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Mission to the People (Volksmission, Home Mission)
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[German Version]

I. The Rediscovery of Mission – II. Existing Home Mission Practice – III. History of Home Mission – IV. Perspectives

I. The Rediscovery of Mission

As a result of current transformation processes in society, with their negative consequences for the status of churches and faith, in recent years and decades churches have paid increasing attention to their missionary task (cf. the 1999 Synod of the Evangelical C…

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Knobloch, Stefan, “Mission to the People (Volksmission, Home Mission)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_125379>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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