Christian Mission

How Christianity Became a World Religion
by Dana L. Robert
$41.95

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (UK)

Series: Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion

Publication Date: February 20, 2009

ISBN: 9780631236207

Binding: Paperback

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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