The Great Commission: Evangelicals and the History of World Missions

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Martin I. Klauber, Scott M. Manetsch, Erwin W. Lutzer
B&H Publishing Group, 2008 - Religion - 228 pages
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A unique book that focuses exclusively on the history of evangelical cross-cultural missions from the eighteenth century through today, The Great Commission will interest anyone who is passionate about the spreading of God's Word.

 

 

  

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Foundational and historical mission overview

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In this assemblage of essays primarily--though not exclusively--written by members of the Trinity Seminary faculty, the reader is provided a whirlwind overview of evangelical cross-cultural missions ... Read full review

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Great overview of missions from the reformed movement onward. Easy to read and great insights to the problems of missions from then to now.

Contents

Introduction
1
Protestant Missions in the Sixteenth Century
12
Missions Among Puritans and Pietists
23
Evangelical Revival and
44
Early American Missions from the Revolution
66
Baptists and the Great Commission
89
Evangelical Missions in Modern America
108
The Great Commission in Latin America
134
The Great Commission in Asia
149
The Great Commission in Africa
164
Ongoing Imperative
176
John D Woodbridge Bibliography
197
Bibliography
210
Subject Index
221
Scripture Index
227
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About the author (2008)

MARTIN I. KLAUBER is an instructor in History and Religious Studies at Barat College and a Visiting Professor of Church History at the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Illinois. He is the author of Between Reformed Scholasticism and Pan-Protestantism: Jean Alphonse Turretin (1671-1737) and Enlightened Orthodoxy at the Academy of Geneva (1994), and co-editor, with Michael Bauman, of Historians of the Christian Tradition (1995).

DR. ERWIN LUTZER (B.Th., Winnipeg Bible College; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A., Loyola University) Since 1980, Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer has served as senior pastor of the world-famous Moody Church in Chicago, where he provides leadership to Chicago pastors. Dr. Lutzer is the featured speaker on three radio programs including "The Moody Church Hour," the popular evening program "Songs in the Night," as well as the daily broadcast called "Running to Win." Dr. Lutzer is an award-winning author of numerous books. His speaking engagements outside the pulpit of The Moody Church include Bible conferences and seminars, both domestically and in other parts of the world. He has led tours of the cities of the Protestant Reformation in Europe. Dr. Lutzer and his wife, Rebecca, live in the Chicago area and are the parents of three grown children and eight grandchildren.

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