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From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian Missions

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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 29 Aug 2004
This is history at its best. From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya is readable, informative, gripping, and above all honest.From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya helps readers understand the life and role of a missionary through real life examples of missionaries throughout history. We see these men and women as fallible and human in their failures as well as their successes. These great leaders of missions are presented as real people, and not super-saints. This second edition covers all 2,000 years of mission history with a special emphasis on the modern era, including chapters focused on the Muslim world, Third World missions, and a comparison of missions in Korea and Japan. It also contains both a general and an “illustration” index where readers can easily locate particular missionaries, stories, or incidents. New design graphics, photographs, and maps help make this a compelling book.From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya is as informative and intriguing as it is inspiring—an invaluable resource for missionaries, mission agencies, students, and all who are concerned about the spreading of the gospel throughout the world.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780310239376
ISBN-10: 0310239370
Pagini: 528
Ilustrații: 2-color throughout
Dimensiuni: 25 x 25 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.81 kg
Ediția: Specială
Editura: Zondervan Academic
Colecția Zondervan Academic
Locul publicării: Grand Rapids, United States

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ContentsList of Graphics9Preface to the Second Edition11Preface13Part 1: The Irresistible Advance1The Early Centuries: Evangelizing the Roman Empire21Paul the Apostle26Polycarp30Perpetua32Ulfilas34Patrick37Columba402Roman Catholic Missions: Baptizing the Masses44Boniface (Winfried)47Anskar51Cyril and Methodius53Raymond Lull56Bartholomew de Las Casas60Francis Xavier62Matthew Ricci673American Indian Missions: Seeking the “Noble Savage”71Paul Le Jeune72John Eliot74The Mayhews79David Brainerd80Eleazer Wheelock84David Zeisberger85Isaac McCoy86Marcus and Narcissa Whitman884The Moravian Advance: Dawn of Protestant Missions97Count Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf100Christian David and Hans Egede104George Schmidt110Part 2: The “Great Century”5South Central Asia: Confronting Ancient Creeds121William Carey122Adoniram and Ann Judson130George and Sarah Boardman139Alexander Duff141James and Isabella Thoburn1446Black Africa: “The White Man’s Graveyard”147Robert and Mary Moffat149David Livingstone155George Grenfell163William Sheppard165Alexander Mackay167Mary Slessor1707China: “Barbarians Not Welcome”176Robert Morrison178Liang Afa182Karl F. A. Gutzlaff184J. Hudson Taylor186Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth201Mildred Cable2058The Pacific Islands: Preaching in “Paradise”208Henry Nott and the Duff Missionaries211Hiram Bingham and Hawaiian Missions214John Williams219John G. Paton224John Coleridge Patteson228Florence Young2309The Muslim World: Mission Field in the Desert233Henry Martyn236Samuel Zwemer238Temple Gairdner242Constance Padwick245Maude Cary24810Korea and Japan: A Contrast in Receptivity254Horace Allen256Henry Appenzeller258Horace and Lillias Horton Underwood262John L. Nevius264Protestant Mission Initiatives in Japan268William Smith Clark and Kanzo Uchimura269Charles and Lettie Cowman272Mabel Francis275Part 3: The Expanding Involvement11Single Women Missionaries: “Second-Class Citizens”287Adele Marion Fielde290Charlotte (Lottie) Diggs Moon294Amy Carmichael298Johanna Veenstra303Gladys Aylward30612Student Volunteers: Forsaking Wealth and Prestige312C. T. Studd314John R. Mott319Robert E. Speer325Fletcher Brockman327E. Stanley Jones33013“Faith” Missionaries: Depending on God Alone335A. B. Simpson and the Christian and Missionary Alliance336Fredrik Franson and TEAM340Rowland Bingham and the Sudan Interior Mission341Peter Cameron Scott and the Africa Inland Mission346C. I. Scofield and the Central American Mission349Jim Elliot and Operation Auca352Eliza Davis George and the Elizabeth Native Interior Mission36014Innovation and Ingenuity: The Call for Specialization364Medical Missions: “Angels of Mercy”366Ida Scudder368Carl Becker372William Cameron Townsend and Bible Translation375Clarence W. Jones and HCJB381Elizabeth “Betty” Greene and Mission Aviation386Part 4: The Era of the New Millennium15Twentieth-Century Martyrs: “Yankee, Go Home”399Betty and John Stam and China Martyrs402Paul Carlson and the Congo Martyrs406Betty Olsen and the Vietnam Martyrs410Chet Bitterman and Latin America Martyrs414William Donald McClure41716Third World Missions: Younger Churches Reach Out420Pandita Ramabai423William Wade Harris428Semisi Nau430John Sung432Elka of the Wai Wai43517New Methods and Strategy: Reaching Tomorrow’s World439R. Kenneth Strachan443Orlando Costas447Donald McGavran449Ralph and Roberta Winter452Lesslie Newbigin45418Saints and Celebrities: Appealing to the Masses458Bob Pierce460Bruce Olson461Mother Teresa461Brother Andrew and Open Doors464Helen Roseveare468Jackie Pullinger472Don Richardson475Postscript479Notes483General Bibliography513Illustration Index515General Index519List of GraphicsPictures and CreditsPolycarp (The Bettmann Archive)31Bo