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German Missions
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I. Concept – II. History

I. Concept

Discussion about “German” mission, which could be suggestive of a nationalistic and territorial misunderstanding, is justified in as far as it refers to distinctive features of mission activities originating from respective territories and promoted by German-speaking people, features which are not encountered in the same way in corresponding initiatives of others. For one thing, these special characteristics were occasioned by Germany's continental location, which did not all…

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Grundmann, Christoffer H., “German Missions”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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