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Evangelical Missions
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The phrase “evangelical missions” refers to missions that derive their type of piety, their theology, and their understanding of mission from Pietism and 18th- and 19th-century revivalism and that confess that theologically and organizationally they are part of the worldwide evangelical movement (World Evangelical Fellowship). They include the evangelical free church missions societies, independent and interdenominational faith missions, missions with special fields or func…

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Beyerhaus, Peter, “Evangelical Missions”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_E564>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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