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International Missionary Council (IMC)
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The World Missionary Conference at Edinburgh (Edinburgh Conference) developed a “Continuation Committee” with J.R. Mott as chairman and J.H. Oldham as secretary. In 1921 this became the IMC under their leadership. It held its first meeting at Lake Mohonk, New York, and aimed to increase cooperation among missionary societies. A.L. Warnshuis and W. Paton became representatives of the IMC in its New York and London offices. The IMC mounted a major international conference in Jerusalem in 1…

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Yates, Timothy E., “International Missionary Council (IMC)”, 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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