Theory to Practice in Vulnerable Mission: An Academic Appraisal

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Missionaries from the West like to hit the ground running to solve as many of other people's problems as possible in the increasingly short term they have available for service. Hang on, says Jim Harries! After twenty-four years in Africa, observing how poverty, traditional practices, dependency, and misunderstandings continue, Harries asks, what is the point of bringing solutions that local people cannot reproduce? Harries challenges missionaries and development workers to counter dependency on the West by engaging in ...

Theory to Practice in Vulnerable Mission: An Academic Appraisal 2012, Wipf & Stock Publishers, Eugene

ISBN-13: 9781610979443

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