Introducing World Missions (Encountering Mission): A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey

Introducing World Missions (Encountering Mission): A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey

Introducing World Missions (Encountering Mission): A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey

Introducing World Missions (Encountering Mission): A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey

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Overview

This bestselling textbook by leading missionary scholars offers an engaging introduction to the work of missions in the contemporary world. It provides a broad overview of the biblical, theological, and historical foundations for missions. It also 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. Sidebars, charts, maps, and numerous case studies are included. This new edition has been updated and revised throughout and features a full-color interior. Additional resources for professors and students are available online through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.


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ISBN-13: 9781441224491
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/09/2015
Series: Encountering Mission
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 628,020
File size: 21 MB
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About the Author

A. Scott Moreau (DMiss, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of intercultural studies at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. Gary R. Corwin (MA, Northwestern University), a missiologist serving with SIM International, lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Gary B. McGee (1945-2008) received his PhD from St. Louis University and taught at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.
A. Scott Moreau (DMiss, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is academic dean and professor of intercultural studies at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the editor of Evangelical Missions Quarterly and has authored, coauthored, or edited numerous books, including Introducing World Missions and Effective Intercultural Communication.
Gary R. Corwin (MA, Northwestern University) is a missiologist serving with SIM International (Serving in Mission) and is associate editor of Evangelical Missions Quarterly.
Gary B. McGee (1945-2008) received his PhD from St. Louis University and was distinguished professor of church history and Pentecostal studies at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

Contents

1. Missions in the Modern World
Part 1: Encountering Mission in the Scriptures
2. Encountering Mission in the Old Testament
3. Encountering Mission in the Gospels
4. Encountering Mission in the New Testament Church
5. Encountering Mission Theology
Part 2: Encountering Missions in History
6. Expansion in the Premodern Era, AD 30-1500
7. Expansion in the Era of Discovery and Colonialism, AD 1500-1900
8. Expansion to and from Every Continent, AD 1900-2000
Part 3: Encountering Missions as a Candidate
9. First Steps: Have You Been Called?
10. Missionary Preparation
11. Charting a Path from Here to There
Part 4: Encountering Missions as a Sent One and as a Sender
12. Personal and Family Issues
13. Strategic and Ministry Issues
14. Relating to People of Other Cultures
15. Relating to Churches and Other Shareholders
Part 5: Missions Encountering the Contemporary World
16. Communicating with People of Other Cultures
17. Mission Trends and Paradigm Shifts
18. Encountering the Religions of the World
19. Mission and the Future
Reference List
Indexes

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