Introduction to Missions

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Chapter 1, Discovering Missions

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2   The church historian who said that "when everything is mission, nothing is mission."
3   A missionary to Ireland who used a shamrock to talk about the doctrine of the Trinity
4   The theological study of the Church which John Howard Yoder saw as inseparable from missiology
8   The study of or conscious reflection upon the practice of Christian mission
9   Someone whom Ray Tallman defines as "a ministering agent sent by God and His church to communicate the gospel message across any and all cultural boundaries"
1   A combination of two words that seeks to describe the development around the world of differences within a mutually intelligible system
5   The fulfilling of the Great Commission by establishing communities of Christian faith within every culture
6   An academic discipline dealing with the science of verbal communication from which missiology gleans insights
7   A missionary to India who is often called "the father of the modern missionary movement"

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Based on material in book Discovering Missions by Charles Gailey and Howard Culbertson, published by Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City

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SNU missions course materials and syllabi

Cultural Anthropology    Introduction to Missions    Linguistics    Missions Strategies    Modern Missionary Movement (History of&nbs p;Missions)    Nazarene Missions    Church Growth and Christian Missions    Theology of Missions    Traditional Religions    World Religions
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