Evangelical and Orthodox missiology: a Bibliographical Resource






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Gorodetsky, N., ‘The Missionary Expansion of the Russian Orthodox Church', in Sourozh, 32, May, 1988, p22.

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Harakas, S.S., Proclaiming God’s Word Today: Preaching concerns in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America, Minneapolis, MN: Light and Life, 1989.

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Headley, S., ‘Report on the Javanese Orthodox Church (Part 2)’, in Sourozh, 27, May, 1991, p44.

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Orthodoxy, St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, New York, 2004

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Ioann, Bshp., ‘Ecclesiological and Canonical foundations of mission’ in Together in Mission, London: Church Mission Society, 2001, pp53-59.

Kharin, I., After Nicholas: Self-Realization of the Japanese Orthodox Church, 1912-1956, Gloucester, UK: Wide Margin Books, 2014.

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Kihali, E.A., Challenges Facing the Orthodox Church Movements in East Africa: A Historical and Canonical Survey, Unpublished Th.M. thesis, Holy Cross School of Theology, Brookline, MA., 2002.

Kinnamon, M., ed., ‘The report of the Orthodox-Evangelical consultation in Stuttgart (Feb 1993)’ in International Review of Mission, 83, 331, 1994, pp631-34.

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Life in Russia’, in The Harvest is Plenteous but the Labourers are Few, Proceedings of the International Theology and Practice Conference, St. Philarets Institute, Moscow, 2007, pp27-46.

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Kozhuharov, V., Towards an Orthodox Christian Theology of Mission, Sofia: Vesta, 2006. Legoida, V. ‘Orthodox Missionary Outreach: FOMA, a magazine for doubters’ in Road to

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Liacopulos, GP., Lights of the Modern World: Orthodox Christian Mission and Evangelism in the United States Light and Life: Minneapolis 2000

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Mar Chrysostom, P., Mission in the Market Place, Tiruvalla: Christava Sahitya Samithy, 2002. McNeill, J., Western Saints in Holy Russia Pasadena, CA: Mandate Press, 2002.

Meyendorff, J., ‘Christ as Word: Gospel and Culture’ in International Review of Mission, 74, 294, 1985, pp32-43.

Meyendorff, J., Mission, Unity and Diaspora, Athens: Syndesmos, 1995.

Mousalimas, S., ‘Russian Orthodox Missionaries and Southern Alaskan Shamans: Two Examples of Fruitful Interaction', in Sourozh, 30, November, 1987,p10.

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Papathanasiou, A.N., Is mission a consequence of the Catholicity of the church? Athens: Syndesmos, 2000.

Papathanasiou, A.N., Future, the background of History: Essays on Church mission in an age of globalization Alexander Press, Montreal, 2005.

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van Remortel, M. and Chang, P., eds. Saint Nikolai Kasatkin and the Orthodox Mission in Japan, Point Reyes Station CA: Divine Ascent Press, 2003.

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Rommen, E., Get Real: on Evangelism in the Late Modern World, Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2010.

Rommen, E., Come and See: An Eastern Orthodox Perspective on Contextualization, Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2013.

Ryabykh, G. ‘Interfaith Dialogue: An Orthodox Witness’, in Road to Emmaus, 7, 3, Summer, 2006, pp44-73.

Schemann, A., The Mission of Orthodoxy, Ben Lomond CA: Conciliar Press, 1968.

Schemann, A., Church, World, Mission: Reflections on Orthodoxy in the West, Crestwood, NY: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1979.

Smirnoff, E., Russian Orthodox Missions, London: Rivingtons, 1903 (Republished: Welshpool, UK: Stylite Publishing, 1986).

Spiller, V., ‘Missionary aims and the Orthodox Church’ in International Review of Mission, 52, April 1963, pp.195-205.

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Tillyrides, M., Adventures in the Unseen: The Silent Witness, Rollinsford, NH: Orthodox Research Institute, 2004.

