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Product Description: This comprehensive introduction helps students, pastors, and mission committees understand contemporary Christian mission historically, biblically, and theologically. Scott Sunquist, a respected scholar and teacher of world Christianity, recovers missiological thinking from the early church for the twenty-first century...read more

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9780801036156 | Baker Academic, September 15, 2013, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This comprehensive introduction helps students, pastors, and mission committees understand contemporary Christian mission historically, biblically, and theologically.

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Product Description: Sharing the Good News might be understood as the prime directive of the Church from its earliest times, but the Church soon discovered unforeseen obstacles and its own set of temptations, including its lust for power and domination...read more

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9781426754890 | Abingdon Pr, April 15, 2013, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Sharing the Good News might be understood as the prime directive of the Church from its earliest times, but the Church soon discovered unforeseen obstacles and its own set of temptations, including its lust for power and domination.

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Product Description: As Protestantism expanded across the Atlantic world in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, most evangelists were not white Anglo-Americans, as scholars have long assumed, but members of the same groups that missionaries were trying to convert...read more

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9780674072466 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 15, 2013, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: As Protestantism expanded across the Atlantic world in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, most evangelists were not white Anglo-Americans, as scholars have long assumed, but members of the same groups that missionaries were trying to convert.

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Product Description: From the conquistadores in Central and South America to the Jesuits in China, Edmondo Lupieri traces the consequences of European war and conquest for global cultural identities from the age of exploration to the present. In the Name of God exposes the economic, political, and religious justifications and motivations behind the European conquests and uncovers some of the historical roots of genocide, racism, and "just war...read more
By James Hooten (contributor), Amanda Kunder (contributor), Giovanna Lammers (trans) and Edmondo Lupieri

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9780802840172 | Eerdmans Pub Co, December 20, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From the conquistadores in Central and South America to the Jesuits in China, Edmondo Lupieri traces the consequences of European war and conquest for global cultural identities from the age of exploration to the present.

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Product Description: What is the future of the global church, and how and where do we fit into that picture? The Future of the Global Church has grown out of fifty years of passion, research, and study beginning with the first edition of Patrick Johnstone’s highly esteemed book Operation World...read more

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9781606571323 | Biblica, November 9, 2011, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: What is the future of the global church, and how and where do we fit into that picture?

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Product Description: Wilbert Shenk presents five important papers on how Christian historical and mission studies need to be changed in the light of the emergence of World Christianity and the demise of the West as its spiritual and political center. Shenk introduces the entire question in a brilliant essay that portrays the demographic, cultural, and theological shifts in tectonics...read more
By Wilbert R. Shenk (editor)

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9781610976244 | Wipf & Stock Pub, September 8, 2011, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Wilbert Shenk presents five important papers on how Christian historical and mission studies need to be changed in the light of the emergence of World Christianity and the demise of the West as its spiritual and political center.
9781570754531 | Orbis Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Wilbert Shenk presents five important papers on how Christian historical and mission studies need to be changed in the light of the emergence of World Christianity and the demise of the West as its spiritual and political center.

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Product Description: Climate change. Radical politics. National debt. Globalization. What do Christians have to say to the big questions we all face? Whatever they try to say, they will be seriously handicapped if they do not know their own story. Finding Pieces of the Puzzle will fill the knowledge gap...read more

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9781606085677 | Wipf & Stock Pub, June 10, 2011, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: Climate change.

By Alan Hirsch (foreword by)

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9780830836192 | Revised edition (Ivp Books, April 1, 2011), cover price $16.00

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

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9780631236191 | Blackwell Pub, March 16, 2009, cover price $121.95 | About this edition: Exploring how Christianity became a world religion, this brief history examines Christian missions and their relationship to the current globalization of Christianity.

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9780631236207 | Blackwell Pub, March 16, 2009, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Exploring how Christianity became a world religion, this brief history examines Christian missions and their relationship to the current globalization of Christianity.

