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The Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series

Introduction

The Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series is further fruit of the Edinburgh 2010 Conference. 25 volumes (and counting) of missions research has been produced by various conference delegates out of the discussions of Edinburgh 2010. The publications in this series reflect the ethos of the Edinburgh 2010 project, which was global and ecumenical, and arises from its exciting polycentric and collaborative study process. The material published in this series will inevitably reflect a diverse range of views and positions. These will not necessarily represent those of the Series’ Editors or of the former Edinburgh 2010 General Council. In publishing them the Editors and Regnum hope to encourage global conversation between Christians and collaboration in mission. All the series volumes are commended for study and reflection by both churches and academics.

The titles of the Edinburgh Centenary Series are divided into two categories: (1) the three official titles of Edinburgh 2010 project (2007- 2011), and (2) publications of various study groups, including the Edinburgh 2010 main study groups, transversal, regional and different confessional study groups.

A full table of contents is provided below, along with links that allow individuals to download free pdf copies of 23 of the 25 current volumes in the series from the publisher's website. For further information, please visit the official website or its Facebook page or blog.

Vol. 1. David A. Kerr and Kenneth R. Ross, Edinburgh 2010: Mission Then and Now. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2009. ISBN: 978-1-870345-73-6. pp.343.

Synopsis

Mission Then and NowNo one can hope to fully understand the modern Christian missionary movement without engaging substantially with the World Missionary Conference, held at Edinburgh in 1910. This book is the first to systematically examine the eight Commissions which reported to Edinburgh 1910 and gave the conference much of its substance and enduring value.

Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
In Memoriam

Introduction
1. The Edinburgh 1910 World Missionary Conference: Its Eight Commissions in Historical Context
and their Continuing Significance - David A. Kerr & Kenneth R. Ross

Commission One: ‘Carrying the Gospel to all the Non-Christian World’ The Commission in Summary
2. Commission One and the Church’s Transforming Century - Andrew F. Walls
3. Commission One After a Century of Violence: The Search for a Larger Christ - Kosuke Koyama

Commission Two: ‘The Church in the Mission Field’
The Commission in Summary
4. The Church in the Mission Field: A Nigerian/African Response - Teresa Okure
5. From Mission to Church and Beyond: The Metamorphosis of post-Edinburgh Christianity - Kyo-Seong Ahn

Commission Three: ‘Education in Relation to the Christianization of National Life’
The Commission in Summary
6. To Hang A Ladder in the Air: An African Assessment - Ogbu U. Kalu
7. Missionary Education: An Ambiguous Legacy - M.P. Joseph

Commission Four: ‘The Missionary Message in Relation to the Non-Christian Religions'
The Commission in Summary
8. Adventures in Christian-Muslim Encounters since 1910 - Gulnar Francis-Dehqani
9. A World of Religions and a Gospel of Transformation - Vinoth Ramachandra

Commission Five: ‘The Preparation of Missionaries’
The Commission in Summary
10. Changing Images in the Formation for Mission: Commission Five in Light of Current Challenges: A Western Perspective - Anne-Marie Kool

Commission Six: ‘The Home Base of Missions’
The Commission in Summary
11. Mission from Everywhere to Everyone: The Home Base in a New Century - Samuel Escobar

Commission Seven: ‘Missions and Governments’
The Commission in Summary
12. Christian Mission and Political Power: Commission Seven Revisited - Tinyiko Maluleke
13. Commission Seven in Light of a Century of Experience in Cuba - Adolfo Ham

Commission Eight: ‘Cooperation and the Promotion of Unity’
The Commission in Summary
14. Cooperation and the Promotion of Unity: A World Council of Churches Perspective - Samuel Kobia
15. Cooperation and the Promotion of Unity: An Evangelical Perspective - Rosemary Dowsett
16. Cooperation and the Promotion of Unity: An Orthodox Perspective - Viorel Ionita
17. Cooperation and the Promotion of Unity: A Roman Catholic Perspective - John Radano
18. Cooperation and the Promotion of Unity: A Pentecostal Perspective - Cecil M. Robeck Jr.

Conclusion
19. The Commissions After a Century - Kenneth R. Ross & David A. Kerr

Bibliography
Index
Contributors

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Vol. 2. Daryl Balia & Kirsteen Kim, eds., Witnessing to Christ Today. Regnum Books International, 2010. ISBN: 9781870345774. pp.301.

Synopsis

Witnessing to Christ TodayThis volume includes reports of the nine main study groups working on different themes for the celebration of the centenary of the World Missionary Conference, Edinburgh 1910. Their collaborative work brings together perspectives that are as inclusive as possible of contemporary world Christianity and helps readers to grasp what it means in different contexts to be ‘witnessing to Christ today’.

Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction - Daryl Balia & Kirsteen Kim

Theme 1
Foundations for Mission

Theme 2
Christian Mission among other Faiths

Theme 3
Mission and Postmodernities

Theme 4
Mission and Power

Theme 5
Forms of Missionary Engagement

Theme 6
Theological Education and Formation

Theme 7
Christian Communities in Contemporary Contexts

Theme 8
Mission and Unity – Ecclesiology and Mission

Theme 9
Mission Spirituality and Authentic Discipleship

Tranversals
Women and Mission, Bible and Mission

Appendix I
The 2010 Mission Themes

Appendix II
Conveners of the Edinburgh 2010 Study Groups

Index
Bibliography

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Vol. 3. Kirsteen Kim & Andrew Anderson, eds., Mission Today and Tomorrow. Regnum Books International, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-870345-91-0. pp.420.

Synopsis

Mission Today and TomorrowThere are moments in our lives when we come to realise that we are participating in the triune God’s mission. If we believe the church to be as sign and symbol of the reign of God in the world, then we are called to witness to Christ today by sharing in God’s mission of love through the transforming power of the Holy Spirit. We can all participate in God’s transforming and reconciling mission of love to the whole creation.

Contents

Edinburgh 2010 Common Call
Introduction
Words of greeting - Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, Rev. Dr Geoff Tunnicliffe & Cardinal Keith O’Brien
Spiritual life of the conference - Elizabeth Moran, SSC
Homilies - Metropolitan Prof. Dr Nifon of Targoviste / Sister Elizabeth Moran, SSC / The Most Revd & Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu
Worship, Common Prayer and the Opening and Closing Celebrations - Douglas Galbraith
Conference study process - Kirsteen Kim

Plenary 1: Mission in long perspective
Keynote address - Dr Dana L. Robert
Four perspectives: Bishop Brian Farrell / Revd Dr Tinyiko Maluleke / Bishop Geevarghese Mor Coorilos / Rev. Bertil Ekström

Plenary 2: Mission worldwide
Christian spirituality and the diakonic mission of the Yoido Full Gospel Church - Rev. Lee Young-Hoon
Ecumenical charity as Christian witness - Dr Antonios Kireopoulos
A missing mission? The ‘Budding Ecumenism’ Formation Project of the Centro Pro Unione - Dr Prof Teresa Francesca Rossi
Mission to the North: Opportunities and prospects - Dr Fidon Mwombeki

Parallel sessions
Theme 1: Foundations for mission
Theme 2: Christian mission among other faiths
Theme 3: Mission and postmodernities
Theme 4: Mission and power
Theme 5: Forms of missionary engagement
Theme 6: Theological education and formation
Theme 7: Christian communities in contemporary contexts
Theme 8: Mission and unity – ecclesiology and mission
Theme 9: Mission spirituality and authentic discipleship

Selected papers from the parallel sessions
The Atlas of Global Christianity: Its findings - Todd M. Johnson& Kenneth R. Ross
The Mission has a Church: Perspectives of a Roman Catholic theologian - Stephen Bevans
Christian mission among other faiths: 'Giving account of our hope’ - Ulrike Schmidt-Hesse
Towards an Arabic political theology: A contextual approach to co-existence and pluralism - Andrea Z. Stephanous
Postmodernity: A Catholic perspective - Gianni Colzani
Mission and power: A comment from Germany - Michael Biehl
Theological education and formation in mission: An Evangelical response - John M. Hitchen
Christian communities in contemporary contexts: A Latin American perspective - Carlos Ham
Contextual unity for the churches - Matthew Cook
Pentecostal perspective on mission and unity - J.D. Plüss
Youth envisioning ecumenical mission: Shifting ecumenical mission paradigms for witnessing Christ today - Vineeth Koshy
Communities of the Spirit: The missiology of Roland Allen in the twenty-first century - Andrew R.H. Thompson
Welcoming children: Reinstating children in our theological reflections on mission - Wendy Strachan
UBS reborn? Scripture engagement in a glocalised world - Bill Mitchell
Missio Dei or missio Creator Dei? Witnessing to Christ in the face of the current ecological crisis - Kapya John Kaoma
Tokyo 2010: Analysis and reflection on the Global Mission Consultation - David Taylor & Yong Cho

