A SHORT BIBLIOGRAPHY ON MISSION IN WESTERN SOCIETY
James Alison, Living in the End Times, SPCK, 1997.

Gerald H. Anderson, Robert T. Cooke, Norman A. Horner and James M. Phillips (eds), Mission Legacies: Biographical Studies of Leaders of the Modern Missionary Movement, Orbis, 1994.

S. Wesley Ariajah, Gospel and Culture: An Ongoing Discussion within the Ecumenical Movement, WCC, 1995.

William R. Barr (ed.), Constructive Christian Theology in the Worldwide Church, Eerdmans, 1997.

Simon Barrow, The Churches Gathered and Dispersed in Witness: Reflections Stemming from the WCC Consultation on Mission and Ecclesiology, July 2000, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, 2000.

————— (ed.), Expanding Horizons: Learning to be the Church in the World, Church in Society Publications, 1995.

Zygmunt Bauman, Life in Fragments: Essays in Post-modern Morality, Blackwell, 1995.

—————, Post-Modern Ethics, Blackwell, 1993.

William Van den Bercken, ‘Early European conversion stories: the painful birth of Christian Europe’ in EXCHANGE: Journal of Missiological and Ecumenical Research, vol. 26 no. 2, E. J. Brill, 1997.

David Bosch, Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in the Theology of Mission, Orbis, 1996.

—————, Believing in the Future: Toward a Missiology of Western Culture, Trinity Press International, 1995. *

Callum G. Brown, The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation, 1800-2000, Routledge, 2001.

Walter Brueggemann, The Bible and Postmodern Imagination: Texts Under Negotiation, SCM, 1993.


John R. Cobb, Jr., Transforming Christianity and the World: A Way Beyond Absolutism and Relativism, Orbis, 1999.

Jane Collier, From Complicity to Encounter: The Church and the Culture of Economism, Trinity Press International, 1999. *

Ruth Conway, Choices at the Heart of Technology, Trinity Press International,
1999. *

Harvey Cox, Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Pentecostal Spirituality and the Reshaping of Religion in the Twenty-first Century, Cassell, 1996.

Kenneth Cragg, The Secular Experience of God, Trinity Press International, 1998. *

Colin C. Crowder (ed.), God and Reality, Cassell, 1997.

Don Cupitt, The New Religion of Life in Everyday Speech, SCM, 1999.

—————, After God: The Future of Religion, Basic, 1997.

—————, The Long-legged Fly: A Theology of Language and Desire, SCM, 1987.

Grace Davie, Religion in Modern Europe: A Memory Mutates, Oxford University Press, 2000.

—————, ‘Europe: the exception that proves the rule?’, in Peter L. Berger (ed.), The Desecularization of the World: Resurgent Religion and World Politics, Eerdmans, 1999.

—————, Religion in Britain Since 1945: Believing Without Belonging, Blackwell, 1993.

Oliver Davies and Fiona Bowie (eds), Celtic Christian Spirituality: An Anthology of Medieval and Modern Sources, SPCK, 1995.

Vincent Donovan, The Church in the Midst of Creation, SCM, 1991.

Jacques Dupuis, Toward a Christian Theology of Religious Pluralism, Orbis, 1999.

Diana I. Eck and Devaki Jain (eds), Speaking of Faith: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women, Religion and Social Change, The Women’s Press, 1986.

Gillian Evans, The Reception of the Faith: Reinterpreting the Gospel for Today, SPCK, 1997.

Edward Farley, Divine Empathy: A Theology of God, Fortress Press, 1997.

Duncan Forrester, Theology and Politics, Blackwell, 1988.

Roswith I. H. Gerloff, A Plea for British Black Theologies: The Black Church Movement in Britain in its Transatlantic Cultural and Theological Interaction, Frankfurt, 1992.

René Girard, James G Williams (ed.), The Girard Reader, Crossroad, 1997.

Alan Le Grys, Preaching to the Nations: The Origins of Mission in the Early Church, SPCK, 1998.

