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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Missions and Missionaries

Edited by Jonathan Bonk

Routledge – 2010 – 478 pages

Series: Religion and Society

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Description

The Encyclopedia of Missions and Missionaries examines the nature and effects of missionary work around the world and throughout history, analyzing how secular and clerical people from major religions (especially Christianity, Buddhism and Islam) have brought social changes along with words of a new faith.

Reviews

'This encyclopedia is a welcome addition as it deals with recent issues in the field and in the discipline that are not adequately addressed elsewhere.' – Christoph Stenschke, Evangelical Quarterly

'An excellent reference tool in what it covers and will be much appreciated by scholars for research and teaching purposes' – Christoph Stenschke, Evangelical Quarterly

'For anyone involved professionally - as a librarian or teacher (and here a theologian) - in covering religion in the widest sense, this series of encyclopedias from Routledge is well worth considering. They draw on a wide international base for their scholarship and… provide both width and depth of treatment for libraries and students all over the world'Stuart Hannabuss, Independent Reviewer and Researcher, UK (Reference Reviews Vol. 23 No. 8)

'A versatile work to use… a rich store of bibliographical information.'Stuart Hannabuss, Independent Reviewer and Researcher, UK (Reference Reviews Vol. 23 No. 8)

'The Encyclopedia of Missions and Missionaries is an excellent reference tool in what it covers and will be much appreciated by scholars for research and teaching purposes.' - Christoph Stenschke, Missionalia 38:3

Contents

Africa

African Independent Churches

African Studies

Agriculture and Horticulture

Ancestors

Ancient Church

Anthropology

Apologetics

Archaeology

Area Studies

Archives

Art and Sculptor

Asia (including Russia)

Asian Studies

Asian Theology

Australia, New Zealand

Bible

Bible Translation

Bibliography

Biography

Buddhism

Capitalism

Celtic Missions

Children

China

Christendom

Church Growth Movement

Church Planting

Civil Religion

Civilization

Colonialism

Commerce (business)

Communism

Conciliar Missions

Contextualism

Conversion

Coptic Church

Counseling

Counter Reformation

Criticism

Crusades

Cultural Chauvinism

Darwinian Law

Denominational Missions

Denominations

Development

Dialogue

Diaspora

Diffusion Theory

Digital Resources

Diplomacy

Dispensationalism (adventism)

Dissertations

Economics

Electronic and digital resources

Empire

Enlightenment

Environment

Eschatology

Ethics

Ethiopianism

Ethnicity and Race

Ethnography

Ethnomusicology

Europe

Evangelicalism

Exploration

Faith Missions

Family

Fiction - missionaries in

Film (Missionaries in/and)

Finance

Fine Arts

Gender

Genocide

Globalization

Heaven

Hell

Hinduism

Human Rights

Ideology

India

Information Technology

Islam

Journals (popular)

Journals (scholarly mission)

Judaism

Justice

Latin American Studies

Law

Liberalism

Liberation Theology

Libraries

Literacy

Literature

Marriage

Martyrdom

Marxism

Media/mass communications

Medicine

Middle East

Militarism

Millenarianism

Miracles

Missiological Terminology

Missiometrics

Mission Practice/Strategy

Mission Theory

Modernity

Monasticism

Money

Moratorium

Moravians

Music

Nation State

Nationalism

Nazism

Nestorians

New Religious Movements

North America

Occidentalism

Oceana

Opium

Oral History

Orientalism

Orthodox/Coptic Missions

Pacifism

Partnership

Paternalism

Peace Building/reconciliation

Persecution

Philosophy

Photography

Physical Sciences

Pietism

Pluralism

Political Science

Politics

Postmodernism

Prayer

Professional Associations (Academic) APM, ASM, IAMS, CAIM, etc.)

Proselytism/Evangelism

Psychology

Publication/printing

Racism

Radical Reformation

Reference Tools (Atlases, dictionaries, directories, encyclopedias, gazetteers)

Reference Tools (Online)

Reformation

Religious Freedom

Religious Studies

Research

Resource Sharing

Reverse Mission

Revolution

Roman Catholic Church

Russia

Secularism, Atheism

Sex Trade

Shinto

Slavery

Social Gospel

Social History

Social Science

Sociology

South and Central America

Sports

State/government

Statistics

Terminology

Theocracy

Theology

Theory, Catholic, Protestant, Evangelical, Independent

Translation

Tyranny

United Nations

Urban Mission

Vatican II

Violence (including terrorism)

War (including civil war)

Women

World Council of Churches

World View

Youth

Zionism

Zoroastrianism

Author Bio

Jonathan Bonk is Executive Director of the Overseas Ministries Study Center, an editor of the International Bulletin of Missionary Research, and a Project Director for the Dictionary of African Christian Biography. He is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mission Studies at Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary in Seoul, Korea. His research interests are the dynamics of affluence in the Christian missionary enterprise from the West, and Missiological reference tools.

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