Reports
Listening group report
@Edinburgh2010 - Aaron T. Hollander

Reflections - Mrs Anastasia Vassiliadou / Dr Vinoth Ramachandra / Rev. Dr Stephen B. Bevans, SVD / Dr Ken Christoph Miyamoto / Ms Sarah Newland-Martin

Statements
Statement by Pentecostal participants
Statement by Indigenous participants

Mission in the Twenty-First Century - Kirsteen Kim
Bibliography
Appendix 1: Edinburgh 2010 Project
Appendix 2: Governance
Appendix 3: Project Donors
Appendix 4: Conference Programme
Appendix 5: Plenary Sessions
Plenary 1
Plenary 2
Plenary 3
Biodata of speakers
Appendix 6: Parallel sessions on study themes
Theme 1: Foundations for mission
Theme 2: Christian mission among other faiths
Theme 3: Mission and postmodernities
Theme 4: Mission and power
Theme 5: Forms of missionary engagement
Theme 6: Theological education and formation
Theme 7: Christian communities in contemporary contexts
Theme 8: Mission and unity – ecclesiology and mission
Theme 9: Mission spirituality and authentic discipleship
Appendix 7: Daily Common Prayer Services
Wednesday, 2 June: Songs and welcomes
Friday, 4 June: Gratitude
Saturday, 5 June: Repentance
Biodata of Revd Dr John Bell
Appendix 8: Conference Personnel
Communications
Conference office
Interpreters
SCOT
Spiritual life
Stewards
Study process
Technical team
Appendix 9: Conference Delegates
Appendix 10: Other 2010 Documents
The Cape Town Commitment (Précis)
The Tokyo 2010 Declaration

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Vol. 4. Claudia Währisch-Oblau & Fidon Mwombeki, eds., Mission Continues: Global Impulses for the 21st Century. Oxford: Regnum Books, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-870345-82-8. pp.271.

Synopsis

Mission ContinuesIn May 2009, 35 theologians from Asia, Africa and Europe met in Wuppertal, Germany, for a consultation on mission theology organized by the United Evangelical Mission: Communion of 35 Churches in Three Continents. The aim was to participate in the 100th anniversary of the Edinburgh conference through a study process and reflect on the challenges for mission in the 21st century.

Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements

Introduction - Claudia Währisch-Oblau & Fidon Mwombeki

Part One: Foundations of Mission
Theological Foundations of Mission - Jerry Pillay
Theological Foundation of Mission: An Asian Perspective - Mangisi Simorangkir
A Biblical Perspective on Mission Amidst Unsustainable Livelihoods in Africa - Faustin Mahali
Response by Roberta Rominger
UEM – For the Growth of the Church and the Transformation
of the World: On the Dynamics in Theology and Organization
of an Ecumenical Missionary Communion - Wilhelm Richebächer
The Theology of Blessing in Missionary Preaching - Fidon Mwombeki
Response by Sören Asmus

Part Two: Mission Spirituality
The Holy Spirit and Mission in the Church Today: The Acts of the Apostles Reconsidered - Priscille Djomhoué
Mission Spirituality - Roberta Rominger
Toward a Liturgical Approach to Re-Routing Missions: Resistance Missiology and Liturgics in The Philippine Setting - Ferdinand A. Anno

Part Three: The Charismatic Challenge
The Challenges of Charismatic Movements to the Mainline Historical Churches in Africa - Abednego Keshomshahara
Healing in Relation to Ministry and Evangelism - Kingsley Weerasinghe
Responses by Mangisi Simorangkir & Chediel Sendoro

Part Four: Mission and JPIC
Our Common Mission: To Protect Human Dignity by Promoting Human Rights and the Rule of Law - Jochen Motte
Response by Victor Aguilan
Christ, Creation and Community: Biblical Witness and Praxis - Yak-Hwee Tan
Response by Faustin Mahali
Peacemaking an Essential Element of Church Mission: A United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Perspective - Victor R. Aguilan

Part Five: Mission and Culture
(A) In the European Context
The Church and Religious Seekers in a Pluralistic Society
- The German Case - Sören Asmus
From a Mediaeval and Modern to a Post-Modern Theology - Reiner Knieling
Local Church Development - An Instrument of Change
for Missionary Churches - Jutta Beldermann
"Whoever Can Speak Will Always Find Their Way": Experiences of an African Missionary in Germany - Jean-Gottfried Mutombo
Mission and Church Unity: Migrant Churches in Germany
as a Challenge to the Landeskirchen - Claudia Währisch-Oblau
Response by Abednego Keshomshahara

(B) In Asia
Crossing the Boundaries: Retelling the Story of my Journey into Christianity - Anwar Tjen
Response by Jutta Beldermann

(B) In Africa
Health and Healing: The Maasai Prophet Isaia Orishi Ole Ndokote and his Evangelistic Mission in Kenya and Tanzania - Christel Kiel
Response by Ferdinand Anno
Reconciliation and Avenging Spirits - Reinhard Veller
Responses by Christel Kiel & Victor Aguilan

Part Six: Mission and Other Religions
Straightway Chapel – A Charismatic Theology of Mission
to Muslims in Ghana? - Andreas Heuser
Missionary Outreach in Zanzibar: An All-Night Toil Without a Catch? - Chediel E. Sendoro
Mission in a Multi-Religious Society: The Mission Concept of the Communion of Churches in Indonesia - Erick Johnson Barus

Index
Contributors

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Vol. 5. Brian Woolnough & Wonsuk Ma, eds., Holistic Mission: God’s Plan for God’s People. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-870345-85-9. pp. 268.

Synopsis

Holistic MissionHolistic mission, or integral mission, implies God is concerned with the whole person, the whole community, body, mind and spirit. This book discusses the holistic gospel, its development and implication for the church. It takes a global approach, with 19 writers, all of whom have much experience in, and commitment to, holistic mission. It addresses critically and honestly one of the most exciting, and challenging, issues facing the church today.

Contents

Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgements
Abbreviations

Part A: Introduction
Good News for the Poor - Setting the Scene - Brian Woolnough

Part B: What is Holistic Mission?
What if We Defined the Gospel the Way Jesus Did? - Ronald Sider
Mission as Transformation - Its Journey among Evangelicals
since Lausanne I - Chris Sugden
From Fourfold Mission to Holistic Mission: Towards Edinburgh 2010 - Esther Mombo
The Missionary Journey of the Son of God into the Far Country - Damon So

Part C: Holistic Mission, From 1910 to 2010
Precursors and Tensions in Holistic Mission: An Historical Overview - Al Tizon
The Emerging Church in Africa and Holistic Mission: Challenges and Opportunities - Nicta Lubaale
The Work of God as Holistic Mission: An Asian Perspective - Samuel Jayakumar
Holistic Mission in Latin America - Tito Paredes

Part D: Underlying Issues in Implementing Holistic Mission.
Holistic Mission: New Frontiers - Bryant Myers
Mission as Transformation and the Church - Vinay Samuel
The Local Church, Transforming Community - Tulo Raistrick
Christian NGOs and their Role in Holistic Mission - Glenn Miles & Ian De Villiers
Development as Holistic Mission - Deborah Ajulu
Confronting the Powers: The Church’s Political Commitment - Melba Maggay
The Churches Involvement with National Politics - Martin Allaby
God’s Good News for Women, and Gender Issues - Beulah Herbert
Storm Clouds and Mission: Creation Care and Environmental Crisis - Margot R Hodson

Part E: The Way Ahead With Holistic Mission
Implications for the Church of Tomorrow - Brian Woolnough

Bibliography
Index
Contributors
Conference Delegates

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Vol. 6. T. Engelsviken, E. Lundeby & D. Solheim, eds., The Church Going Glocal: Mission and Globalisation. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-870345-93-4. pp.262.

Synopsis

The Church Going GlocalThe New Testament church is universal and local at the same time. The universal, one and holy apostolic church appears in local manifestations. Missiologically speaking the church can take courage as she faces the increasing impact of globalisation on local communities today. Being universal and concrete, the church is geared for the simultaneous challenges of the glocal and local.

