International Bulletin

of Missionary Research

Vol. 39, No. 2
April 2015
p. 99
 

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Fifteen Outstanding Books of 2014 for Mission Studies

The editors of the INTERNATIONAL BULLETIN OF MISSIONARY RESEARCH, after consultation with numerous distinguished scholars from around the world, have selected fifteen books published in 2014 for special recognition of their contribution to mission studies. We commend the authors, editors, and publishers represented here for their contribution to the advancement of scholarship in studies of the Christian mission and world Christianity.

Europe as the Other: External Perspectives on European Christianity

Becker, Judith, and Brian Stanley, eds.
Europe as the Other: External Perspectives on European Christianity.
Göttingen, Ger.: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. €64.99 D / €66.90 A / SFr 81.50.

Seeing New Facets of the Diamond: Christianity as a Universal Faith; Essays in Honour of Kwame Bediako

Bediako, Gillian, Benhardt Y. Quarshie, and J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu, eds.
Seeing New Facets of the Diamond: Christianity as a Universal Faith; Essays in Honour of Kwame Bediako.
Oxford: Regnum Books International. £31.99. Also Eugene, Ore.: Cascade Books. Paperback $46.

The Visitor: André Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia

Brockey, Liam Matthew.
The Visitor: André Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia.
Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, Belknap Press. $39.95 / £29.95 / €36.

Christians in South Indian Villages, 1959–2009: Decline and Revival in Telangana

Carman, John B., and Chilkuri Vasantha Rao.
Christians in South Indian Villages, 1959–2009: Decline and Revival in Telangana.
Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. Paperback $35.

Grassroots Asian Theology: Thinking the Faith from the Ground Up

Chan, Simon.
Grassroots Asian Theology: Thinking the Faith from the Ground Up.
Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic. Paperback $22.

The Lausanne Movement: A Range of Perspectives

Dahle, Margunn Serigstad, Lars Dahle, and Knud Jørgensen, eds.
The Lausanne Movement: A Range of Perspectives.
Oxford: Regnum Books International. £39.99. Also Eugene, Ore.: Wipf & Stock. Paperback $61.

The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Fromont, Cécile.
The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo.
Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. $45.

The Rebirth of Latin American Christianity

Hartch, Todd.
The Rebirth of Latin American Christianity.
New York: Oxford Univ. Press. $99 / £64; paperback $24.95 / £16.99.

A History of Korean Christianity

Kim, Sebastian C. H., and Kirsteen Kim.
A History of Korean Christianity.
Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press. $99.

A Trinitarian Theology of Religions: An Evangelical Proposal

McDermott, Gerald R., and Harold A. Netland.
A Trinitarian Theology of Religions: An Evangelical Proposal.
New York: Oxford Univ. Press. $99 / £64; paperback $29.95 / £19.99.

Effective Intercultural Communication: A Christian Perspective

Moreau, A. Scott, Evvy Hay Campbell, and Susan Greener.
Effective Intercultural Communication: A Christian Perspective.
Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. Paperback $27.99.

God's People on the Move: Biblical and Global Perspectives on Migration and Mission

Nguyen vanThanh, and John M. Prior, eds.
God’s People on the Move: Biblical and Global Perspectives on Migration and Mission.
Eugene, Ore.: Pickwick Publications. Paperback $23.

Christian Mission among the Peoples of Asia

Tan, Jonathan Y.
Christian Mission among the Peoples of Asia.
Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books. Paperback $40.

Oxford Handbook on Christianity in Asia

Wilfred, Felix, ed.
Oxford Handbook of Christianity in Asia.
New York: Oxford Univ. Press. $150 / £97.

The Missiological Spirit: Christian Mission Theology in the Third Millennium Global Context

Yong, Amos.
The Missiological Spirit: Christian Mission Theology in the Third Millennium Global Context.
Eugene, Ore.: Cascade Books. Paperback $33.

 

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