Christian Mission: How Christianity became a World Religion

Christian Mission: How Christianity became a World Religion

Author(s): Dana L. Robert

Published Online: 6 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9780631236191

Online ISBN: 9781444308808

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308808

About this Book

Exploring how Christianity became a world religion, this brief history examines Christian missions and their relationship to the current globalization of Christianity.

  • A short and enlightening history of Christian missions: a phenomenon that many say reflects the single most important intercultural movement over a sustained period of human history
  • Offers a thematic overview that takes into account the political, cultural, social, and theological issues
  • Discusses the significance of missions to the globalization of Christianity, and broadens our understanding of Christianity as a multicultural world religion
  • Helps Western audiences understand the meaning of mission as a historical process
  • Contains several new maps that illustrate demographic shifts in world Christianity

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