The Great Commission: Evangelicals and the History of World Missions
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.Readers will learn the origins and development of modern evangelical missionaryactivity, what led to the globalization of the Evangelical movement, and the finer points of the movement's successes, failures, and future imperatives.Sections include Early Modern Europe ("The Protestant Reformation," "Puritanism and Pietism," "The Evangelical Revival"), Modern America ("Early American Missions," "Twentieth Century American Missions," "The Baptist Contribution"), and The Majority Church ("Latin America," "Asia," "Africa").
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - donbarger - LibraryThing
Excellent book. I found this an intriguing look at the history of missionary work at different times in history and a modern look at how the Great Commission has played out in Latin America, Africa ... Leer comentario completo
Foundational and historical mission overviewCrítica de los usuarios - David Gough - Christianbook.com
In this assemblage of essays primarily--though not exclusively--written by members of the Trinity Seminary faculty, the reader is provided a whirlwind overview of evangelical cross-cultural missions ... Leer comentario completo