|Statement||by A. Henderson, and Ernest Parry.|
|Series||History of religions preservation project -- MN41414.6.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 90 p.|
|Number of Pages||90|
A historical survey of Christian missions from the first century to the end of the seventeenth [microform] by A. (Alan) Henderson,Ernest Parry. Thanks for Sharing! You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed them. Still a valuable book on missions. My major complaint is that while it is supposed to be a history of Christian missions, the vast majority covered is Western and Protestant in scope. Because of this, only the first 50 pages covers the first years of missions history, with little coverage of missions by Eastern churches at any time/5. The history of Christian missions is a fascinating and multifaceted topic, and Stephen Neill does a decent job of distilling it in his book. Given that from the issuing of the Great Commission to the present, Christian missions have had nearly two millennia to spread throughout the globe, a comprehensive study would take several by: – First Christians are reported in Monaco, Algeria; a missionary goes to Arbela, a sacred city of the Assyrians that the Christian church is katholikos ("universal"); – Pliny the Younger reports rapid growth of Christianity in Bithynia – Hermas writes: "The Son of God has been preached to the ends of the earth"; – Gospel reaches Portugal and Morocco.
Christianity - Christianity - 19th-century efforts: A worldwide movement of evangelical fervour and renewal, noted for its emphasis on personal conversion and missionary expansion, stirred new impulses for Christian unity in the 19th century. The rise of missionary societies and volunteer movements in Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, and the United States expressed a zeal that fed the. "Despite these concerns, Christian Mission is a valuable addition to the growing literature on world Christianity our overall understanding of Christianity as a world religion is significantly increased by Robert's work." (Christian Century, 8 March ) "This work is a valuable contribution to the subject."Reviews: Protestant mission efforts began in the seventeenth century. Much of the Protestant work was focused on the American Indians. Consequently, the early missionary activity on the North American continent provided the models for cross cultural evangelism among Protestants around the world during the next couple of centuries (Warneck ). The destruction of the Temple, with the consequent end of the Levitical priesthood and sacrificial system, brought a virtual close to the Jewish religion. For now we will move on in our survey of the first century. The New Testament Canon, Part 1 First Century Christian Church History Issues How the New Testament was formed.
Much of sub-Saharan Africa’s indigenous print and publishing history is most deeply marked by the complex consequences of the work of 18 th - and 19 th-century Christian missionaries. Their idea of the book—and of the Book—as a symbolic marker of a newly configured African engagement with European models of modernity promoted print. Missions continued to spread from Mexico into Baja California, and into the present-day state of California. Justo González notes that missionaries had greater success in these regions than the colonizers and explorers4. Again, it was the mendicant Christian who spread the cause of Christ to these regions so successfully. The entire story of Christian missions to the indigenous peoples of North America is a complex one, with both cultural resistance and religious conversion visible on the Native American side, and both arrogant high-handedness and cultural sensitivity, as well as some cases of courageous missionary solidarity with native peoples, visible on the. Dr. Stephen M. Davis is associate pastor and director of missions at Calvary Baptist Church in Pennsylvania (USA) and adjunct professor of missiology at Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. He has been a church planter in the US, France, and Romania, and currently coordinates and teaches in seminary extensions in Russia, Ukraine, Peru, Romania, and South Africa.