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Lausanne Covenant
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[German Version]

(1974). The Lausanne Covenant is the most significant document of Evangelical missionary theology and an important instrument of Evangelical cooperation (Evangelicalism: IV). It was presented in 1974 at the Congress for World Evangelism in Lausanne (Let the Earth Hear His Voice), organized by Billy Graham, to be signed by participants and sympathizers as a personal covenant with God and each other “to pray, to plan and to work together for the evangelization of the whole world.” Not only in its emphasis on the authority…

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Fiedler, Klaus, “Lausanne Covenant”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12702>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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