Contents

Foreword
Introduction

A: Main Papers
Edinburgh 2010 in Global Perspective - Knud Jørgensen
Global Strategies and Local Methods of Missionary Work in the Early Church - Jesus, Peter and Paul (Brandtzæg Memorial Lecture) - Eckhard Schnabel
Response: Hans Kvalbein
The Church as Both Local and Global: A Missiological Perspective - Tormod Engelsviken
Response: Egil Grandhagen

Religion and Globalisation: An Anthropological Perspective - Asle Jøssang
Response: Øyvind Dahl
Two Religions with a Global Vision: Violent Conflict or Peaceful Co-Existence? - Chawkat Moucarry
Response: Terje Østebø
Mission to Muslims after Edinburgh 1910: A Century of Lessons for the Missional Church - Jan Opsal
Response: Chawkat Moucarry

B: Case Studies
Global Migration: Mission to Iranians in Scandinavia - Example of a Development Through Immigration - Nasser Fard
Response: Solveig Omland
In the Midst of Umma on the Internet: Religious Profession and Witness in a Globalized Era - F.O Thoresen
Response: Thomas Sundnes Drønen
The Global Youth Culture: Targeting and Involving Youth in Global Mission - Bård Hallesby Norheim
Response: Tor Erling Fagermoen
Can We - and Dare We - Present a Global Truth in a Pluralistic Age? - Stefan Gustavsson
Response: Ingrid Eskilt

C: Future Visions and Summary
Priorities in Global Mission for the Next Decade - Kjetil Aano / Ola Tulluan / Rolf Kjøde
Mission and Globalisation: Some Lessons to be Learned - A Brief Summary - Hans Aage Gravaas

Bibliography
Index
Contributors

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Vol. 7. Lalsangkima Pachuau & Knud Jørgensen, eds., Witnessing to Christ in a Pluralistic Age: Christian Mission among Other Faiths. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-870345-95-8. pp.277.

Synopsis

Witnessing to Christ in a Pluralistic AgeIn a world where plurality of faiths is increasingly becoming a norm of life, insights on the theology of religious plurality are needed to strengthen our understanding of our own faith and the faith of others. It can be claimed that no other issue in Christian mission is more important and more difficult than the theologies of religions.

Contents

Foreword - Kirsteen Kim
Editorial Introduction - Lalsangkima Pachuau & Knud Jørgensen
Christian Mission among Other Faiths - Report on the theme prepared for the Edinburgh 2010 conference

POSITION PAPERS FROM VARIOUS CHURCHES AND TRADITIONS
Protestant Perspectives - Hans Ucko (Sweden, conciliar) / Harold Netland (USA, evangelical)
Roman Catholic Perspectives - Antony Kalliath (India) / Carmelo Dotolo (European)
Orthodox Church’s Perspectives - Petros Vassiliadis (Greece), Nikos Dimitriadis (Greece) & Niki Papageorgiou (Greece)
Pentecostal Perspectives - Julie Ma (Korea)
Adventist Perspectives - Ganoune Diop (Senegal)

THEMATIC PAPERS
Evangelism and Apologetics - Alister McGrath (Reformed)
Theologies of Religion - Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen (Pentecostal)

CASE STUDIES
Mission among Muslims - John Azumah (Ghana) / Charles Amjad-Ali (Pakistan/USA) / David Greenlee (USA)
Mission among Hindus - Pramod Aghamkar (India) / K.P. Aleaz (India) / H.L. Richard (USA)
Mission among Buddhists - Notto Thelle (Norway) / Lai Pan-Chiu (Hong Kong)
Mission and New Religious Movements - Ole Skjerbæk Madsen (Denmark)
Mission and Judaism - Matt Friedmann (USA) / Kai Kjær-Hansen (Denmark)
Mission and Primal Religions - Marcello Vargas (Bolivia) / Jeannie LeBlanc Lowe & Terry LeBlanc (Canada)

Bibliography
Index
List of Contributors

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Vol. 8. Marina Ngurusangzeli Behera, ed., Interfaith Relations after One Hundred Years: Christian Mission among Other Faiths. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-870345-96-5. pp.338.

Synopsis

Interfaith Relations after One Hundred YearsThe essays of this book reflect not only the acceptance and celebration of pluralism within India but also by extension an acceptance as well as a need for unity among Indian Christians. The essays were presented and studied at a preparatory consultation on Study Theme II: Christian Mission Among Other Faiths at the United Theological College, India July 2009.

Contents

Acknowledgements
Foreword - Andrew Wingate
Introduction - Marina Ngursangzeli Behera

SECTION I: INTERFAITH RELATIONS FROM MUSLIM PERSPECTIVES
Issues in Christian Dialogue with Muslims in European Context - Andrew Wingate
Hundred Years of Christian-Muslim Relations: Missions to Interfaith Relations - David Immanuel Singh
Let us understand our Differences: Currents Trends in Christian-Muslim Relations in Sub-Sahara Africa - Martha Th. Frederiks
Historical Overview of Inter-Faith Relations in the Islamic Countries: The Presence of Christian Monks and Monasteries as Signposts of Faith - Steve Cochrane

SECTION II: INTERFAITH RELATIONS FROM HINDU PERSPECTIVES
Christian Dialogues with Hinduism - K.P. Aleaz

SECTION III: INTERFAITH RELATIONS FROM SIKH PERSPECTIVES
Review of 1910 Document from the Perspective of Sikh-Christian Dialogue - James Massey
Dialogue with Sikhism in the Diaspora - John Parry

SECTION IV: INTERFAITH RELATIONS FROM SUBALTERN PERSPECTIVES
Subaltern Movements Before and After the Independence of India and the Impact of the Roman Catholic Mission (from 1910 to 2009) - A. Alangaram
Christianity and the Tribal Religion in Jharkhand (India): Proclamation, Self Definition and Transformation - Jhakmak Niraj Ekka
Christian Mission and Primal Faith: The Need for an Inter-Faith Relation in the Khasi Jaintia Context - Bolinkar Sohkhlet
Rethinking Mission: Looking from Tribal People’s Experience - Wati Longchar
Subaltern Movements: Insights from Interfaith Dialogue - T. Swamiraju

SECTION V: INTERFAITH RELATIONS FROM FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES
Interfaith Relations in Mizoram with Emphasis on Mission from Feminist Perspective - T. Vanlaltlani
Interfaith Relations in the Context of Primal Women in North East India with Emphasis on Christian Mission - R.L. Hnuni

SECTION VI: CHRISTIAN RELATIONSHIP WITH MARXIST/HUMANIST/SECULAR IDEOLOGIES
On the Need to End Capitalism and Build a Society of Sharing - Gabriele Dietrich
Challenges to Christian Mission from the Struggle for Human Rights in the South African Setting - Pieter Verster

SECTION VII: PERSPECTIVES AND ISSUES IN MISSION AND INTERFAITH DIALOGUE
A Christian Ecumenical Exploration of Identity Dynamics - Shanta Premawardhana
Reconceptualizing Religion, Dialogue, Theology and Mission in Pluralistic Society: The Contribution of S.J. Samartha - Gaikwad Rogers
Challenges in Global Christianity: Religions and the Goal of Christian Missions - Jonas Adelin Jorgensen
Perspective and Issues in Mission and Interfaith Relations: Christian Participation in Nation Building in India - D.K. Sahu
Christian Education and its Contextual Placements for Dialogue - P.S. Jacob

Appendix: Statement of the Consultation
List of Contributors

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Vol. 9. Beth Snodderly & A Scott Moreau, eds., Evangelical and Frontier Mission: Perspectives on the Global Progress of the Gospel. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-870345-98-9. pp.312.

Synopsis

Evangelical and Frontier MissionThis important volume demonstrates that 100 years after the World Missionary Conference in Edinburgh, Evangelism has become truly global. Twenty-first-century Evangelism continues to focus on frontier mission, but significantly, and in the spirit of Edinburgh 1910, it also has re-engaged social action.

