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Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey (Encountering Mission) [Hardcover]

By A. Scott Moreau (Author), Gary R. Corwin (Author) & Gary B. McGee (Author)
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As the first volume of the Encountering Mission series, this book provides a broad overview of world missions. The book is divided into five major sections. The first two provide the biblical and theological basis for missions as well as a historical survey. The following three sections consider the practical issues and contemporary challenges involved in mission work. The authors incorporate a number of features that add focus and insight to their broader survey. Chapters close with a case study to focus on important issues and concerns. There are also numerous sidebars, maps, and charts throughout the text that provide further details on particular subjects and raise questions for discussion. A teacher's manual (available on CD-ROM) includes additional case studies, historical documents, and PowerPoint slides for classroom presentation. As a bonus, a free CD-ROM containing the Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions is included in the back of each book. This comprehensive reference work contains over 1,400 articles on the theory, practice, theology, and history of mission. A. Scott Moreau is professor of missions and intercultural studies at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the general editor of the Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions.

Publishers Description
Introducing World Missions, the first volume in the Encountering Mission series, provides readers with a broad overview of the biblical, theological, and historical foundations for missions. It considers personal and practical issues involved in becoming a missionary, the process of getting to the mission field, and contemporary challenges a mission worker must face.
This valuable guide is based on current research and includes numerous case studies that consider important issues, as well as sidebars, charts, and maps that provide further details on topics of interest. Altogether, this is an engaging introduction to the work of missions in the contemporary world.

Awards and Recognitions
Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey (Encountering Mission) by A. Scott Moreau, Gary R. Corwin & Gary B. McGee has received the following awards and recognitions -
  • Gold Medallion Book Awards - 2005 Finalist - Missions/Evangelism category

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Baker Academic
Pages   352
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.35" Width: 7.25" Height: 1.15"
Weight:   1.85 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2004
Publisher   Baker Academic
Edition  Reprinted  
Series  Encountering Missions  
Series Number  1  
ISBN  0801026482  
ISBN13  9780801026485  

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More About A. Scott Moreau, Gary R. Corwin & Gary B. McGee

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! A. Scott Moreau (DMiss, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of intercultural studies at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. Gary R. Corwin (MA, Northwestern University), a missiologist serving with SIM International, lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Gary B. McGee (1945-2008) received his PhD from St. Louis University and taught at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.

A. Scott Moreau was born in 1955.

A. Scott Moreau has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Encountering Mission
  2. Fisherman Bible Studyguides

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1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Evangelism > General
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Evangelism > Missions & Missionary Work

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Good textbook  Mar 12, 2007
Recently I used "Introducing World Missions" for the textbook in the world missions course I taught at William Jewell College. My students seemed as pleased with this book as I was. Technical words are clearly defined and the many sidebars and case studies attractively augment the more academic concerns of the book. While the authors are clearly within the evangelical wing of Christianity, they present a balanced account of world missions from the biblical, historical, and practical viewpoints. While I granted this book only four stars in rating it, I don't know of a five star world missions textbook for college students. I recommend the book to anyone looking for a good text for a world missions class--in a college or in a church setting--or for anyone who is interested in reading a good summary of contemporary missiology packaged in an attractive, easy to grasp manner.
Missions Source  Mar 13, 2006
This is an excellent text/source for World Missions. I teach World Missions at a Bible School, and this is the second year we've used this text. The CD Rom is also very resourceful. Highly recommended!!!
Excellent introduction  Nov 15, 2005
This little (350-page) book is a great textbook introduction to missions. It includes 5 sections: encountering missions in the (1) scriptures, (2) history, (3) as a candidate, (4) as a sent one or sender, and (5) in the contemporary world. It includes definitions, grapples with the various mission issues today, and includes some great case studies on things missionaries have to grapple with (e.g. issues an agency faces when its workers have been kidnapped). Anyone considering becoming a candidate for long-term missions should grab a copy of this.

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