History of Missions | Theology of Mission

A.T. Pierson’s The Crisis of Missions or The Voice Out of the Cloud

Walter Elwell notes that Arthur T. Pierson [1837-1911] was “[h]ailed as the greatest populizer of missions of his age and one who revolutionised missionary literature…” [Evangelical Dictionary fo World Missions, p.756]. In this volume he summarises the history of missions, outlines the problems facing the missionary enterprise in the 1880s and suggests a solution. My…