Missions and Money (And Expanded)
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About "Missions and Money (And Expanded)"
This revised edition of Missions and Money offers new reflections in the light of a changed situation in Christian missionary circles. Bonk offers new reflections in the lights of a changed situation, now marked by increases in the number of short-term missioners and increases in the numbers of Asians, Africans, and Latin Americans leaving their homelands to serves as missionaries to other people. The conversation on the ambiguity of wealth and Christian missionary outreach is deepened with essays by Christopher J.H. Wright on the righteous rich in the Hebrew Bible and by Justo Gonzalez on faith and wealth in the Christian Bible and the early church. Book jacket.
Meet the Author
Jonathan Bonk (Ed)
Jonathan Bonk (Ph.D. University of Aberdeen) is Executive Director, Overseas Ministries Study Centre, Editor, International Bulletin of Missionary Research and Project Director, Dictionary of African Christian Biography. He is the editor of the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Missions and Missionaries. He has authored other mission books such as "Not the bloom, but the fruit" Conversion and its Consequences in Nineteenth-Century Missionary Discourse, Money and Missions: Affluence as a Western Missionary Problem, Changing our Response: Mission in the Era of HIV/AIDS, Islam and Christianity: Contemporary Mission Insights and Between Past and Future: Evangelical Mission Entering the Twenty-first Century.