Contents

Foreword

HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
Evangelical Missions Development, 1910 to 2010, in the North American Setting: Reaction and Emergence - A. Scott Moreau
The Progress of the Frontier Mission Movement: A Thirty-Year Glance from Edinburgh 1980 through Tokyo 2010 - David Taylor

UNREACHED PEOPLES INSIGHTS
History and Impact of the Fuller School of World Mission - Greg Parsons
Personal Reflections on Donald A. McGavran and Ralph D. Winter - Ezra Sargunam & Andrew Swamidoss
Launching a Movement: A History of the Perspectives Course - Yvonne W. Huneycutt
Pentecostal Missions: The Influence of Frontier Mission Missiology - Alan R. Johnson

INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVES
The Influence of Unreached Peoples Thinking on Francophone African Theological Education and Mission - Moussa Bongoyok
History and Growth of the Korean Missions Movement - Timothy K. Park
Deborah Xu: The Story of a Catalytic Leader in the Chinese House Church Movement - Yalin Xin

THE USE OF 'MEANS' TO FULFILL THE GREAT COMMISSION
Relating Church Hierarchies to Mission Agencies: Healing a Breach in the Protestant Church - Robert A. Blincoe
Gathering, Collating and Meshing Information on the Frontiers: Identifying Unreached Peoples - Jim Haney

TOKYO 2010 AND CAPE TOWN 2010 REFLECTIONS
Making Disciples of Every People in Our Generation: The Vision, Purpose and Objectives of Tokyo 2010
The Tokyo 2010 Declaration
Missiology and the Measurement of Engagement: Personal Reflections on Tokyo 2010 - Kevin S. Higgins
Celebration, Consultation and Congress: From Edinburgh 1910 to Tokyo 2010 and Cape Town 2010 -
Enoch Wan
The Third Lausanne Congress: Assessing Cape Town 2010’s Contribution to the Cause of Christ -
Cody Lorance

EVANGELICALS RETURN TO A HOLISTIC GOSPEL AND KINGDOM MISSION
The Biggest Trend in Global Mission - Ralph D. Winter
The Ebb and Flow of Kingdom Theology - C. René Padilla
A War-Torn Creation - Gregory A. Boyd
A New Era of Missions Is upon Us - Robert J. Priest

Index

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Vol. 10. Rolv Olsen, ed., Mission and Postmodernities. Oxford: Renum Books International, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-870345-97-2. pp.279.

Synopsis

Mission and PostmodernitiesThis volume takes on meaning because its authors honestly struggle with and debate how we should relate to postmodernities. Should our response be accommodation, relativizing or counter-culture? How do we strike a balance between listening and understanding, and at the same time exploring how postmodernities influence the interpretation and application of the Bible as the normative story of God’s mission in the world?

Contents

Foreword
Preface

INTRODUCTORY DIALOGUE
Multifaceted Christianity and the Postmodern Condition: Reflections on its Challenges to Churches in the Northern Hemisphere - Jan-Olav Henriksen
The Post-Modern Condition and the Churches’ (Co-)mission - J. Andrew Kirk

WITNESS TO A POST-CHRISTENDOM ERA
Plural Mission and Missionary Plural in a Post-Socialist Context: Using the Example of a Post-“Volkskirche”, East German Region - Michael Herbst
Searching for the Soul(s) of Europe: Missiological Models in the Ecumenical Debate on Mission in Postmodern Europe - Friedemann Walldorf
The Church in the Post-Christian Society Between Modernity and Late Modernity: L. Newbigin’s Post-Critical Missional Ecclesiology - Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen
A Witness from Workers in a Particularly Difficult Situation of Challenge - Youth and Social Communication: How Is the Gospel Preached and Spread, the Liturgy Celebrated, the Creed Confessed Today? - Marco Fibbi

MISSION IN A POSTMODERN WORLD
The Gospel of Hope in a Postmodern Setting - David Kettle
Mission to Primal Religious Groups in a Postmodern Context - John Hitchen
Multi-Identity of Chinese Christianity in Postmodern China: A Missiological Reflection of Premodernity, Modernity towards Postmodernity - Jieren Li
Bitter and Sweet Tears: Exploring the Spirituality of the Eastern Church Fathers in the Light of Post-modern "Enthusiastic Christianity" in Russia - Olga Zaprometova
Interrogating Missio Dei: From the Mission of God towards appreciating our Mission to God in India Today - J. Jayakiran Sebastian

RESPONSES FROM THE EDINBURGH 2010 CONFERENCE
Presentation from the Perspective of Peace and Reconciliation - Sebastian C.H. Kim
Postmodernities, Mission and Ecology - Ernst M. Conradie
Mission and Postmodernities - Claudia Währisch-Oblau
Presentation of Postmodernity - Gianni Colzani
North American Pentecostal Reflections on Postmodernity - Harold D. Hunter
Responses and Reflections

Bibliography
List of Contributors

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Vol. 11. Beate Fagerli, Knud Jørgensen, Rolv Olsen, Kari Storstein Haug & Knut Tveitereid, eds., A Learning Missional Church: Reflections from Young Missiologists. Oxford: Regnum International Books, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-908355-01-0. pp.218.

Synopsis

A Learning Missional ChurchCross-cultural mission has always been a primary learning experience for the church.Translating the Gospel into new languages and cultures is a human and divine means of making us learn new ‘incarnations’ of the Good News.

Contents

Foreword - Olav Fykse Tveit
Introduction - Knud Jørgensen

MISSIONAL CHURCH
Missional Church – Problem or Possibility for Global Mission? Thoughts from a Norwegian perspective - Ragnhild Kristensen
Theological Education for a Missional Church – A Perspective From a Theological Training Institution in Brazil - Mona Dysjeland
Building up the Missional Fellowship of Love: A Review of T.C. Chao’s Mission Theology. The Evangelical Tradition - Wen Ge
Learnings from the Missional Church in India - John Amalraj

ENCOUNTER BETWEEN RELIGIONS
Biblical and Quranic reflections on ‘obedience’ - Steinar Sødal
The Oslo Coalition for Freedom of Religion or Belief: Ground Rules for Missionary Activities - Ingunn Folkestad Breistein

MIGRANT PERSPECTIVES
Christian Communities in Contemporary Contexts: A Cross-cultural Church and Mission Experience - Adèle Djomo Ngomedje
God’s Transforming Mission and Norwegian Churches and Mission Organizations: Some Observations from a Migrant Perspective - Desta Lemma

MISSIONAL CHALLENGES
The Church in Mission: Contextual Bible Study and Liberation - Marit Breen
Mission and Three South African Metropolitan Megachurches: Middle-Class Masses in search of Mammon? - Genevieve Lerina James
Challenges Facing the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY): A Growing Charismatic Church in the Global South - Dawit Olika Terfassa

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List of Contributors

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Vol. 12. Cathy Ross, ed., Life-Widening Mission: Global Anglican Perspectives. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-908355-00-3. pp.163.

Synopsis

Life-Widening MissionIt is clear from the essays collected here that the experience of the 2010 Conference was both affirming and frustrating - affirming because of its recognition of how the centre of gravity has moved in global Christianity; frustrating because of the relative slowness of so many global Christian bodies to catch up with this. These reflections provide plenty of food for thought.

Contents

Foreword - The Archbishop of Canterbury
Preface - Cathy Ross

INTRODUCTION
The Story of this Book - Janice Price

THE FIVE MARKS OF MISSION
The First Mark of Mission: To Proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom of God - Kwok Keung Chan
The Second Mark of Mission: To Teach, Baptise and Nurture New Believers - Andrew Thompson
The Third Mark of Mission: To Respond to Human Need by Loving Service - Vicentia Kgabe
The Fourth Mark of Mission: To Seek to Transform Unjust Structures of Society - Irene Ayallo
The Fifth Mark of Mission: To Strive to Safeguard the Integrity of Creation and Sustain and Renew the Life of the Earth - Kapya John Kaoma

OTHER THEMES
Gender: Representation and Presence at Edinburgh 2010 - Caitlin Beck
A Visual Gospel: Imagery as Mission - Luiz Coelho

CONCLUSION
Receiving a New Day of Mission - Mark McDonald

Appendix: The Five Marks of Mission and the Anglican Communion - John Kafwanka

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Vol. 13. Emma Wild-Wood & Peniel Rajkumar, eds., Foundations for Mission. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-908355-12-6. pp. 309.

