By Hilde Nielssen, Inger Marie Okkenhaug, Karina Hestad Skeie
This e-book makes noticeable a tremendous yet principally overlooked point of Christian missions: its transnational personality. An interdisciplinary workforce of students current case-studies on missions and person missionaries, unified via a standard imaginative and prescient of increasing a Christian Empire to the ends of the area. Examples diversity from Madagascar, South-Africa, Palestine, Turkey, Tibet, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Canada and Britain. accomplishing actions from schooling, well-being care and improvement reduction to faith, ethnography and choice of fabric tradition, Christian missionaries thought of themselves as worldwide actors operating for the advantage of universal humanity. but, the missionaries got here from, and operated inside of a number of geographical regions. hence this quantity demonstrates how techniques on a countrywide point are heavily associated with better transnational techniques.