Judith M. Gundry-Volf and Miroslav Volf, A Spacious Heart: Essays on Identity and Belonging, Trinity Press International, 1997. *

Jeffrey K. Hadden and Anson Shupe (eds), Secularization and Fundamentalism Reconsidered: Religion and the Political Order, New York, 1990.

John Douglas Hall, The End of Christendom and the Future of Christianity, Trinity Press International, 1997. *

Phillip E. Hammond (ed.), The Sacred in a Secular Age: Toward Revision in the Scientific Study of Religion, Berkeley, 1985.

Daphne Hampson, After Christianity, SCM, 1996.

Barry A. Harvey, Another City: An Ecclesiological Primer for a Post-Christian World, Trinity Press International, 1999. *

David Harvey, The Condition of Postmodernity, Blackwell, 1990.

Adrian Hastings, A History of English Christianity 1920–1990, SCM, 1991.

Vaclav Havel, Living in Truth, Faber, 1987.

David Hay and Kate Hunt, The Spirituality of People Who Don’t Go To Church, University of Nottingham, 2000.

S. Mark Heim, Salvations: Truth and Difference in Religion (Orbis, 1995).

Paul G. Hiebert, The Missiological Implications of Epistemological Shifts: Affirming Truth in a Modern World, Trinity Press International, 1999. *

Peter Hodgson, Winds of the Spirit: A Constructive Christian Theology, SCM, 1995.

Bert Hoedemaker, ‘Mission, unity and eschaton: a triadic relation’, Reformed World, vol. 50 no. 4, December 2000.

—————, Secularization and Mission: A Theological Essay, Trinity Press International, 1998. *

—————, ‘Naming the world in the name of the coming one: changing relations between mission, modernity and eschatology’, in EXCHANGE: Journal of Missiological and Ecumenical Research, vol. 27 no. 3, E.J. Brill, 1998.

L. Isherwood and D. McEwan (eds), An A to Z of Feminist Theology, Sheffield Academic Press, 1996.

Grace Jantzen, Becoming Divine: Toward a Feminist Philosophy of Religion, Cambridge University Press, 1999.

David E. Jenkins, The Contradiction of Christianity, SCM, 1986.

—————,‘The Liberation of “God”’, in Jürgen Moltmann, Theology and Joy (SCM, 1983).

Elizabeth A. Johnson, She Who Is: The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse, SCM, 1993.

Gordon D. Kaufman, In the Presence of Mystery, SCM, 1997.

Philip D. Kenneson, Beyond Sectarianism: Re-Imagining Church and World, Trinity Press International, 1999. *

Søren Kierkegaard, Attack on Christendom, Princeton University Press, 1968

—————, Training in Christianity, Princeton University Press, 1944.

Ursula King (ed.), Faith and Praxis in a Post-modern Age, Cassell, 1998.

J. Andrew Kirk, The Mission of Theology and Theology as Mission, Trinity Press International, 1997. *

————— and Kevin J. Vanhoozer (eds.), To Stake A Claim: Mission and the Western Crisis of Knowledge, Orbis, 1999.

Paul F. Knitter, Jesus and the Other Names: Christian Mission and Global Responsibility, Oneworld, 1996.

Alan Kreider, The Change of Conversion and the Origin of Christendom, Trinity Press International, 1999.

Steven J. Land, Pentecostal Spirituality: A Passion for the Kingdom, Sheffield Academic Press, 1993.

B. B. Lawrence, Defenders of God: The Fundamentalist Revolt Against the Modern Age, University of South Carolina Press, 1995.

Ann Loades (ed.), Feminist Theology: A Reader, SPCK, 1990.

Alasdair MacIntyre, After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, University of Notre Dame Press, 1981.

M. E. Marty and R. S. Appleby (eds), Fundamentalisms Observed, University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Loren B. Mead, The Once and Future Church, Alban Institute, 1994.

John Milbank, Theology and Social Theory: Beyond Secular Reason, Blackwell, 1993.

Mission Theology Advisory Group, The Search for Faith and the Witness of the Church (Church House Publishing, 1996).

—————, Good News in Our Times: The Gospel and Contemporary Cultures, Church House Publishing, 1991.

