International Bulletin of Missionary Research

International Bulletin of Missionary Research is a professional journal covering Christian mission and cross-cultural ministries. It examines contemporary issues and developments in the Christian world mission, employing interdenominational, interdisciplinary and international perspectives. Founded in 1977, it is a quarterly publication published by Overseas Ministries Studies Center.The editor is Jonathan Bonk.

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 3, July

Dissertations Listed Alphabetically by Author. (A-L)
A Abing, Kevin J. 1 A Fall from Grace: Thomas Johnson and the Shawnee Indian Manual Labor School, 1839-1862 Ph.D., 1995, Marquette University Abraham, K. A. 2 A Re-examination of the Lordship of Jesus Christ in the Search for a...
Dissertations Listed Alphabetically by Author. (M-Z)
M Ma, Julie Jungja 497 Ministry of the Assemblies of God Among the Kankana-ey Tribe in the Northern Philippines: A History of a Theological Encounter Ph.D., 1996, Fuller Theological Seminary Ma, Qiusha 498 The Rockefeller Foundation...
Doctoral Dissertations on Mission: Ten-Year Update, 1992-2001
The Teacher observed, with some heaviness, "Of making man books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh" (Eccl. 12:12). Had he been able to foresee the invention of the printing press some two and a half millennia later, tapping...
Doctoral Dissertations on Mission: Ten-Year Update, 1992-2001
For a third time in twenty years, the INTERNATIONAL BULLETIN OF MISSIONARY RESEARCH has commissioned a survey of doctoral dissertations on mission. (1) As was the case in 1993, the present effort is a decennial review of English-language dissertations...
Ecumenical Missiology: Contemporary Trends, Issues, and Themes
Ecumenical Missiology: Contemporary Trends, Issues, and Themes.Edited by Lalsangkima Pachuau. Bangalore: United Theological College, 2002. Pp. ix, 328. Paperback Rs 150 (outside India, $10).This volume is like a prism that disperses sunlight into a brilliant...
Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups around the World
Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups Around the World. 4 vols.By James Minahan. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2002. Pp. v, 2241. $475.We live in a fragmented and divided world, as indicated by the implosion of many nation-states,...
Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History
Encyclopedia of TwentiethCentury African History.Edited by Paul Tiyambe Zeleza and Dickson Eyoh. London: Routledge, 2003. Pp. xix, 652. L95 I $150.This is a handy one-volume encyclopedia of twentieth-century Africa, the work of more than 150 scholars,...
Historical Atlas of Islam
Historical Atlas of Islam. Rev. and exp. ed.By G. S, P. Freeman-Grenville and Stuart C. Munro-Hay. New York: Continuum, 2002. Pp. xvii, 414. $50.The name of Freeman-Grenville will be familiar to students of calendars and historical atlases, and particularly...
Holy Saints and Fiery Preachers: The Anthropology of Protestantism in Mexico and Central America
Holy Saints and Fiery Preachers: The Anthropology of Protestantism in Mexico and Central America.Edited by James W. Dow and Alan R. Sandstrom. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2001. Pp. x, 298. $72.95.The eleven contributors to Holy Saints and Fiery Preachers...
Imperial Fault Lines: Christianity and Colonial Power in India, 1818-1940
Imperial Fault Lines: Christianity and Colonial Power in India, 1818-1940.By Jeffrey Cox. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2002. Pp. ix, 357. $55.The subtitle is misleading. The author really tells of encounters in Punjab, not all of India. In...
Mission and Spirituality: Creative Ways of Being Church
Mission and Spirituality: Creative Ways of Being Church.Edited by Howard Mellor and Timothy Yates. Sheffield,Eng.:Cliff College Publishing, 2002. Pp. 190. Paperback L10.95.This little book contains the papers presented at the biennial conference of the...
"Mission Is a Must": Intercultural Theology and the Mission of the Church
"Mission Is a Must": Intercultural Theology and the Mission of the Church.Edited by Frans Wijsen and Peter Nissen. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2002. Pp. 258. Paperback $45.This volume, edited by two professors from the University of Nijmegen, is...
Noteworthy
Personalia Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary has established the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at its South Hamilton, Massachusetts, campus. Todd M. Johnson, coauthor of World Christian Encyclopedia (2d ed., 2001), is the center...
Roman Catholics and Shr'i Muslims: Prayer, Passion, and Politics
Roman Catholics and Shr'i Muslims: Prayer, Passion, and Politics.By James A. Bill and John Alden Williams. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2002. Pp. x, 194. $24.95; paperback $17.95.In Roman Catholics and Sh'i Muslims, which provides a comprehensive...
Send the Light: Lottie Moon's Letters and Other Writings
Send the Light: Lottie Moon's Letters and Other Writings.By Keith Harper. Macon, Ga.: Mercer Univ. Press, 2002. Pp. vi, 458. $55.Perhaps no missionary from any denomination is more widely known than Charlotte "Lottie" Diggs Moon. While others have undertaken...
The Asian Synod: Texts and Commentaries
The Asian Synod: Texts and Commentaries.Compiled and edited by Peter C. Phan. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2002. Pp. xiii, 352. $60.This work is an excellent collection of documents from the 1998 Special Assembly of the (Catholic) Synod of Bishops for...
The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations
The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations.By Jonathan Sacks. New York: Continuum, 2002. Pp. xi, 216. $19.95.From a geopolitical, economic perspective, Jonathan Sacks, chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregation of Britain,...
The Quality of Heroic Living, of High Endeavour and Adventure: Anglican Mission, Women, and Education in Palestine, 1888-1948
The Quality of Heroic Living, of High Endeavour and Adventure: Anglican Mission, Women, and Education in Palestine, 1888-1948.By Inger Marie Okkenhaug. Leiden: Brill, ? 2002. Pp. xxxvii, 357. $116.Inger Marie Okkenhaug's Quality of Heroic Living is a...
Vanua: Towards a Fijian Theology of Place
Vanua: Towards a Fijian Theology of Place.By Ilaitia S. Tuwere. Suva, Fiji: Univ. of the South Pacific, Institute of Pacific Studies; Auckland, N.Z.: College of St. John the Evangelist, 2002. Pp. 245. Paperback $26.Since Western missionaries failed to...
Women and the White Man's God: Gender and Race in the Canadian Mission Field
Women and the White Man's God: Gender and Race in the Canadian Mission Field.By Myra Rutherdale. Vancouver: Univ. of British Columbia Press, 2002. Pp. xxx, 194. $85; paperback $29.95.Myra Rutherdale has produced a well-researched and readable book on...