The Great Commission: Evangelicals and the History of World Missions:

Scott Manetsch,

Martin Klauber

B&H Academic

The Great Commission provides a substantial historical survey of evangelical missions courtesy of eleven different authors, each one a prominent evangelical church historian and theologian who has written extensively on the history of Christianity and the greater mission of the church.Readers will learn the origins and development of modern evangelical missionary activity, what led to the globalization of the Evangelical movement, and the finer points of the movement’s successes, failures, and future imperatives.

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Scott Manetsch

Scott M. Manetsch (PhD University of Arizona) is Professor of Church History at Trinity Evangelical Divinity school. His publication include Theodore Beza and the Quest for Peace in France, 1572-1598 (Brill, 2000) and Calvin’s Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609 (Oxford, 2012). During graduate school, he was awarded a Fulbright fellowship and spent two years doing archival research on French Reformation history at the University of Geneva.

Martin Klauber

Dr. Klauber is an investment banker and author of several scholarly works on post-Reformation theology. In addition to teaching regularly on Trinity’s campus, he frequently teaches at Trinity’s extension sites.