Mission History of Asian Churches

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Mission History of Asian Churches is a collection of academic essays expounding and exploring the growing Asian missionary movement that began more than a century ago. Presented at the Second International Forum of the Asian Society of Missiology, these essays explore the mission history of Asian nations like China, India, the Indochina region, Indonesia, Korea, the Philippines, and Singapore, as well as the cross-cultural works of Asian missions and missionaries.

This book is a springboard to an in-depth discussion and analysis of the genesis and expansion of the cross-cultural missionary movements in Asia. It presents the coming-of-age of the Asian church as demonstrated by its way of participating in the Great Commission of Christ and its significant contributions to world mission amidst struggles and adversities.

  • ISBN: 9780878084708
  • Pages: 256
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Published: 2011
  • Publisher: William Carey Library


The great new fact of our time is that the Christian missionary movement from the majority world is vital, growing, and far outnumbers the movement from the West. This book brings together important research on that movement and will be an encouragement to all . . . to the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

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Table of Contents

  1. New Christianity in the Twenty-first Century: Asian Mission as a Major Force in Mission by David J. Cho, PhD
  2. A Mission China: An Analysis of Its Ten Affecting Factors by Thomas Lee, PhD
  3. The Emergence and Expansion of Indian Mission Movement from 1947–2009: A Study into the Successes and Failures by K. Rajendran, PhD
  4. Mission History of Indochina by Chansamone Saiyasak, DMin, PhD
  5. A Mission History of Indonesian Church by Purnawan Tenibemas, PhD
  6. Missionary Movement of the Korean Church by Timothy K. Park, PhD
  7. The Church and the Missionary Movement in Singapore by Violet James, PhD
  8. The Rise of the Filipino Missionary Movement: A Preliminary Historical Assessment by Tereso C. Casiño, ThD, PhD
  • Index

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