Synopsis

Foundations for MissionThis volume provides an important resource for those wishing to gain an overview of significant issues in contemporary missiology whilst understanding how they are applied in particular contexts.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
Exploring Foundations for Mission - Emma Wild-Wood & Peniel Rajkumar

PART ONE: EXPLORING EXPERIENCE AS A FOUNDATION FOR MISSION
The Restless Result Between ‘Is’ and ‘Ought’ - Janice Price & Anne Richards
When Margins Inform and Re-form Mission - Deenabandhu Manchala, Peniel Rajkumar & Dayam Joseph Prabhakar
The Importance of Historical Inquiry in Mission - Beverly Eileen Mitchell
Mission as Testifying to the Experience of Meeting with God - Zlatina Karavaltcheva

PART TWO: EXPLORING THE BIBLE AS A FOUNDATION FOR MISSION
Towards a Missiology Inspired by the Book of Proverbs - Jacques Matthey
Biblical Foundations for Liberative Mission from Latin America - Néstor Míguez
The Bible in and through Mission and Mission in the Bible in Postcolonial Africa - R. Simangaliso Kumalo
The Biblical Foundation for Mission from a Middle Eastern Experience - Mary Mikhael

PART THREE: EXPLORING THEOLOGY AS A FOUNDATION FOR MISSION
Christology and Trinity in Mission - Damon W.K. So
The Spirit in Mission - Christina Manohar
A Theology of Mission from an Orthodox Perspective - Petros Vassiliadis
Creation and Kingdom-Centered Theology for Missio Inter-Gentes - Edmund Kee-Fook Chia

PART FOUR: THE BIBLE, THEOLOGY AND EXPERIENCE TOGETHER
Roman Catholic Perspectives on Foundations for Mission - Robert Schreiter
A Missiology of Listening for a Folk Church in a Postmodern Context - Mogens Mogensen
Foundations for Mission in a Movement of World Evangelization - Harold Segura & Valdir Steuernagel
The Theological Motivations for Pentecostal Mission - Wonsuk Ma

CONCLUSION
Setting Sail for the Future - Emma Wild-Wood & Peniel Rajkumar

APPENDICES
Appendix 1: ‘Theme 1: Foundations for Mission’ in Daryl Balia and Kirsteen Kim (eds), Edinburgh 2010: Witnessing Today (Oxford: Regnum, 2010)
Appendix 2: ‘Theme 1: Foundations for Mission,’ in Kirsteen Kim and Andrew Anderson (eds),
Edinburgh 2010: Mission Today and Tomorrow (Oxford: Regnum, 2011)

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Vol. 14. Wonsuk Ma & Kenneth R. Ross, eds., Mission Spirituality and Authentic Discipleship. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-908355-24-9. pp.248.

Synopsis

Mission Spirituality and Authentic DiscipleshipThis book argues for the primacy of spirituality in the practice of mission. Since God is the primary agent of mission and God works through the power of the Holy Spirit, it is through openness to the Spirit that mission finds its true character and has its authentic impact.

Content

Foreword - Lalsangkima Pachuau
Introduction: The Spiritual Dimension of Mission - Wonsuk Ma & Kenneth R. Ross
‘The Promise is for You and Your Children’: Pentecostal Spirituality, Mission and Discipleship in Africa - J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu
Doing Mission at the Margins of Society: Harnessing the Resources of Local Visions - Nicta Lubaale
Spirituality and Historic Mission Christianity in Africa: Ghanaization in Roman Catholicism - Michael Perry Kweku Okyerefo
African Spirituality, Socio-Political Experience and Mission - Matthews A. Ojo
Mission Spirituality and Authentic Discipleship: An African Reflection - Serah Wambua
A Mission To and From the Youth - Rosauro Lopez Sandoval
The Dream of Unity in Bolivia - Moses Morales
The Kenosis of Christ and His Redefinition of Nationalism as a Way Towards Reconciliation in Israel/Palestine - Andrew. F. Bush
Mission in an Orthodox Christian Context: Witnessing to Christ as Pastoral Responsibility - Valentin Kozhuharov
Mission According to the Catholic Church in Asia: A New Way of Being Church - Clemens Mendonca
Sunder Singh and NV Tilak: Lessons for Missiology from Twentieth Century India - David Emmanuel Singh
Mission in the Context of Filipino Folk Spirituality: Bahala Na as a Case in Point - Tereso C. Casiño The Back to Jerusalem Movement: Mission Movement of the Christian Community in Mainland China - Kim-kwong Chan
The Holy Spirit and Mission Spirituality: The Case of Yoido Full Gospel Church - Younghoon Lee
Spirituality and Christian Mission: The Journey of Youngnak Presbyterian Church, Seoul, Korea - Chul-shin Lee
Grace Korean Church, California, USA: Mission from the Margins with Little Notice (Of Course!) - Wonsuk Ma
Conclusion: Spirituality as the Beating Heart of Mission - Kenneth R. Ross & Wonsuk Ma

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Vol. 15. Stephen Bevans, ed., A Century of Catholic Mission. Regnum, 2013, Hbk. ISBN: 1-9083.5514-0. pp.308.

Synopsis

A Century of Catholic MissionA Century of Catholic Mission surveys the complex and rich history and theology of Roman Catholic Mission in the one hundred years since the 1910 Edinburgh World Mission Conference. Essays written by an international team of Catholic mission scholars focus on Catholic Mission in every region of the world, summarize church teaching on mission before and after the watershed event of the Second Vatican Council, and reflect on a wide variety of theological issues.

Content

Introduction - Stephen B. Bevans, SVD

PART ONE: HISTORICAL STUDIES
Catholic Mission in Africa 1910-2010 - Francis Anekwe Oborji
Catholic Mission in Asia 1910-2010 - Joseph Putenpurakal, SDB
Catholic Mission in Europe 1910-2010 - Martin Üffing, SVD
Catholic Mission in Latin America and the Caribbean 1910-2010 - Paulo Suess
Catholic Mission in North America 1910-2010 - Angelyn Dries, OSF
Catholic Mission in Oceania and the Pacific 1910-2010 - Lawrence Nemer, SVD
Catholic Missionary Movements of the Twentieth Century - Mary Motte, FMM
Catholic Women in Mission 1910-2010 - Susan Smith, RNDM

PART TWO: CATHOLIC TEACHING ON MISSION
Papal Mission Wisdom: Five Mission Encyclicals 1919-1959 - James Kroeger, MM
Mission at the Second Vatican Council: 1962 -1965 - Stephen B. Bevans, SVD
Catholic Teaching on Mission after Vatican II: 1975-2007 - Roger P. Schroeder, SVD

PART THREE: ROMAN CATHOLIC MISSIOLOGY
The Bible in Catholic Mission 1910-2010 - James Chukwuma Okoye, CPPs
Catholic Missiology 1910-2010: Origins and Perspectives - Francis Anekwe Oborji
Catholic Theology of Mission - William P. Gregory
A Century of Hope and Transformation: Mission and Unity in Catholic Perspective - Jeffrey Gros, FSC

PART FOUR: ELEMENTS OF CATHOLIC MISSION
Mission as Witness and Proclamation - Jonathan Y. Tan
Contemplation and Service: Central Dynamism of Chistian Mission - Maria Clara Luchetti Bingemer
The Constitutive Nature of Justice, Peace, and Liberation for Mission - Paulo Suess
Ecology at the Heart of Mission: Reflections on Recent Catholic Teaching - Denis Edwards
Mission as Inter-religious Dialogue - Edmund Chia
Mission and Inculturation - José M. de Mesa
Reconciliation as a Model of Mission - Robert J. Schreiter, CPPS
Mission and Catholic Education - Jim & Therese D’Orsa
Mission and Migration - Gioacchino Campese, CS

PART FIVE: CATHOLIC MISSION SPIRITUALITY
A Spirituality of Mission - Madge Karecki, OFM-TOR
Mission as Accompaniment - Claude Marie Barbour & Eleanor Doidge, LoB

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Vol. 16. Robert Schreiter & Knud Jørgensen, eds., Mission as Ministry of Reconciliation. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-908355-26-3. pp.360.

Synopsis

Mission as Ministry of ReconciliationThere is hope - even if it is "Hope in a Fragile World", as the concluding chapter of Mission as Ministry of Reconciliation puts it. At the very heart of the gospel of Jesus Christ is a message of hope and reconciliation. Nothing could be more relevant and more necessary in a broken world than this Christian message of hope and reconciliation.

