18th Century | 19th Century | General Introductions | History of Missions | Theology of Mission

Short Introduction to Christian Missions by Eugene Stock

Eugene Stock, who also wrote the massive 4-volume History of the Church Missionary Society, provides a brief – but nonetheless comprehensive – introduction to Christian missions. My thanks to the Cambridge Centre of Christianity Worldwide for providing a copy of this public domain title for digitisation. Eugene Stock [1836-1928], A Short Handbook of Missions. London:…

History of Missions

Study of World Evangelisation by David Jenks

The title explains sufficiently the scope of his book. It does not attempt to be a history of evangelisation, still less to be a history of modern missions. It is a study of evangelisation in relation to general history, a study in the way in which God speaks through history. From the Preface My thanks…

History of Missions | Ireland

Story of Irish Missions up to 1869

This is an abridged version of the Story of the Irish Church Missions to the Roman Catholics, that is Protestant Church Missions in Ireland, up to 1869. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of this book for digitisation. This title is in the public domain. Alexander Robert Charles Dallas [1791-1869], The Story of…

19th Century | Church's Ministry Among Jewish People

London Society For Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jewish People

The evangelisation of the Jewish people continues to be a controversial area of Christian missions. The London Society For Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews was founded by evangelical Christians in the early nineteenth Century. The Rev. W.T. Gidney’s History covers first hundred years of the operation. Wikipedia notes that: In response to changing attitudes towards…