Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey / Edition 1

Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0801026482
ISBN-13:
9780801026485
Pub. Date:
01/01/2004
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
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Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey / Edition 1

Introducing World Missions provides a broad overview of the biblical, theological, and historical foundations for missions. It considers personal and practical issues involved in becoming a missionary, the process of getting to the mission field, and contemporary challenges a mission worker must face. This valuable guide is based on current research and includes numerous case studies that consider important issues. Sidebars, charts, and maps provide further details on topics of interest. The book also includes a CD-ROM containing the entire text of the Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions, a comprehensive resource that includes more than fourteen hundred articles on the theory, practice, theology, and history of world missions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801026485
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Series: Encountering Mission
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,072,965
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface7
1Missions in the Modern World11
Part 1Encountering Mission in the Scriptures
2Encountering Mission in the Old Testament27
3Encountering Mission in the Gospels40
4Encountering Mission in the New Testament Church52
5Encountering Mission Theology71
Part 2Encountering Missions in History
6Expansion in the Premodern Era, A.D. 30-150093
7Expansion in the Era of Discovery and Colonialism, A.D. 1500-1900114
8Expansion to and from Every Continent, A.D. 1900-2000136
Part 3Encountering Missions as a Candidate
9First Steps: Have You Been Called?159
10Missionary Preparation172
11Charting a Path from Here to There190
Part 4Encountering Missions as a Sent One and as a Sender
12Personal and Family Issues205
13Strategic and Ministry Issues221
14Relating to People of Other Cultures233
15Relating to Churches and Other Shareholders244
Part 5Missions Encountering the Contemporary World
16Communicating with People of Other Cultures265
17Mission Trends and Paradigm Shifts279
18Encountering the Religions of the World295
19Mission and the Future311
Reference List315
Subject Index337
Scripture Index347

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