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  • Chinese evangelists on the move: Space, authority, and ethnicisation among overseas Chinese Protestant Christians.
    Huang, Yuqin and I-hsin Hsiao (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 379-395.

    Observations on mainland Chinese Protestant missionaries to Europe & North America.

    Associated Search Terms: Missionary; Protestant; Missions; Chinese; Ethnocentrism
  • L’Innovation utopique et les frontiers de sa reception. Tracé sociohistorique de l’insertion missionaire en Bas-Canada après 1840, entre modernité américaine et références françaises.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Giuseppe Schiavone and Daniela Martina (eds.) L'Utopia: Alla Ricerca del Senso della Storia. Scritti in Onore di Cosimo Quarta. Milano: Mimesis, pp. 65-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Stranger; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Quebec; Missions; Frontier; Historical
  • Missão Midiática Afrikania: Representando a "Religião Tradicional Afrikana" na esfera pública cristã em Gana.
    Witte, Marleen de (2014)
    Religião e Sociedade 34:2: 161-183.

    Media forming the public image of an indigenous religion, Afrikania Mission.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Ghana; Afrikania Mission
  • The Missionary, the Catechist and the Hunter: Foucault, Protestantism and Colonialism.
    Peterson, Christina (2014)
    Boston: Brill Academic.

    Associated Search Terms: Greenland; Colonialism; Foucault, Michel; Missions, Greenland; Native peoples, North America
  • Ingenious institutions: Religious origins of health and development organizations.
    Idler, Ellen L. (2014)
    In Ellen L. Idler (ed.) Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 319-343.

    Describes 5 innovative medical institutions that, at least in their origin, were religiously inspired.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Dhaka Ahsania Mission; Heifer International; La Leche League; L'Arche; Medical; Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Programme
  • The church mission society and reverse mission: From colonial sending to postcolonial partnership and reception.
    Catto, Rebecca (2013)
    In Afe Adogame and Shobana Shankar (eds.) Religion on the Move! New Dynamics of Religious Expansion in a Globalizing World. Leiden: Brill, pp. 81-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Missions
  • Se convertir et re-convertir au Ratanakiri (Cambodge). À propos du pentecôtisme en context pluriethnique et plurilinguistique.
    Jammes, Jérémy (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 471-487.

    Describes Foursquare missions in a northeast Cambodian province. The missionaries take advantage of the poverty in the area.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions, Cambodia; Cambodia, Ratanakiri Province; Foursquare Gospel, Cambodia; Pentecostal, Cambodia; Poverty
  • The missionary roots of liberal democracy.
    Woodberry, Robert D. (2012)
    American Political Science Review 106:2: 244-274.

    The historical prevelance of conversionary Protestants in Africa, Asia, Latin America, & Oceania predicts stable democracy. The author cites its role as catalyst for religious liberty, education, printing, publication, voluntary organizations, & colonial reform.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Development; Missions; Protestant
  • Hors du cloître et dans le monde. Des Soeurs catholiques comme actrices transnationales.
    Langewiesche, Katrin (2012)
    Social Sciences and Missions 25:3: 195-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Orders/congregations; Sisters; Transnational; Catholic
  • Korean Christian Zionism: A sociological study of mission.
    Kim, Sung Gun (2011)
    International Review of Mission 100:1: 85-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Missions
  • The Effect of Religious Short-term Mission Trips on Youth Civic Engagement.
    Beyerlein, Kraig, Jenny Trinitapoli, and Gary Adler (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 780-795.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview National Survey of Youth Religion data (U.S.A.): going on a mission trip increases the likelihood of subsequent civic activity, especially religiously-based volunteer work.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Volunteering; Missions; Civic engagement
  • The Role of Short-term Mission Teams in the New Centers of Global Christianity.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 796-811.

    Ethnography & interviews show hosts of mission teams in El Salvador & South Africa constructing interpretations of the missions & expanding their own distant religious activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Missions; Participant observation; South Africa; El Salvador
  • Christianisation et économie. Le travail à la mission des dehoniens dans l'Ouest Cameroun.
    Tsopmbeng, François Étienne (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 12-26.

    As employers, the missionaries treated their workers better than did the colonial administrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacré-Coeur de Jésus (Dahoniens); Missions; Orders/congregations; Economic; Conflict; Compromise; Colonialism; Cameroon; Catholic, Cameroon
  • Reverse Mission: A Discourse in Search of Reality?
    Freston, Paul (2010)
    PentecoStudies 9:2: 153-174.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions
  • Les mutations du protestantisme militante en Scandinavie. Du movement populaire au rencoforcement convictionnel: transformation structurelle et idéologique des organisations missionnaires et des antennes du jeunesse en Norvège et en Suède de 2000 à 2
    Harry, Frédérique (2010)
    Unpublished Ph.D. Thèse de doctorate, Paris: Université de la Sorbonne.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Sweden; Change; Missions; Norway
  • Ethnic and Transnational Dimensions of Recent Protestant Conversion among the Hmong in Northern Vietnam.
    Ngô, Thi Thanh Tâm (2010)
    Social Compass 57:3: 332-344.