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Vassiliadis, P., Eucharist and Witness: Orthodox perspectives on the Unity and Mission of the Church, Geneva, World Council of Churches, 1998.

Vassiliadis, P., ed., Orthodox Perspectives in Mission, Oxford, UK: Regnum Press, 2013. Veronis, L., Missionaries, Monks, and Martyrs: Making Disciples of All Nations Minneapolis,

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Veronis, L., The Biblical Foundations of Mission [Unpublished lectures on CD], Cambridge: Orthodox Institute for Christian Studies, 2005.

Veronis, L., ‘Everything in Love: the Making of a Missionary’, in Road to Emmaus, 6, 4, Fall, 2005, pp2-27.

Veronis, L., Go Forth: Stories of Mission and Resurrection in Albania, Ben Lomond, CA: Conciliar Press, 2009.

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Internet resources

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5 Bibliography

Abrahams, W., The Logic of Evangelism: A Significant Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Evangelism, London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1989.

Adeney, F.S., Graceful Evangelism: Christian Witness in a Complex World, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2010.

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, The Mission of an Evangelist: Amsterdam 2000, Conference of Preaching Evangelists, Minneapolis, MI: World Wide Publications, 2001.

Bolt, P. and M. Thompson, eds. The Gospel to the Nations: Perspectives on Paul’s Mission. Leicester, UK; Downers Grove, IL: Apollos, IVP, 2000.

Bosch, D.J., Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission: 20th anniversary Edition. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2011.

Cameron, J., ed., Christ our Reconciler: Gospel / Church /World: The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization, Leicester, UK: InterVarsity Press, 2012.

Chilcote, P.W. and Warner, L.C., eds., The Study of Evangelism: Exploring a Missional Practice of the Church, Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2008.

Claydon, D., ed. A New Vision, A New Heart, A Renewed Call: Lausanne Occasional Papers from the 2004 Forum for World Evangelization, Vols 1-3. Pasadena, CA William Carey Library, 2005.

Cook, M., et al. Local Theology for the Global Church: Principles for an Evangelical Approach to Contextualization, Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2010.

Corrie, J., ed., Dictionary of Mission Theology, Nottingham, UK: InterVarsity Press, 2007. Douglas, J.D., ed., Let The Earth Hear His Voice: International Congress on World

Evangelization, Lausanne, Switzerland, Minneapolis, MI: World Wide Publications, 1975.

Douglas, J.D., ed., Proclaim Christ Until He Comes: Calling the Whole Church to Take the Whole Gospel to the Whole World, Lausanne II in Manila, International Congress on World Evangelization, 1989, Minneapolis, MI: World Wide Publications, 19090.

Dowsett, R. ed., Global Mission: reflections and Case Studies in Contextualisation for the Whole Church, Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2011.

Drummond, L.A. The Evangelist: The Worldwide Impact of Billy Graham, Nashville, TN: Word Publishing, 2001.

Glasser, A., Announcing the Kingdom: The Story of God’s Mission in the Bible, Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2003.

Grams, R. et al, eds., Bible and Mission: A Conversation between Biblical Studies and Missiology, Schwarzenfeld: Neufeld Verlag, 2008.

Greenman, J.P. and Green, G.L., Global Theology in Evangelical Perspective: Exploring the Contextual Nature of Theology and Mission, Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012. Hesselgrave, D.J. and Stetzer, E., Missionshift: Global Mission Issues in the Third Millennium,

Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2010.

Jones, S.J. The Evangelistic Love of God and Neighbour: a Theology of Witness and Discipleship, Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2003.



Kaiser, W.C., Mission in the Old Testament: Israel as a Light to the Nations, Grand Rapids: Baker, 2000.

Kirk, J.A., What is Mission? Theological Explorations, London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1999. Kirk, J.A., Mission Under Scrutiny: confronting current challenges, London: Darton, Longman &

Todd, 2006.

