Missionaries and the Landp. 107
Women in World Mission: Purity, Motherhood, and Women's Well-Beingp. 114
Women as Missionariesp. 118
Purity and Gender Neutralityp. 119
The Mission of Motherhoodp. 124
Women's Well-Being and Social Changep. 131
Conversion and Christian Community: The Missionary from St. Patrick to Bernard Mizekip. 142
Who Was. St. Patrick?p. 144
Bernard Mizeki, "Apostle to the Shona"p. 159
Missionaries and the Formation of Communal Christian Identitiesp. 171
Postscript: Multicultural Missions in Global Contextp. 173
Bibliographyp. 178
Indexp. 193
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