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Title Earthen vessels : American Evangelicals and foreign missions, 1880-1980 / edited by Joel A. Carpenter and Wilbert R. Shenk.

Published Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., [1990]


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 UniM Bail  266.02373 EART    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 350 pages ; 22 cm
Notes Chiefly revised papers presented at a conference, "A Century of world evangelization: North American Evangelical missions, 1886-1986," sponsored by the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals and held at Wheaton College, June 17-19, 1986.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The American dimension in the history of the missionary movement / Andrew F. Walls -- The crisis of missions: premillennial mission theory and the origins of independent evangelical missions / Dana L. Robert -- Blessed adversity: Henry W. Frost and the China inland mission / Alvyn J. Austin -- The loss of a Protestant missionary consensus: foreign missions and the fundamentalist-modernist conflict / James Alan Patterson -- Propagating the faith once delivered: the fundamentalist missionary enterprise, 1920-1945 / Joel A Carpenter -- Identity, community, and status: the legacy of the Central American Pentecostal pioneers / Everett A Wilson -- Pax American and the evangelical missionary advance / Richard V. Pierard -- American evangelical missionaries in France, 1945-1975 / Allen V. Koop -- A broadening vision: forty years of evangelical theology of mission, 1946-1986 / Charles E. Van Engen -- Evangelical theology in the two-thirds world / Orlando E. Costas -- Women in missions: reaching sisters in heathen darkness / Ruth A Tucker -- Second thoughts on the Great Commission: liberal Protestants and foreign missions, 1890-1940 / Grant Wacker -- Mission and the modern imperative, retrospective and prospect: charting a course / Lamin Sanneh -- North American evangelical missions since 1945: a bibliographic survey / Wilbert R. Shenk -- The Evangelical missionary force in the 1930s / Joel A. Carpenter.
Other author Shenk, Wilbert R.
Carpenter, Joel A.
Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals (Wheaton, Ill.)
Subject Protestant churches -- Missions -- United States -- Congresses.
Evangelicalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Evangelicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
United States -- Church history -- 19th century -- Congresses.
United States -- Church history -- 20th century -- Congresses.
ISBN 0802804020 : $15.95