Christian Mission in the Twentieth Century Paperback

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Christian Mission in the Twentieth Century

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As writing and specialist studies on Christian mission have proliferated, there has been a growing need for a single-volume overview of developments in this century. This widely-acclaimed book gives historical focus and perspective to mission by concentrating on the leading figures of each decade, beginning with the leading up to the Edinburgh Conference of 1910 and including treatment of the other great missionary conferences. German mission theory between the wars (1918-1939) is addressed, as are the writings of Roland Allen and D. J. Fleming. In Part II (1940-1990) the responses to the religious pluralism of the modern world, Hindu, Buddhist, Jew, and Muslim, which emerged before the conferences of 1939, are pursued through the writings of figures such as Stephen Neill and Kenneth Cragg, the documents of Vatican II, and the Lausanne Conference of 1974, concluding with the varied responses of writers such as John Hick and Leslie Newbigin.

Christian Mission in the Twentieth Century by Timothy Yates was published by Cambridge University Press in April 1996 and is our 36061st best seller. The ISBN for Christian Mission in the Twentieth Century is 9780521565073.

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Page last updated 19th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (April 1996)
EditionNew ed
Number of Pages292
Thickness17 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code10264
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