The Church Mission Society and World Christianity, 1799-1999
This new series, published jointly by Eerdmans and Curzon Press, explores the significant, yet often contested, impact of Christian missions around ... Show synopsis This new series, published jointly by Eerdmans and Curzon Press, explores the significant, yet often contested, impact of Christian missions around the world. Bringing together monographs by established and emerging scholars, collections of essays on themes in the history of missions, and new editions of seminal primary texts, this series provides source material for specialists studying the relation between religion and culture. This volume marking the bicentenary of the Church Mission Society not only recounts the history of one of our major mission institutions, but also provides significant discussion about the meaning of mission and the expansion of Christianity worldwide. Written by a team of contributors from five continents, these essays throw light on the practice of cross-cultural mission in our contemporary world, making this book of value to anyone who is concerned with mission strategies today.