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9781444308815 | Blackwell Pub, April 21, 2009, cover price $94.95

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Product Description: Working with new insights on the influence that Christian translations of Scriptures and catechisms into African languages had on cultural self-understanding, social awakening, religious renewal, reciprocity in mission, process, Sanneh shows that mission and translation were and continue to be integral parts of cultural renewal in the face of the relentless onslaught of imperialism in its classic and contemporary forms...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780883443613 | Orbis Books, May 1, 1989, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Working with new insights on the influence that Christian translations of Scriptures and catechisms into African languages had on cultural self-understanding, social awakening, religious renewal, reciprocity in mission, process, Sanneh shows that mission and translation were and continue to be integral parts of cultural renewal in the face of the relentless onslaught of imperialism in its classic and contemporary forms.

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Product Description: Working with new insights on the influence that Christian translations of Scriptures and catechisms into African languages had on cultural self-understanding, social awakening, religious renewal, reciprocity in mission, process, Sanneh shows that mission and translation were and continue to be integral parts of cultural renewal in the face of the relentless onslaught of imperialism in its classic and contemporary forms...read more

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9781570758041 | 2 rev exp edition (Orbis Books, November 30, 2008), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Working with new insights on the influence that Christian translations of Scriptures and catechisms into African languages had on cultural self-understanding, social awakening, religious renewal, reciprocity in mission, process, Sanneh shows that mission and translation were and continue to be integral parts of cultural renewal in the face of the relentless onslaught of imperialism in its classic and contemporary forms.

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Product Description: The Great Commission provides a substantial historical survey of evangelical missions courtesy of eleven different authors, each one a prominent evangelical church historian and theologian who has written extensively on the history of Christianity and the greater mission of the church...read more
By Martin I. Klauber (editor), Erwin W. Lutzer (foreword by) and Scott M. Manetsch (editor)

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9780805443004 | B & H Pub Group, April 1, 2008, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Great Commission provides a substantial historical survey of evangelical missions courtesy of eleven different authors, each one a prominent evangelical church historian and theologian who has written extensively on the history of Christianity and the greater mission of the church.

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Product Description: The explosive expansion of Christianity in Africa and Asia during the last two centuries constitutes one of the most remarkable cultural transformations in the history of mankind. Because it coincided with the spread of European economic and political hegemony, it tends to be taken for granted that Christian missions went hand in hand with imperialism and colonial conquest...read more
By Norman Etherington (editor)

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9780199253470 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 20, 2005, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The widespread idea that Christian missions went hand in hand with Imperialism and colonial conquest is challenged here by a group of eminent historians.

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9780199253487 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 26, 2008, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: The explosive expansion of Christianity in Africa and Asia during the last two centuries constitutes one of the most remarkable cultural transformations in the history of mankind.

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Explores the nature of Christian mission in contemporary post-modern society. This book examines the main historic types of mission in the Christian tradition, seeing how they were forged in the cross currents of history and how they continue to be expressed by different Christian communities.

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9780334041085 | Scm Pr, October 30, 2007, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Explores the nature of Christian mission in contemporary post-modern society.

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Product Description: Series: Studies in the History of Christian Missions (SHCM)In this volume, leading historians of Christianity in the non-Western world examine the relationship between missionaries and nineteenth-century European colonialism, and between indigenous converts and the colonial contexts in which they lived...read more

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9780802817631 | Eerdmans Pub Co, January 2, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Series: Studies in the History of Christian Missions (SHCM)In this volume, leading historians of Christianity in the non-Western world examine the relationship between missionaries and nineteenth-century European colonialism, and between indigenous converts and the colonial contexts in which they lived.

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Product Description: The gospel is about good news, then bad news, then even more good news. The good news of God’s loving creation of the world is followed by the bad news that human beings decided to  reject the relationship with God and one another for which God created them...read more

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9780687352036 | Abingdon Pr, September 30, 2006, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: The gospel is about good news, then bad news, then even more good news.

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Product Description: The Expansion of Christianity tells the fascinating story of how Christianity developed from its beginnings as a persecuted sect in an outpost of the Roman empire to become the largest religion on earth. For Timothy Yates human zeal and courage are key to the story, and his book concentrates on the missionary pioneers--people such as Paul, Columba, Willibrord, Francis Xavier, John Eliot, William Carey and Mary Slessor...read more

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9780745951089 | 1st edition (Intervarsity Pr, December 30, 2005), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The Expansion of Christianity tells the fascinating story of how Christianity developed from its beginnings as a persecuted sect in an outpost of the Roman empire to become the largest religion on earth.

