Dictionary of Mission: Theology, History, Perspectives

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781597525497: Dictionary of Mission: Theology, History, Perspectives
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Conceived and developed by two of Europe's most eminent missiologists, in the country where the scientific and sustained study of mission first took shape, [the 'Dictionary of Mission'] represents the finest of the chorus of voices that comprise contemporary missiology . . . The choice of topics and the authors to address them reflects what Christian mission has become: a genuinely worldwide and ecumenical phenomenon. That there would be entries on regional theological developments is indicative of how the world church is developing. A host of other topics here explored show too how the landscape of mission is changing. Taken as a whole, then, the 'Dictionary of Mission' is a road map through this exciting and challenging terrain. -from the Foreword Henry Venn was born and bred among the British evangelical aristocracy at Clapham. Wilberforce, Grant, Macaulay, Stephen, and Thornton were at the height of their powers - leading the campaign against slavery, promoting public morals, founding philanthropic and missionary societies - at the turn of the nineteenth century. As powerful leader of the most prominent British missionary society from 1841 to 1872, Venn unhesitatingly used his connections with politicians and statesmen to further the missionary cause. He often found himself at odds with government, but he mastered the art of lobbying skillfully for his interest. Henry Venn was a man of generous hospitality who entertained countless guests in his home. Sir Leslie Stephen, his nephew, conjectured that in evangelical circles noted for their somber mood Venn must have been something of an embarrassment with his irrepressible humor. Venn was an outstanding administrator. Early on he perceived the need to provide the missionary movement with a clear theoretical framework. Out of his search for principles of missionary action emerged the indigenous church ideal that has figured prominently in all missionary thinking s

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Language Notes:

Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781570751486: Dictionary of Mission: Theology, History, Perspectives (American Society of Missiology Series)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  157075148X ISBN 13:  9781570751486
Publisher: Orbis Books, 1997
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by Wipf & Stock Pub
ISBN 10: 1597525499 ISBN 13: 9781597525497
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wipf & Stock Pub. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1597525499 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Seller Inventory # NATARAJB1FI1575307

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 52.49
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Karl Muller (Editor), Theo Sundermeier (Editor), Stephen B. Bevans (Editor)
Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers (2006)
ISBN 10: 1597525499 ISBN 13: 9781597525497
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1597525499

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.39
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Published by Wipf & Stock Pub (2006)
ISBN 10: 1597525499 ISBN 13: 9781597525497
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wipf & Stock Pub, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111597525499

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 77.88
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Karl Muller Theo Sundermeier Stephen B. Bevans
Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers (2006)
ISBN 10: 1597525499 ISBN 13: 9781597525497
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2006. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 518 pages. 9.80x6.50x1.20 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk1597525499

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 89.70
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.79
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Published by Wipf & Stock Pub (2006)
ISBN 10: 1597525499 ISBN 13: 9781597525497
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wipf & Stock Pub, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1597525499n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 140.06
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Published by Wipf & Stock Pub
ISBN 10: 1597525499 ISBN 13: 9781597525497
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wipf & Stock Pub. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1597525499 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.0791757

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 227.18
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds