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…

Conquests of the Cross by Edwin Hodder – 6 Volume set

Edwin Hodder’s 6 volume work intended to provide an overview of the progress of Christian Missions since the 17th Century extends to over 1,700 pages and is profusely illustrated throughout. In particular, the detailed colour maps included in each volume are worth examining closely. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a copy…