    Based on 2004-08 field work.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Vietnam; Participant observation; Missions; Conversion; Evangelical, Vietnam; Hmong
  • Geopolitical mission strategies: The case of the Unification Church in Japan and Korea.
    Sakurai Yoshihide (2010)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 37:2: 317-334.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions, Japan; Unification Church, Japan; Korea (South); Japan; Unification Church, Korea (South)
  • The Transformative Role of Religious Experience: The Case of Short-term Missions.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Stephen Vaisey (2009)
    Social Forces 88:1: 121-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions
  • The Transformative Role of Religious Experience: The Case of Short-term Missions.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Stephen Vaisey (2009)
    Social Forces 88:1: 121-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Volunteering
  • Missão Religiosa e Migração: "Novas Comunidades" e Igrejas Pentecostais Brasileiras no Exterior.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto (2009)
    Análise Social 190: 161-187.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal; Migration; Missions
  • The word of God and "our words." The Bible and translation in a Mam Maya context.
    Samson, C. Mathews (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 44-79.

    Studies the translation of the New Testament & use of languages among Maya people, especially Presbyterians, in Guatemala.

    Associated Search Terms: Mayan; Missions, Guatemala; Presbyterian, Guatemala; Sociolinguistics; Guatemala
  • Les réseaux missionnaires évangéliques en Océanie: mobilités intergénérationnelles et reconfigurations du militantisme chrétien.
    Fer, Yannick (2009)
    Revue internationale de politique comparée 16:1: 119-133.

    Networks of Evangelical missionaries in Oceania appeal to youth who are seeking a non-western, non-secularized identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Youth; Oceania; Missions; Evangelical, Oceania
  • Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches.
    Wuthnow, Robert (2009)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Counters the thesis that American Christianity has little international influence or is isolated from the wider world. Reports 2005 U.S. survey data from church attenders on congregational involvement in sending & supporting missions, & interview data from officials responsible for overseas missions & aid.

    Associated Search Terms: Non-profit organizations; Globalization; Missions; Christian, U.S.A.
  • À Propos de l'Inculturation dans le Catholicisme Brésilien Contemporain.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto, and Maria das Dores C. Machado (2008)
    Social Compass 55:3: 290-303.

    Catholic missionaries are facing the belief that peoples are entitled to their distinctiveness & thus are reconcptualizing their missionary activities.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Pluralism; Catholic; Syncretism
  • From the Rest to the West: Exploring Reversal in Christian Mission in Twenty-First Century Britain.
    Catto, Rebecca (2008)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Exeter.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • La Sainte Ignorance. Temps de la religion sans culture./Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways, tr. Ros Schwartz.
    Roy, Olivier (2008)
    Paris: Ed. du Seuil/New York: Columbia University Press, 2010.

    Secularization involves the detachment of religion from a given cuture, thereby enabling its revival in purified form.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Ethnic; Globalization; Language; Fundamentalism; Revival; Identity; Pluralism; Culture; Deterritorialization; Missions
  • The Buddhist Mission of North America 1898-1942: Religion and its Social Functions in an Ethnic Community.
    Nishimura, Arthur (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-105.

    Relates historical conditions & features of the Buddhism of Japanese Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Jodo Shinshu, U.S.A.; Japanese Americans; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Buddhist Mission of North America
  • The Social Impact of Missionary Higher Education.
    Woodberry, Robert D. (2007)
    In Philip Yuen Sang Leung and Peter Tze Ming Ng (eds.) Christian Responses to Asian Challenges: A Globalization View on Christian Higher Education in East Asia. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong, pp. 99-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Missions; Christian, Asia
  • Christian Moderns: Freedom and Fetish in the Mission Encounter.
    Keane, Webb (2007)
    Berkeley: Universty of California Press

