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Exploring World Mission: Context and Challenges

3.31 of 5 stars 3.31  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  2 reviews
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Publisher: World Vision Intl (December 2003)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1887983511
ISBN-13: 978-1887983518
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 6.4 x 0.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
Paperback, 87 pages
Published December 6th 2003 by World Vision Intl (first published 2003)
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Tina
The idea behind this book of showing different statistics the way they are shown was very good. There were a few things that I found very helpful, but I need to add a caveat. I believe many of the statistics are incorrect (another reviewer mentioned this as well). I am glad I read it to get a broad picture of things, but I wouldn't use any of the statistics as fact.
James
Jul 27, 2011 James added it
There is much in this book that is relevant and much that is deserving of skepticism.



The introduction was partially inspiring and partially sickening. Particularly, the author's continual use of "inclusiveness," a buzzword describing a phenomenon bordering on idolatry among the followers of a certain, modern political group. He also seemed to buy into such fake or misnamed "problems" like overpopulation, taking in the colossal fallacies of Ehrlich, et alias.



In general, the statistics seems skew
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Bryant L. Myers is professor of transformational development at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California. A lifelong activist dedicated to Christian relief and development work around the world, Myers served as vice president for international program strategy at World Vision International. He resides with his family in Southern California.
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