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Mission, History of
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I. The Evolution of the Gospel in Human Cultures – II. Cultural and Social History of Missions – III. History of Mission, History of the Church, and History of the Reception of Christ

I. The Evolution of the Gospel in Human Cultures

Theology first examined the decentralization or pluralization of Christianity in the context of missiology: the forms and criteria of what c…

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Ustorf, Werner, de Souza, Teotonio R. and Kalu, Ogbu, “Mission, History of”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 03 July 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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