Book Series: EMS Books

Volume 18: Serving Jesus with Integrity: Ethics and Accountability in Mission

Dwight Baker, Doug Hayward (William Carey Library, 2010) The word “ethics” carries an aura of countervailing views, overlapping claims, uncertain footing, and seductive attractions. Some issues are as clear as the horizontal versus vertical axes in Sawai Chinnawong’s striking painting, Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife, that graces the cover of this book. At the same time—because …

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Volume 15: Missions In Contexts Of Violence

Edited by Keith E. Eitel (William Carey Library, 2008) This volume deals with the contexts of violence. In an age of increasing concern for this type of missionary work, the missions community needs to hear from those that have reflected on the multifaceted elements involved in understanding the phenomenon of martyrdom-persecution violence as it relates …

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Volume 16: Effective Engagement in Short-term Missions: Doing it Right!

Edited by Robert Priest (William Carey Library, 2008) Effective Engagement in Short-term Missions represents the single most ambitious effort to date to understand and improve upon patterns of ministry in STM. In six sections, the authors explore topics such as the links between STM and older patterns of long-term missions; engagement with people of other …

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Volume 13: Contextualization and Syncretism: Navigating Cultural Currents

Edited by Gailyn Van Rheenen (William Carey Library, 2006) “Culture’s influence upon Christianity is easier to discern in retrospect than in prospect. If history is our guide, one thing is sure: This age will be as syncretistic as any other… How is the gospel being contextualized in the contemporary world? To what degree are these …

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Volume 14: Business as Mission: From Impoverished to Empowered

Edited by Tom A. Steffen, Mike Barnett (William Carey Library, 2006) “To put it bluntly, business as mission (BAM) is a work in progress. It is a field that needs definition, theological clarity, and missiological focus. Our call for papers for our regional conferences is timely…to make a pivotal contribution in a sea of some …

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Volume 12: The Centrality of Christ in Contemporary Missions

Edited by Mike Barnett, Michael Pocock (William Carey Library, 2005) Is Jesus really the only way? What is unique about Christ and missions? How can a new understanding of Jesus Christ bridge the gap between modern positivism and post-modern relativism? Can we learn from the model of Jesus how to be more effective mission workers? …

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Volume 11: Christian Witness in Pluralistic Contexts in the 21st Century

Edited by Enoch Wan (William Carey Library, 2001) “This volume is not a set of textbook answers on how to witness to Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, and people with other religions based on simple formulas. It is the wrestlings, affirmations, and testimonies of those who have been deeply involved in ministries to people of other religious …

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Volume 8: Working Together with God to Shape the New Millennium: Opportunities and Limitations

Edited by Gary Corwin, Kenneth B. Mulholland (William Carey Library, 2001) This collection of presentations from the 1999 IFMA/EFMA/EMS Triennial Conference explores the incredibly ambitious purpose and challenging task of Working Together with God to Shape the New Millennium. Topics include Biblical Foundations for the New Millennium, Working Together Strategically, and Leadership Needed for the …

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