Short-term mission : an ethnography of Christian travel narrative and experience / Brian M. Howell.

By: Howell, Brian M
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Downers Grove, IL : IVP Academic, c2012Description: 256 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9780830839735 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Short-term missionsDDC classification: 266.11 HOW LOC classification: BV2082.S56 | H69 2012
Contents:
"It changed my life": short-term mission and Christian narratives of travel -- "Are you for them or against them?": defining short-term mission -- That's no missionary!": redefining mission and the missionary establishment -- "Youth try the impossible!": youth movements and short-term mission -- "It will change your life": short-term mission and Central Wheaton Church -- "Remember, these are real missions": embodying a missionary narrative at Central Wheaton Church -- "Pour out your soul": living the narrative of short-term mission -- "Of course you always grow close to God on a mission trip": (re)narrating short-term mission -- "Just bring greetings": creating a new narrative for short-term mission -- "And what does the Lord require of you?": suggestions and an encouraging postscript.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-254) and indexes.

"It changed my life": short-term mission and Christian narratives of travel -- "Are you for them or against them?": defining short-term mission -- That's no missionary!": redefining mission and the missionary establishment -- "Youth try the impossible!": youth movements and short-term mission -- "It will change your life": short-term mission and Central Wheaton Church -- "Remember, these are real missions": embodying a missionary narrative at Central Wheaton Church -- "Pour out your soul": living the narrative of short-term mission -- "Of course you always grow close to God on a mission trip": (re)narrating short-term mission -- "Just bring greetings": creating a new narrative for short-term mission -- "And what does the Lord require of you?": suggestions and an encouraging postscript.

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