    Associated Search Terms: Colonialism; Indonesia; Missions; Modernization
  • The Spread of Religions: A Social Scientific Theory Based on the Spread of Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.
    Montgomery, Robert L. (2007)
    Hackensak, New Jersey: Long Dash.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Buddhist; Christian; Islam; Diffusion
  • Thy Kingdom Come. The Advent, Growth and Role of the Catholic Church in Nigeria 1913-2007.
    Nnoruka, Sylvanus Ifeanyichukwu (2007)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Nigeria, Umudioka; Missions; Catholic, Nigeria
  • Japanese Saints: Mormons in the Land of the Rising Sun.
    Hoffmann, John P. (2007)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Japan, Hokkaido, Sapporo; Missions, Japan; Mormon, Japan
  • Reclaiming the M-Word: The Legacy of Missions in Nonwestern Societies.
    Woodberry, Robert D. (2006)
    Review of Faith & International Affairs 4:1: 3-12.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions
  • The Compassion Relief Diaspora.
    Huang, Julia C. (2005)
    In Linda Learman (ed.) Buddhist Missionaries in the Era of Globalization. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp. 185-209.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Buddhist; Globalization
  • Human Agency in Mission Work: Missionary Styles and Their Political Consequences.
    Cavalcanti, H.B. (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:4: 381-398.

    Compares the diffusion model of one American Protestant missionary to Brazil with the acculturation model of the other.

    Associated Search Terms: Acculturation; Presbyterian, Brazil; Brazil; Diffusion; Southern Baptist, Brazil; Missions
  • Persistence and Change in Contemporary African Religion.
    Gifford, Paul (2004)
    Social Compass 51:2: 169-176.

    Proposes a general model: 1st generation African Christians in mission churches, 2nd in independent churches, 3rd in charismatic churches. The last of these emphasizes prosperity & an enchanted world view.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Pentecostal, Africa; Africa; Christian, Africa; Generations
  • Mission Studies: Both Mine and Minefield for the Social Sciences.
    Montgomery, Robert L. (2003)
    Research n the Social Scientific Study of Religion 14: 189-210.

    Mission studies can be of value to the social sciences, but require caution.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions
  • Euthanasia of a Mission: African Church Autonomy in a Colonial Context.
    Hanciles, Jehu (2002)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; African Christian; Sierra Leone
  • The Right Faith at the Right Time? Determinants of Protestant Mission Success in the 19th-Century Brazilian Religious Market.
    Cavalcani, H.B. (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 423-438.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, Brazil; Southern Baptist, Brazil; Historical; Missions; Brazil
  • Efforts to Christianize Europe, 400-2000.
    Stark, Rodney (2001)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 16:1: 105-123.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Missions
  • Mission et économie: la gestion rédemptoriste du Vicariat de Reyes (Bolivie).
    Lambert, Arthur (2001)
    Social Compass 48:4: 557-571.

    Historical context & present setting of Redemptorist missions in Amazonian Bolivia.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Catholic, Bolivia; Redemptorist; Bolivia; Economic
  • One True God: Historical Consequences of Monotheism.
    Stark, Rodney (2001)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Focuses on Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Missions; Rational choice theory; Conflict; Monotheism
  • Global Civil Religion: A European Perspective.
    Davie, Grace (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:4: 455-473.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Europe; Voluntarism; Missions; Civil religion
  • O projeto missionário protestante no Brasil do século 19: comparando a experiência presbiteriana e batista.
    Cavalcanti, H.B. (2001)
    Rever--Revista de estudos da religião 1:4: 61-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Missions; Presbyterian, Brazil; Baptist, Brazil; Comparative; Historical
  • Introduction to the Sociology of Missions.
    Montgomery, Robert L. (1999)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions
  • Konversion zum Islam in Deutschland und den USA.
    Wohlrab-Sahr, Monika (1999)
    Frankfurt: Campus

    Originally Habilitationschrift, Freie Universität Berlin, 1998.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Islam; Conversion
  • A Causal Analysis of Missionary and Membership Growth in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (1830-1995).
    Hepworth, Joseph T. (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38;1: 59-71.

    Statistical analysis of time-lag relationships.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; Missions; Membership
  • La Mission Salut de Guérison à l'île de la Réunion. Contribution à une anthropologie du pentecôtisme dans des sociétés en mutation
    Boutter, Bernard (1999)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Ethnology, University Strasbourg II.

    Associated Search Terms: Mission Salut et Guérison; French Polynesia, Réunion; Participant observation; Pentecostal, French Polynesia
  • Mormon Passage: A Missionary Chronicle.
    Shepherd, Gary, and Gordon Shepherd (1998)
    Urbana: University of Illinos Press.

    Studies the functioning of the LDS missionary system, based on literature review & personal mission diaries of the authors in 1960s Mexico.

    Associated Search Terms: Diaries; Missions; Mormon, Mexico
  • Broadening the Boundaries of Church-Sect Theory: Insights from the Evolution of the Nonschismatic Mission Churches of Seventh-Day Adventism.
    Lawson, Ronald (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:4: 652-672.

    Trajectories of churches' home bases influence mission church trajectories; based on interviews with clergy & lay leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Change; Missions; Seventh-day Adventist
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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