Jürgen Moltmann, God for a Secular Society: The Public Relevance of Theology, SCM, 1997.

Hugh Montefiore (ed.), The Gospel and Contemporary Culture, Mowbray, 1992.

Michael Nazir-Ali, Citizens and Exiles: Christian Faith in a Plural World, United Church Press, 2000.

Lesslie Newbigin, Truth and Authority in Modernity, Trinity Press International, 1996. *

H. Richard Niebuhr, Christ and Culture, Harper, 1951.

Ruth Page, Ambiguity and the Presence of God, SCM, 1985.

—————, The Incarnation of Freedom and Love, SCM, 1991.

—————, Synergy in the church, SCM, 2000.

George Pattison, Agnosis: Theology in the Void, MacMillan, 1996.

Lynne Price, Faithful Uncertainty: Leslie D. Weatherhead’s Methodology of Creative Evangelism, Peter Lang, 1996. 

Michael Prior, The Bible and Colonialism: A Moral Critique, Sheffield Academic Press, 1997.

Martin Prozesky, A New Guide to the Debate About God, SCM, 1992.

—————, Juan Sepúlveda and Graeme Smith (eds), Mission Matters, Peter Lang, 1997.

Konrad Raiser, Ecumenism in Transition: A Paradigm Shift in the Ecumenical Movement, WCC, 1991.

John Reader, Beyond All Reason, Aureus Publishing, 1997.

Joerg Rieger (ed), Liberating the Future: God, Mammon and Theology, Fortress, 1998. 

Roland Robertson, ‘Glocalization: time–space and homogeneity–heterogeneity’, in Mike Featherstone and Scott Lash (eds), Global Modernities, Sage Publications, 1995.

Alan J. Roxburgh, The Missionary Congregation, Leadership and Liminality, Trinity Press International, 1997. *

Robert Schreiter, The New Catholicity: Theology Between the Local and the Global, Orbis, 1998.

Gordon Scoville, Into the Vacuum: Being the Church in an Age of Barbarism, Trinity Press International, 1998. *

Wilbert R. Shenk, Write the Vision: The Church Renewed, Trinity Press International, 1995. *

Michael Simmons, Street Credo: Churches and Communities, Lemos & Crane, 2000.

Io Smith with Wendy Green, An Ebony Cross: Being a Black Christian in Britain Today, Marshall Pickering, 1989.

Stephen Toulmin, Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity, University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Werner Ustorf, Mission in a Pluralist World, Peter Lang, 1997.

Peter van der Veer (ed.), Conversion to Modernities: The Globalization of Christianity, Routledge, 1996.

Keith Ward, Religion and Revelation, Oxford University Press, 1994.

Antonie Wessels, Secularized Europe: Who Will Carry Off Its Soul?, WCC, 1996.

—————, Europe: Was It Ever Really Christian?, SCM, 1994.

Philip L. Wickeri, Janice K. Wickeri and Damayanthi M. A. Niles (eds.), Plurality, Power and Mission: Intercontextual Theological Explorations on the Role of Religion in the New Millennium, Council for World Mission, 2000.

Rowan Williams, Lost Icons: Reflections on Cultural Bereavement, T&T Clark, 2000.

—————, On Christian Theology: Challenges in Contemporary Theology, Blackwell, 1999.

Jonathan R. Wilson, Living Faithfully in a Fragmented World: Lessons for the Church from MacIntyre’s After Virtue, Trinity Press International, 1997. *

Walter Wink, The Powers That Be: Theology for a New Millennium, Doubleday, 1998.

Charles Winquist, Desiring Theology, University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Timothy Yates (ed.), Mission: An Invitation to God’s Future, Cliff College Publishing, 2000.

—————, Christian Mission in the Twentieth Century, Cambridge University Press, 1994.


NOTES: Selected titles in the ‘Christian Mission and Modern Culture’ series are all  (*) asterisked. Most citations are from North Atlantic publishers.




(c) Simon Barrow and CTBI Publishing 2001.
Excerpted from the select bibliography in Christian Mission in Western Society, edited by Simon Barrow and Graeme Smith, CTBI Publishing 2001.
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