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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 …

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Grundmann, Christoffer H., “German Missions”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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