Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions

Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions

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Written by 350 experts from 45 countries, the Biographical Dictionary contains more than 2,400 original, signed biographies that portray leading missionary figures from Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, Protestant, Pentecostal, independent, and indigenous churches. Arranged in a convenient A-Z format, the articles provide biographical information for each missionary covered as well as discussion of their writings, public achievements, and contributions to contemporary mission issues.
The worldwide impact of Christianity is a direct result of people who have played key roles in the missionary enterprise. This unique reference work is the first to fully document the global history of Christian missions with biographical articles on the most outstanding missionaries from the past 2,000 years.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Wm. B. Eerdmans Pub., 1999
ISBN: 0802846807 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: R266.00922 BIO
Characteristics: xxvi, 845 p. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Gerald H.


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