Content

INTRODUCTION
Foreword - Olav Fykse Tveit
Editorial Introduction: Reconciliation as a New Paradigm of Mission

PART I: PERSPECTIVES ON MISSION AS MINISTRY OF RECONCILIATION
The Emergence of Reconciliation as a Paradigm of Mission: Dimensions, Levels and Characteristics - Robert Schreiter
Ecumenism as Reconciliation - Kyrika Atzvi
Athens 2005: Reconciliation and Healing as an Imperative for Mission - Jacques Matthey
Cape Town 2010: Reconciliation and Discipleship - Chris Rice
Apostolic Exhortation on Reconciliation Africae Munus - Emmanuel Katongole
Reconciliation with God - Its Meaning and its Significance for Mission - Tormod Engelsviken
The Meaning of God’s ‘Hesed’ (Loving Kindness/Mercy) within Mission as Reconciliation - Cephas Tushima
Reconciliation as Reconstruction of a Wounded and Unjust Society - Rose Dowsett
Diakonia in Context: Transformation, Reconciliation and Empowerment - Kjell Nordstokke
Liberation Theology and Reconciliation: A Bridge too Far? - Reginald Nel
Mothering Ways and Reconciliation - Monica Jyotsna Melanchthon
The Ministry of Reconciliation from an Interfaith Perspective - Sebastian Kim

PART II: EXPERIENCES OF RECONCILIATION LOCALLY AND GLOBALLY
The Experience of Reconciliation in the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus - Berhanu Ofga
Mediation between Ethnic Groups: The Rwanda and Burundi Experience - Emmanuel Kopwe
Trust, Faith and Peace. A Story about Reconciliation in Mali - Kaare Lode
An International Perspective: Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation - Kjell Magne Bondevik
The Liberian Story: The Way Toward National Healing and Reconciliation - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Interfaith Dialogue and Action for Peace and Reconciliation: Two Cases from Africa - Stein Villumstad
The Journey from War to Peace in Bosnia: A Contextual Reflection of an Active Participant - Peter Kuzmic
The Drama of Reconciliation in the Post-Communist - Hungarian Lutheran Church - Tibor Fabiny
Georgian Case of Reconciliation and Diakonia - Malkhaz Songulashvili
Reconciliation in Egypt: The Absent Ministry - Tharwat Wahba
Reconciliation Between Messianic Jews and Christian Palestinians - Bodil F. Skjøtt
Spirituality and Reconciliation: Christian Spirituality as an Expression of a God that Has Emptied Himself - Harold Segura
The Community of Sant’Egidio: A Lay Movement for Peace and Reconciliation - Claudio Mario Betti & Laurie Johnston
Tensions and Reconciliation between the Autonomous Christian Community and the China Christian
Council/Three-Self Patriotic Movement - Kim-kwong Chan
From Reconciliation to Adoption: A Talanoa from Oceania - Jione Havea
Tribal Conflicts in India: The Case of the Forum for Naga Reconciliation - Kethoser (Aniu) Kevichusa
Conspiracy, Trust and Healthy Scepticism: The Reconciling Church in Hong Kong Politics - Lap Yan Kung

CONCLUSION
Hope in a Fragile World: The Reconciling Mission of the Church - Knud Jørgensen

Bibliography
List of Contributors
Index

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Vol. 17. Petros Vassiliadis, ed., Orthodox Perspectives on Mission. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-908355-25-6. pp.262.

Synopsis

Orthodox Perspectives on Mission"...a significant collection of essays highlighting the distinctive and creative contributions of Orthodox Christians to both missiology and ecumenical witness. This collection is a valuable resource for those concerned with the relationship between mission and ecumenism as well as the broader engagement of the Orthodox Christianity and the Christian West." Thomas FitzGerald, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

Content

Foreword - Konrad Raiser

INTRODUCTION
Introductory Remarks - Petros Vassiliadis

PART ONE: THE ORTHODOX HERITAGE
Orthodox Mission: Past, Present, Future - Archbishop Anastasios (Yannoulatos)
The Church: Her Nature and Task - Georges Florovsky
The Liturgy after the Liturgy - Ion Bria
The Eucharist as Missionary Event in a Suffering World - Emmanuel Clapsis
The Missionary Implications of St. Paul’s Eucharistic Inclusiveness - Petros Vassiliadis
The Witness and the Service of Eastern Orthodoxy to the One Undivided Church - Nikos Nissiotis
The Self-Understanding of the Orthodox and Their Participation in the Ecumenical Movement - John Zizioulas
Unity of the Church - Unity of Mankind - John Meyendorff
Mission for Unity or Unity for Mission? An Ecclesiological / Ecumenical Perspective - KM George
Christianity in a Pluralist World: The Economy of the Holy Spirit - Georges Khodr
The Wonder of Creation and Ecology - Patriarch Bartholomew
An Ecumenical Ethic for a Responsible Society in a Sustainable Creation - Catholicos Aram
Tradition as Impulse for Renewal and Witness: Introducing Orthodox Missiology in the IRM - Athanasios N Papathanasiou

PART TWO: ORTHODOX CONTRIBUTIONS AT EDINBURGH 2010
Mission as Liturgy before Liturgy and as Contestation - Geevarghese Mor Coorilos
A Biblical Message for Today - Nifon Mihaița
Ecumenical Charity as Christian Witness - Antonios Kireopoulos
An Orthodox Reflection on the Centenary of the Edinburgh 1910 World Mission Conference - Anastasia Vassiliadou
Theological Foundations of Mission: An Orthodox Perspective - Petros Vassiliadis
Mission among Other Faiths: An Orthodox Perspective - KM George, Petros Vassiliadis, Niki Papageorgiou & Nikos Dimitriadis
Two Orthodox Comments on the Study Process on Mission and Power - Anastasios Elekiah Kihali
Theological Education in the Orthodox World - Petros Vassiliadis, Pantelis Kalaitzidis & Eleni Kasselouri-Hatzivassiliadi
Youth Envisioning Ecumenical Mission: Shifting Ecumenical Mission Paradigms for Witnessing Christ Today - Vineeth Koshy
Incarnation as a Mode of Orthodox Mission: Intercultural Orthodox Mission - Imposing Culture and Inculturation - Kosmas (John) Ngige Njoroge

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Vol. 18. Pauline Hoggarth, Fergus MacDonald, Bill Mitchell & Knud Jørgensen, eds., Bible in Mission. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-908355-42-3. pp.317.

Synopsis

Bible in Mission"The Bible is alive – it has hands and grabs hold of me, it has feet and runs after me". To the authors of Bible in
Mission, the Bible is the book of life, and mission is life in the Word. This core reality cuts across the diversity of
contexts and hermeneutical strategies represented in these essays. The authors are committed to the boundary-crossings that characterize contemporary mission – and each sees the Bible as foundational to the missio Dei, to God’s work in the world.

Content

Foreword - Dana Robert

INTRODUCTION
Editorial Introduction: The Bible in Mission
The Bible in Mission -and the Surprising Ways of God - Ole Christian Kvarme
The Bible as Text for Mission - Tim Carriker

SECTION 1: THE BIBLE IN MISSION IN THE WORLD AND IN THE CHURCH
The World
The Bible in Mission: The Modern/Postmodern Western Context - Richard Bauckham
The Bible in Mission in the Islamic Context - Kenneth Thomas
The Bible in Christian Mission among the Hindus - Lalsangkima Pachuau
Children, Mission and the Bible: A Global Perspective - Wendy Strachan

The Church
The Bible in Mission: Evangelical/Pentecostal View - Antonia Leonora van der Meer
Bible Hermeneutics in Mission - A Western Protestant Perspective - Michael Kisskalt
Orthodox Perspectives on Bible and Mission - Simon Crisp
‘Ignorantia Scripturae ignorantia Christi est’ - Thomas P. Osborne

SECTION 2: CASE STUDIES
Africa
Baka Bible Translation and Oral Biblical Narrative Performance - Dan Fitzgerald
The UBS HIV Good Samaritan Program - David Hammond & Immanuel Kofi Agamah
The Bible and the Poor - Gerald West
The Bible and Care of Creation - Allison Howell
Asia - Pacific
‘Text of Life’ and ‘Text for Life’: The Bible as the Living and Life-Giving Word of God for the Dalits - Peniel J. Rufus Rajkumar
Bible Missions in China - Pamela Wan-Yen Choo
The Impact and Role of the Bible in Big Flowery Miao Community - Suee Yan Yu
Bible Engagement among Australian Young People - Philip Hughes
Latin America
The Bible and Children in Mission - Edesio Sánchez Cetina
Bible Translation, the Quechua People and Protestant Church Growth in the Andes - Bill Mitchell
The Bible in Mission: Women Facing the Word - Elsa Támez
West
Biblical Advocacy - Advocating for the Bible in an Alien Culture - David Spriggs & Sue Coyne
Scripture Engagement and Living Life as a Message - Steve Bird
Reading the Bible with Today’s Jephthahs: Scripture and Mission at Tierra Nueva - Bob Ekblad
Lessons Learned from the REVEAL Spiritual Life Survey - Nancy Scammacca Lewis
Glazed Eyes and Disbelief - Adrian Blenkinsop & Naomi Swindon
Information Management and Delivery of the Bible - Paul Soukup

CONCLUSION
The Bible as the Core of Mission: ‘…for the Bible tells me so’ - Knud Jørgensen

Appendix: The Edinburgh 2010 Common Call
Bibliography
Index
List of Contributors

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Vol. 19. Joseph Prabhakar Dayam, Peniel Jesudason, Rufus Rajkumar & I.P. Asheervadham, eds., Mission at and From the Margins: Patterns, Protagonists and Perspectives. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-908355-13-3. pp.283.

