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Martin Tamcke, Michael Marten (Eds.)
Christian Witness Between Continuity and New Beginnings
Modern historical missions in the Middle East
Reihe: Studien zur Orientalischen Kirchengeschichte
Bd. 39, 2006, 264 S., 29.90 EUR, 29.90 CHF, br., ISBN 3-8258-9854-7
Missions to, from and within the Middle East have shaped the region in multitudinous ways since the 19th century. This collection of sixteen essays from a range of international scholars explores this immensely significant subject using a range of disciplines, including theology, history, and geography. This interdisciplinary approach helps to provide a thorough overview of the often complex and multi-layered topic of missions and the Middle East in contemporary research, and will be of interest to all who seek to improve their understanding of the role of religion in the Middle East.