Religious Studies

Introduction to the Sociology of Missions by Robert Montgomery

By Robert Montgomery

While a lot paintings has been performed to use anthropological insights to the learn of missions, the sociological point of view has been as a rule missed by way of missiologists. This quantity defines the sociology of missions as a discrete subdiscipline in the sociology of faith and gives a operating set of conceptual assets for these fascinated about undertaking paintings to take advantage of in furthering their figuring out in their job. the writer studies the foremost parts of sociology which are so much appropriate to missions and offers his findings as a foundation for dialogue and a stimulus to extra exploration of correct sociological thoughts and theories. certainly one of his major ambitions is to extend discussion among missiologists and sociologists of faith, by way of delivering the previous with a sociological standpoint and the latter with a deeper knowing of the missionary enterprise.

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