Synopsis

Mission at and From the Margins: Patterns, Protagonists and PerspectivesThis volume explores the dialectics between 'Mission and Power', one of the nine study themes of Edinburgh 2010, from the perspectives of churches and communities on the margins in a particular context, namely the Dalit churches in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Content

Foreword - Deenabandhu Manchala
Acknowledgements
Preface

INTRODUCTION
Mission At and From the Margins: Patterns, Protagonists and Perspectives: A Critical and Constructive Contribution to the Edinburgh 2010 Conference - Joseph Prabhakar Dayam & Peniel Jesudason Rufus Rajkumar
Harmony, Polyphony, Cacophony: Voices of Dissent and Unfamiliar Vocabulary - S. John Boopala

THE PATTERNS OF MISSION
Malas and Madigas: Their Life and Livelihood (c.1860-1932) - Geoffrey A. Oddie
The Nature and Pattern of Christian Church as a Reflection of Christian Missions in Andhra Pradesh (1884-1960): A Critique - Pramod Rao
The Phenomenon of Bible Mission: Exploring the Features of a Local - Church on the Margins - James Ponniah
A Critical Study of the Bakht Singh Movement and the Challenges it Poses to an Ecumenical Understanding of Mission - M. Santha Kumari
Caste Identity and Combating Marginality: A Village Lutheran Church in Coastal Andhra - Ashok Kumar M.
Camoflaged Dalithood: Telangana Experience and the Churches’ Mission to Strive to Sustain, Renew and Safeguard the Integrity of Creation - Praveen P.S. Perumalla

THE PROTAGONISTS OF THE MISSION (HI)STORY
The Dalit Search for Christianity in the Pre-Independent Era in Andhra Pradesh: A Study of the American Baptists and American Mennonite Brethren Missions from the Dalit Perspective - I.P. Asheervadam
Blurring the Boundaries: Telugu Bible Women, Itinerancy and Social Mobility - James Elisha Taneti
Revisiting the Missional Engagement at Parkal: A Recovery of the Role of the Dalit Christian Community - Bethel Krupa Victor
Stories of Women in South Andhra Lutheran Church: Feminist Theological Reflections - N.G. Prasun

BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVES ON MISSION
Why Make it a Big Deal! Seeing the Widow Beyond Her Two Coins (Mark 12:41-44): A Dalit Feminist Perspective - Surekha Nelavala
Dalit Interpretation of the Wisdom Literature with Special Reference to the Underprivileged Groups in the Hebrew Society: A Mission Perspective - K. Jesurathnam
Decoding the Politics of Lukan Discipleship: Discipleship, Discrimination and Dalit Christians in India - Rebecca Sangeetha Daniel

PERSPECTIVES ON/FOR MISSION
Mission At and From the Margins: The Dalit Church’s Response to the Ecological Crisis - Motupalli Chaitanya
Mission as ‘Opening the Roofs’ in the Context of Globalisation and Marginalisation - Raj Bharath Patt
Positive People: Seeking Strength from Stigma - Devahi Selina
Hunting Using Hoax: Dalits, Caste and the Conversion Debate in India - Peniel Jesudason Rufus Rajkumar
Postscript - Joseph Prabhakar Dayam

Bibliography
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Vol. 20. Wonsuk Ma, Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu & Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, eds., Pentecostal Mission and Global Christianity. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-908355-43-0. pp.396.

Synopsis

Pentecostal Mission and Global Christianity"Pentecostal Mission and Global Christianity, in my view, is the most comprehensive treatment of a multidimensional and complex global Christian movement. This is a must read for anyone, scholar and lay Christian alike, who wishes to understand the wondrous phenomenon of contemporary
Christianity." Tetsunao Yamamori, University of Southern California.

Content

Contents
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Pentecostalism and World Mission - Editors
The Emergence of a Multidimensional Global Missionary Movement: A Historical Review - Allan Heaton Anderson
The Pentecostal Understanding of Mission - Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen
‘You Shall Receive Power’: Empowerment in Pentecostal/Charismatic Christianity - J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu
‘Everything Is Permissible, but Not Everything Is Beneficial’ (1 Cor. 10:23): Pneumatological Christology of the Parousian Church of Christ and (Ab)uses of Spiritual Power in Nigerian Pentecostalism - Innocent Ogueri Aguwuom
Pentecostal Evangelism, Church Planting, and Church Growth - Julie C. Ma
Church Growth: Reflections on Yoido Full Gospel Church - Younghoon Lee
‘Silver and Gold Have I None’: Healing and Restoration in Pentecostalism - Elizabeth Salazar Sanzana
Principalities and Powers - Opoku Onyinah
Ministry of Mercy and Justice - Johan Mostert
Christian Unity and Pentecostal Mission: A Contradiction? - Cecil M. Robeck, Jr.
Global Christianity and Ecumenism in Asian Pentecostalism - Connie Au
The Sevenfold Spirit: A Pentecostal Approach to Christian Theology of Religions - Tony Richie
Pentecostal Interaction with Religions: A Nepali Reflection - Bal Krishna Sharma
Word, Work, and Wonder as Holistic Ministry - Douglas Petersen
Blessing in Pentecostal Theology and Mission - Wonsuk Ma
Church and Society: A Pentecostal Perspective from the Southern Hemisphere - Japie La Poorta
Pentecostals, Society and Christian Mission in Latin America - Miguel Alvarez
Could Anthropology Contribute to the Future of Swedish Pentecostalism? - Jan-Åke Alvarsson
Pentecostal Theological Education and Ministerial Formation - Teresa Chai
Ecology and the Future of Pentecostalism: Problems, Possibilities and Proposals - Jonathan W. Ric
Conclusion

Editors
Selected Bibliography
Contributors

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Vol. 21. A. Adogame, J. McLean & A. Jeremiah, eds., Engaging the World: Christian Communities in Contemporary Global Societies. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-908355-21-8. pp.235.

Synopsis

Engaging the World: Christian Communities in Contemporary Global SocietiesThis volume deals with the lived experiences and expressions of Christians in diverse communities across the globe. Christian communities do not live in a vacuum but in complex, diverse social-cultural contexts; within wider communities of different faith and social realities. Power, identity and community are key issues in considering Christian communities.

Content

INTRODUCTION
Introduction - Afe Adogame, Janice A. McLean & Anderson H.M. Jeremiah

PART ONE: CHURCH AND SOCIETY
Poverty Alleviation: Issues and Challenges to the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria - Elijah Obinna
An Ecclesiological Reflection in the Context of Powerlessness and Vulnerability - Danilo-Azuela Borlado & Wan Chai
Pentecostal Social Engagement: Excerpts from Around the World - Harold D. Hunter

PART TWO: CHRISTIANITY AND SOCIO-POLITICAL ACTION
Religion and Reconciliation Processes in the African Diaspora - Frieder Ludwig
Churches and Condoms: How Christian Faith-Based Organizations are Preventing HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries - Matthew Clarke & Juliette Lumbers

PART THREE: CHRISTIANITY AND CULTURE
Who are Kakure Kirishitan? Issues of Communal Identity within Hidden Christians of Japan - Kirk Sandvig
Fragments and the Whole: An Insight into the Deliberations of Missionary Organizations in South India and Their Impact - Anderson H.M. Jeremiah
Tomorrow in Trauma: Children in a Bleeding World - Daniel Ndukwe

PART FOUR: MISSION, MIGRATION, DIASPORA AND ETHNICITY
Filipino Diaspora Kingdom Workers: A Case Study of Diaspora Missiology in Action - I
The Transculturalization and the Transnationalization of the Government of 12: From Seoul to Bogota to Charlotte, North Carolina - Philip Wingeier-Rayo
Learning from Missionaries: Lessons for Secular Development Practitioners - Matthew Clarke & John Donnelly

PART FIVE: CONFERENCE REPORTS
Urban Mission Development Project, UK: Report to E2010 Commission VII from UK Urban Mission July 2009 - Erica Dunmow
East African Consultation - Philomena Mwaura
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Vol. 22. Margunn Serigstad Dahle, Lars Dahle & Knud Jørgensen, eds., The Lausanne Movement: A Range of Perspectives. Regnum, 2014. Hbk. ISBN: 1-908.3552-2. pp.497.