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Product Description: This collection of essays looks at missions, their complicity in European colonialism, and their postcolonial aftermath. It examines the spread of Christianity, ranging over the anthropological, textual, historical, and geographical dimensions of mission enterprises, with topics as diverse as the influence of mission printing and record-keeping on traditional life in Africa to the role of missions in changing styles of dress in India...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Gareth Griffiths (editor) and Jamie S. Scott (editor)

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9780312295769 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 6, 2005, cover price $93.00

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9780312295776 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 6, 2005, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays looks at missions, their complicity in European colonialism, and their postcolonial aftermath.

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Product Description: This book explores a range of societies in and around the Pacific and southern Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries that encountered religions introduced from elsewhere, or fashioned their own responses to already established religious traditions...read more
By Peggy Brock (editor)

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9789004138995 | Brill Academic Pub, May 30, 2005, cover price $164.00 | About this edition: This book explores a range of societies in and around the Pacific and southern Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries that encountered religions introduced from elsewhere, or fashioned their own responses to already established religious traditions.

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Product Description: This is history at its best. From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya is readable, informative, gripping, and above all honest.From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya helps readers understand the life and role of a missionary through real life examples of missionaries throughout history...read more

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9780310239376 | 2 edition (Zondervan, September 1, 2004), cover price $36.99 | About this edition: This is history at its best.

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Product Description: The Expansion of Christianity tells the fascinating story of how Christianity developed from its beginnings as a persecuted sect in an outpost of the Roman empire to become the largest religion on earth. For Timothy Yates human zeal and courage are key to the story, and his book concentrates on the missionary pioneers--people such as Paul, Columba, Willibrord, Francis Xavier, John Eliot, William Carey and Mary Slessor...read more

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9780830823581 | 1 edition (Intervarsity Pr, March 1, 2004), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: The Expansion of Christianity tells the fascinating story of how Christianity developed from its beginnings as a persecuted sect in an outpost of the Roman empire to become the largest religion on earth.

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Product Description: This book is the story of California's Mission San Juan Capistrano, the people who built it, the people served by it, and the tens of thousands of people who visit it each year. Author Kathleen Walker and photographer Marc Muench celebrate the soul of this mission and relate in words and pictures the mission's place in history, art, and architecture...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781893860650 | Arizona Highways, August 1, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This book is the story of California's Mission San Juan Capistrano, the people who built it, the people served by it, and the tens of thousands of people who visit it each year.

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Product Description: Missionary Movement in Christian History: Studies in Transmission of Faith (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780567085153 | T&t Clark Ltd, March 1, 2002, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Missionary Movement in Christian History: Studies in Transmission of Faith
9781570750595, titled "The Missionary Movement in Christian History: Studies in Transmission of Faith" | Orbis Books, September 1, 1996, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The collected lectures and articles of the noted missionary and historian Andrew Walls, professor emeritus of Edinburgh University and founder of The Center for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World.

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Product Description: In The Cross-Cultural Process in christian History, Andrew F. Walls shows he has not lost the capacity to surprise readers with new insights into things they thought long settled. In essays that sparkle with wit and insight Walls reaches back to Eusebius of Edessa in the fourth century and down to the contemporary world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781570753732 | Orbis Books, February 1, 2002, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In The Cross-Cultural Process in christian History, Andrew F.

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Product Description: Comparing the spread of Christianity to the East to its more successful spread to the West, Montgomery illustrates the uneven diffusion of one of the world's most influential and successful religions. Through his sociological analysis, the author examines the causes for Christianity's success to the West and its relative failings in major societies to the east of Jerusalem, including India, Persia, and China...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780275973612 | Praeger Pub Text, October 30, 2001, cover price $122.00 | About this edition: Comparing the spread of Christianity to the East to its more successful spread to the West, Montgomery illustrates the uneven diffusion of one of the world's most influential and successful religions.

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