Introducing World Missions, 2nd Edition

A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey

series: Encountering Mission


5. Encountering Mission Theology


Bevans, Stephen B., and Roger Schroeder. 2004. Constants in Context: A Theology of Mission for Today. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis.

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Bosch, David J. 1980. Witness to the World: The Christian Mission in Theological Perspective. Atlanta: John Knox.

———. 1991. Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis.

Cardoza-Orlandi, F. 2002. Mission: An Essential Guide. Nashville: Abingdon.

Culver, Robert Duncan. 1984. A Greater Commission: Theology for World Missions. Chicago: Moody.

DeYoung, Kevin, and Greg Gilbert. 2011. What Is the Mission of the Church? Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission. Wheaton: Crossway.

Dyrness, William A. 1983. Let the Earth Rejoice! A Biblical Theology of Holistic Mission. Westchester, IL: Crossway.

Fernando, Ajith. 1995. The Supremacy of Christ. Wheaton: Crossway.

Gibb, Richard. 2006. Grace and Global Justice: The Socio-Political Mission of the Church in an Age of Globalization. Carlisle: Paternoster.

Hollinghurst, Steve. 2010. Mission Shaped Evangelism: The Gospel in Contemporary Culture. London: Canterbury Press.

Johnstone, Patrick. 1998. The Church Is Bigger Than You Think: Structures and Strategies for the Church in the 21st Century. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library.

Jones, Beth Felker. 2010. "Not Bootstraps Theology: Holiness and Grace in Christian Mission." In Exploring Christian Mission beyond Christendom: United Methodist Perspectives, edited by Michael G. Cartwright, 109–24. Indianapolis: University of Indianapolis Press.

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———. 2001. Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, 2nd ed., edited by Walter A. Elwell, s.v. "Missiology." Grand Rapids: Baker Academic.

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Peters, George W. 1972. A Biblical Theology of Missions. Chicago: Moody.

Piper, John. 1993. Let the Nations Be Glad! The Supremacy of God in Missions. Grand Rapids: Baker.

Potter, Philip A. 1991. Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement, edited by Nicholas Lossky, Jose Miguez Bonino, John Pobee, Tom F. Stransky, Geoffrey Wainwright, and Pauline Webb, s.v. "Mission." Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.

Rottenberg, Isaac C. 1980. The Promise and the Presence: Toward a Theology of the Kingdom of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.

Shenk, Wilbert R. 1999. Changing Frontiers of Mission. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis.

Van Engen, Charles. 1996. Mission on the Way: Issues in Mission Theology. Grand Rapids: Baker.

Vanhoozer, Kevin. 2006. "'One Rule to Rule Them All?' Theological Method in an Era of World Christianity." In Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity, edited by Craig Ott, Harold Netland, and Wilbert R. Shenk, 85–126. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic.

Willis, Avery T., and Henry T. Blackaby. 2002. On Mission with God. Nashville: Broadman & Holman.