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Lausanne Movement
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The Lausanne movement is an international, transdenominational movement of evangelicals associated with the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization and dedicated to the study, promotion, and fulfillment of cooperative evangelism worldwide. The movement derives its name and spirit from the International Congress on World Evangelization, held at Lausanne, Switzerland, in July 1974.

1. Background

The history of the Lausanne movement must be understood in the context of attempts to b…

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Green, Jay D., “Lausanne Movement”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 23 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_L151>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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