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A History of Christian Missions (The Pelican History of the Church, Vol. 6) Go back to previous page
Neill, Stephen
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Book Details
Paperback: 622 pages
Subtitle: N/A
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Category: Church History
Edition: Reprint Edition
Publish Date: 1964
ISBN: 9780140206289
Dewey Decimal Classification: N/A
Reference No: N-00044
Synopsis
"A History of Christian Missions traces the expansion of Christianity from its origins in the Middle East to Rome, the rest of Europe and the colonial world, and assesses its position as a major religious force worldwide. Many of the world's religions have not actively sought converts, largely because they have been too regional in character. Buddhism, Islam and Christianity, however, are the three chief exceptions to this, and Christianity in particular has found a home in almost every country in the world. Professor Stephen Neill's comprehensive and authoritative survey examines centuries of missionary activity, beginning with Christ and working through the Crusades and the colonization of Asia and Africa up to the present day, concluding with a shrewd look ahead to what the future may hold for the Christian Church."