From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya A Biographical History of Christian Missions

ISBN-10: 0310239370

ISBN-13: 9780310239376

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Ruth A. Tucker

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List price: $39.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 8/29/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Ruth A. Tucker (PhD, Northern Illinois University) has taught mission studies and church history at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Calvin Theological Seminary. She is the author of dozens of articles and eighteen books, including the award-winning From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya. Visit her website at

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Preface to the Second Edition
The Irresistible Advance
The Early Centuries: Evangelizing the Roman Empire
Paul the Apostle
Roman Catholic Missions: Baptizing the Masses
Boniface (Winfried)
Cyril and Methodius
Raymond Lull
Bartholomew de Las Casas
Francis Xavier
Matthew Ricci
American Indian Missions: Seeking the "Noble Savage"
Paul Le Jeune
John Eliot
The Mayhews
David Brainerd
Eleazer Wheelock
David Zeisberger
Isaac McCoy
Marcus and Narcissa Whitman
The Moravian Advance: Dawn of Protestant Missions
Count Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf
Christian David and Hans Egede
George Schmidt
The "Great Century"
South Central Asia: Confronting Ancient Creeds
William Carey
Adoniram and Ann Judson
George and Sarah Boardman
Alexander Duff
James and Isabella Thoburn
Black Africa: "The White Man's Graveyard"
Robert and Mary Moffat
David Livingstone
George Grenfell
William Sheppard
Alexander Mackay
Mary Slessor
China: "Barbarians Not Welcome"
Robert Morrison
Liang Afa
Karl F. A. Gutzlaff
J. Hudson Taylor
Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth
Mildred Cable
The Pacific Islands: Preaching in "Paradise"
Henry Nott and the Duff Missionaries
Hiram Bingham and Hawaiian Missions
John Williams
John G. Paton
John Coleridge Patteson
Florence Young
The Muslim World: Mission Field in the Desert
Henry Martyn
Samuel Zwemer
Temple Gairdner
Constance Padwick
Maude Cary
Korea and Japan: A Contrast in Receptivity
Horace Allen
Henry Appenzeller
Horace and Lillias Horton Underwood
John L. Nevius
Protestant Mission Initiatives in Japan
William Smith Clark and Kanzo Uchimura
Charles and Lettie Cowman
Mabel Francis
The Expanding Involvement
Single Women Missionaries: "Second-Class Citizens"
Adele Marion Fielde
Charlotte (Lottie) Diggs Moon
Amy Carmichael
Johanna Veenstra
Gladys Aylward
Student Volunteers: Forsaking Wealth and Prestige
C. T. Studd
John R. Mott
Robert E. Speer
Fletcher Brockman
E. Stanley Jones
"Faith" Missionaries: Depending on God Alone
A. B. Simpson and the Christian and Missionary Alliance
Fredrik Franson and TEAM
Rowland Bingham and the Sudan Interior Mission
Peter Cameron Scott and the Africa Inland Mission
C. I. Scofield and the Central American Mission
Jim Elliot and Operation Auca
Eliza Davis George and the Elizabeth Native Interior Mission
Innovation and Ingenuity: The Call for Specialization
Medical Missions: "Angels of Mercy"
Ida Scudder
Carl Becker
William Cameron Townsend and Bible Translation
Clarence W. Jones and HCJB
Elizabeth "Betty" Greene and Mission Aviation
The Era of the New Millennium
Twentieth-Century Martyrs: "Yankee, Go Home"
Betty and John Stam and China Martyrs
Paul Carlson and the Congo Martyrs
Betty Olsen and the Vietnam Martyrs
Chet Bitterman and Latin America Martyrs
William Donald McClure
Third World Missions: Younger Churches Reach Out
Pandita Ramabai
William Wade Harris
Semisi Nau
John Sung
Elka of the Wai Wai
New Methods and Strategy: Reaching Tomorrow's World
R. Kenneth Strac
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