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Mission
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I. Religious Studies – II. Christianity – III. Judaism – IV. Buddhism – V. Islam

I. Religious Studies

1. Overview. Mission is not a fundamentally universal phenomenon in the history of religions; neither is every form in which religion is passed on eo ipso mission. “Primary,” tribal religions are not missionary religions. Their domain is coterminous with their society and its way of life; they are handed down from one generation to the…

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Sundermeier, Theo, Frankemölle, Hubert, Feldtkeller, Andreas, Collet, Giancarlo, George, Martin, Becker, Dieter, McGee, Gary, Rees, Wilhelm, Hübner, Hans-Peter, Wiese, Christian et al., “Mission”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_14176>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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