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This book will provide a contemporary look at mission, including crucial topics such as cultural anthropology, communication styles and linguistics, strategic and ecumenical issues, and much more related to what mission is and how mission is accomplished.
Author Klaus Detlev Schulz, chairman of the Department of Pastoral Ministry and Missions at Concordia Theological Seminary, gathers into one place the history, terminology, guiding principles, goals, key topics, ethics, and so much more related to mission. He interacts with key players in the modern mission scene and offers a readable analysis of past efforts and current initiatives in the Christian community. He encourages readers to realize that mission is not simply going to a foreign country but occurs in numerous ways in our immediate daily situations.
Explores a worldwide Scope of mission literature
Focuses on theory and practice
References to Greek, Latin and German words
Perfect for leader to use in a group study session
Follows English-language sources
Offers an overview of basic mission theology
Limits foreign-language for the benefit of readability
Discussion questions at the end of each chapter