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The Great Commission

Evangelicals and the History of World Missions
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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”).

about the authors

Timothy George has served as dean of Beeson Divinity School since its inception in 1988. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, George teaches Church History and Doctrine. He serves as senior theological advisor for Christianity Today and is on the editorial advisory boards of First Things, Harvard Theological Review, and Books & Culture. A prolific author, he has written more than twenty books and regularly contributes to scholarly journals.

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  • isbn: 9780805443004
  • status: Active
  • season: Winter 2008
  • publish date: 04/01/2008
  • pages: 240
  • carton quantity: 36

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