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Langmead, R. The Word Made Flesh: Towards an Incarnational Missiology, Dallas, TX: University Press of America, 2004.

Larkin, W.J., et al, Mission in the New Testament: An Evangelical Approach, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1998.

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Movement, 2011.

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Moreau, A. S., ed., Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions, Grand Rapids, IL: Baker Books, 2000.

Moreau, A.S., Corwin, G.R., and McGee, G.B., Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2004. Moreau, A.S., Contextualization in World Missions: Mapping and Assessing Evangelical

Models, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Academic, 2012.

Neill, S., A History of Christian Missions, London: Penguin Books, 1990.

Netland, H., Encountering Religious Pluralism: The Challenge to Christian Faith and Mission, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2001.

Ott, C., and Netland, H.A., eds., Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2006.

Ott, C., Strauss, S.J., and Tennent, T., Encountering Theology of Mission: Biblical foundations, Historical Developments, and Contemporary Issues, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker

Academic, 2010.

Peskett, H. and Ramachandra, V., The Message of Missions: The Glory of Christ in All Time and Space, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2003.

Piper, J., Let the Nations by Glad! The Supremacy of God in Missions 2nd ed., Grand Rapids, IL: Baker Books, 2003.

Samuel, V. and Sugden, C., Mission as Transformation: A Theology of the Whole Gospel, Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2009.

Schnabel, E.J., Early Christian Mission, Volume One: Jesus and the Twelve, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2004 (trans. from German edition, 2002).

Schnabel, E.J., Early Christian Mission, Volume Two: Paul and the Early Church, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2004 (trans. from German edition, 2002).

Schnabel, E.J., Paul the Missionary: Realities, Strategies and Methods, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2008.

Skresslet, S.H., Picturing Christian Witness: New Testament Images of Discipleship in Mission, Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2006.

Smith, D., Mission After Christendom, London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2003.

Stone, B. Evangelism After Christendom: The Theology and Practice of Christian Witness, Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2007.



Tan, K.S., Ingleby, J., and Cozens, S., eds., Understanding Asian Mission Movements: Proceedings of the Asian Mission Consultations, 2008-2010, Gloucester, UK: Wide Margin, 2011.

Taylor, W., ed., Global Missiology for the 21st Century: The Iguassu Dialogue. Grand Rapids, IL: Baker Academic, 2000.

Tennent, T., Theology in the Context of World Christianity: How the Global Church is Influencing the Way We Think about and Discuss Theology, Grand Rapids, IL: Zondervan, 2007.

Tennent, T., Invitation to World Missions: A Trinitarian Missiology for the Twenty-First Century. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 2010.

Thiessen, E. The Ethics of Evangelism: A Philosophical Defence of Ethical Proselytizing and Persuasion, Milton Keynes, UK: Paternoster, 2011.

Tizon, A., Transformation after Lausanne: Radical Evangelical Missiology in Global-Local Perspective, Oxford: Regnum Press, 2008.

Tucker, R.A., From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian Missions, Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1983.

Tucker, R.A., Guardians of the great Commission: The Story of Women in Modern Missions, Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1988.

Walls, A.F., The Missionary Movement in Christian History: Studies in Transmission of Faith, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1996.

Walls, A.F., The Cross-Cultural Process in Christian History, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2002.

Walls, A.F., and Ross, C., eds., Mission In The Twenty-First Century: Exploring the Five Marks of Global Mission. London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2008.

Wan, E. and Pocock, M., eds., Missions from the Majority World: Progress, Challenges, and Case Studies, Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2009.

Winter, R.D. and Hawthorne, S.C., eds., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Reader. 4th ed,. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2009.

Wright, C.J.H., The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible’s Grand Narrative, Nottingham, UK: InterVarsity Press, 2006.

Wright, C.J.H., The Mission of God’s People: A Biblical Theology of the Church’s Mission, Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010.

Yates, T., Christian Mission in the Twentieth Century, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.