Synopsis

The Lausanne Movement: A Range of PerspectivesThe Lausanne Movement has since 1974 functioned as a platform and forum for Evangelical leaders from various geographical and confessional strands. This volume brings together voices about The Lausanne Movement and the Cape Town Congress in 2010. It gives a broad perspective on the development of and reflection on mission and evangelism among Evangelicals.

Content

Foreword - Michael Oh
Abbreviations
Introductory Chapter: Evangelical Perspectives on Mission – from Lausanne to Cape Town

SECTION 1: INTRODUCING THE LAUSANNE MOVEMENT

The Lausanne Story: A Personal Prelude - Knud Jørgensen
The Lausanne Story: A Personal Prelude -
Robyn Claydon
The Role of the Lausanne Movement in Modern Christian Mission - Tormod Engelsviken
Lausanne and Global Evangelicalism - Theological Distinctives and Missiological Impact - Timothy Tennent
John Stott and the Lausanne Movement: A Formative Influence - Julia Cameron
Continuing the Vision from Lausanne 1974: A Personal Perspective - Ramez Atallah
To Tell the Whole World: Three Global Lausanne Congresses Seen from the Press Center - Kåre Melhus
Communicating Lausanne - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Julia Cameron & Lars Dahle
Resourcing the Global Church: A Guide to Key Lausanne Resources 1974-2013 - Margunn Serigstad Dahle & Lars Dahle

SECTION 2: INTRODUCING MAJOR LAUSANNE CONCERNS

The Holy Spirit and the Gospel - David Wells
Deliver Us From Evil Consultation: 16-22 August, 2000 (Nairobi, Kenya) - Scott Moreau
Faith and Truth in a Pluralistic, Globalized World - Stefan Gustavsson
Gospel and Cultures in the Lausanne Movement - Tite Tienou
Evangelism and Social Responsibility: The Making of a Transformational Vision - Al Tizon
Jewish Evangelism - Susan Perlman
A Case Study: The Influence of the Lausanne Movement on Korean Younger Christian Leaders - Chulho Han
Strategy in Mission – Twenty-First Century Style - Roy Peterson & Gilles Gravelle
Calling the Church of Christ Back to Humility, Integrity and Simplicity - Chris Wright
Poverty, Prosperity and the Gospel - Daniel Bourdanné
The Church and the Message of Reconciliation - Antoine Rutayisire
History of the Partnershi of Men and Women in the Lausanne Movement - Jane L. Crane

SECTION 3: REVIEWING THE CAPE TOWN CONGRESS: "… IN EVERY NATION, IN EVERY SPHERE OF SOCIETY, AND IN THE REALM OF IDEAS"

Mission in 3D: A Key Lausanne III Theme - Lars Dahle
The Cape Town Congress as Process and Event - Blair Carlson
Closing Address: We Have a Gospel to Proclaim - Lindsay Brown
A Latin-American Evangelical Perspective on the Cape Town Congress - Valdir Steuernagel
Moving What, to Where and Why? Reflections on the Lausanne Movement from an Asian Perspective - Paul Joshua Bhakiaraj
A Middle-Eastern Evangelical Perspective on the Cape Town Congress: From Minority Mentality to Active Participation - Andrea Zaki
A Western Evangelical Perspective on the Cape Town Congress - Rose Dowsett

SECTION 4: CRITICAL REFLECTIONS AND DISCUSSIONS "CALLING THE WHOLE CHURCH TO TAKE THE WHOLE GOSPEL TO THE WHOLE WORLD"

Edinburgh, Tokyo and Cape Town: Comparing and Contrasting on the way to 2110 - Knud Jørgensen
Dialogue and Mission in a Globalized World: Developments in the World Council of Churches and in the Lausanne Movement - Øyvind Økland
Beyond Dichotomy: Towards a Convergence between the Ecumenical and Evangelical Understanding of Mission in Changing Landscapes - Jooseop Keum
The Lausanne Movement and the World Evangelical Alliance - Rose Dowsett
From the Lausanne Covenant to the Cape Town Commitment: A Theological Assessment - Robert J. Schreiter
A Pentecostal Perspective on the Lausanne Movement - Opuko Onyinah
The Cape Town Commitment: Continuity and Change - Harold Netland
Dialogue with the Whole World and the Whole Church - Knud Jørgensen

CONCLUSION

Moving on from Cape Town - Beyond the 40th Lausanne Anniversary - The Editors
Appendix: Summary of the Cape Town Commitment
Bibliography
List of Contributors

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Vol. 23. Chandler H. Im & Amos Yong, eds., Global Diasporas and Mission. Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-908355-48-5. pp.288.

Synopsis

Global Diasporas and MissionThe movement of people from their homelands is increasing exponentially. Such waves of both immigration and migration triggered by various factors have created new opportunities for the church and its mission. This volume explores such global diasporas from both ecclesiological and missiological perspectives. Its various case studies invite reconsideration of the missionary and evangelistic task of the church in response to contemporary global dynamics.

Content

Edinburgh 2010 Common Call
Acknowledgements
Introduction - Chandler H. Im & Tereso C. Casiño

PART ONE: HISTORICAL AND BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVES
Mission and Migration: The Diaspora Factor in Christian History - Andrew F. Walls
Global Christianity and Global Diasporas - Todd M. Johnson & Gina A. Zurlo
My Father Was a Migrant Aramean: Old Testament Motifs for a Theology of Migration - Knut Holter
Migrants as Instruments of Evangelization: In Early Christianity and in Contemporary Christianity - Werner Kahl

PART TWO: ETHNIC AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS
The Chinese Diaspora - Allen Yeh
Understanding Filipino International Migration - Andrew G. Recepcion
The Japanese Diaspora in Brazil - Key Yuasa
South Asian Diaspora Christianity in the Persian Gulf - T.V. Thomas
The Korean Diaspora Churches in the USA: Their Concerns and Strengths - Chandler H. Im
Immigrants in the USA: A Missional Opportunity - Jenny Hwang Yang
A New Paradigm of the Parish as a Result of the Pastoral Openness of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate to the Phenomenon of Polish Immigrants in Canada - Wojciech Kluj
Identity and Ecumenical Partnership of Churches of African Origin in Germany - Benjamin Simon
The Experience of Migrants in a Native British Church: Towards Mission Together - Emma Wild-Wood

PART THREE: MISSIONAL IMPLICATIONS
New Opportunities and Strategic Practices of Diaspora Missions in South Korea - Enoch Wan & Chandler H. Im
Diaspora Missiology and the Lausanne Movement at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century - Sadiri Joy Tira
Diaspora Mission and Bible Translation - S. Hun Kim
Diaspora Missions on Campuses: John R. Mott and a Centennial Overview of the International Student Ministry Movement in North America - Leiton Edward Chinn
The Forsaken One: The Trafficked Woman as a Template for the Church’s Identity and Mission - Myrto Theocharous
From Every Tribe, Language, People, and Nation: Diaspora, Hybridity, and the Coming Reign of God - Amos Yong
Epilogue - Chandler H. Im

Bibliography
Index
List of Contributors

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Vol. 24. Bill Prevette, Keith J White, C Rosalee Velloso Ewell & D J Konz, Theology, Mission and Child: Global Perspectives. Regnum, 2014. ISBN: 1-9083.5562-1. pp.244.

Synopsis

Theology, Mission and Child: Global PerspectivesThis ground-breaking volume of 16 contributions from leading child theologians, mission theologians and practitioners examines the constructive interaction of Theology, Mission and Child in fresh and intriguing ways. It is moving, profound, and practical.

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Vol. 25. John Gibaut & Knud Jorgensen, Called to Unity For the Sake of Mission. Regnum, 2015. Hbk. ISBN: 1-9083.5568-3. pp.327.

Synopsis

Called to UnityThe purpose of this volume on mission and unity is to bring to public attention a broad overview on the history, development and perspectives on the role of mission in the pursuit of unity and the central biblical focus on unity as a prerequisite for an authentic witness in mission.  The volume raises concrete questions:  If the churches can agree on unity for mission, then does this visible unity go any further than the 'mutuality, partnership, collaboration and networking' of the Edinburgh 2010 Common Call?  Does the call to unity or communion imply common touch stones, structures or ministries to serve the communion of churches in mission?

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