BIBLICAL
MISSIONS

HISTORY<>PRINCIPLES<>PRACTICE

Roy F. Dearmore, Th.B., M.D.

Rodgers Baptist Church
P. O. Box 460639, Garland, TX 75046

CONTENTS

Part One
Introduction, History, and Statistics . . 21-184

Chapter One: Introduction . . 23

Chapter Two: History of O.T. Missions . . . . . . . 27

Chapter Three: History of N.T. Missions . . . . . 33

    Preapostolic and Apostolic . . 33
    The Apostles as Missionaries . . 36

Chapter Four:
History of N.T. Missions (Cont.) . . 43

    Introductory Remarks . . 43
    The Ante-Nicene Fathers . . 44
      Mathetes; Ignatius and Polycarp;
      Bar.; Pap.; Jus. Mar.;
      Tat.; Montanus and Novatian;
      Ire.

    Ante-Nicene Beginnings of
       Systemization . . 56
    Philo . . 57
    Ale.s . . 58
       Pan.; Cle. of Alexandria;
       Origen
    Students of Origen . . 65
       Her.; Amm.; Dio.;
       Gre. Tha.

    Prominent Africans . . 67
       Tertullian; Cyprian; Arnobius
       of Sicca; Lac.
    Final Comment on Ante-Nicene Missions . . 70

Chapter Five:
History of N.T. Missions (Cont.) . . 71

    Introduction . . 71
    Eus. of Caesarea . . 72
    Constantine the Great . . 74
    Augustine of Hippo . . 75
    Soc. Sch. . . 77

Chapter Six:
Early Creeds and Councils as They Affected Missions . . . . 79

    The Apo.s' Creed . . 79
    [...] . . 86

Chapter Seven: The Middle Ages . . 89

    Introduction . . 89
    Overview of the Middle Ages . . 93
       Background; Baptism; Other
       Doctrinal Departures

Highlights of the Middle Ages . . . . . . . . . . . 98

Chapter Eight: The Reformation . . 119

Chapter Nine:
From Sixteen Hundred and Fifty Through the Millenium . 137

    Introduction . . 137

From the Reformation to the American
   Revolution . . 138


From the American Revolution to the
   Civil War . . 151
    Introduction; Catholicism;
    Quakers; Congregationalism;
    Reformed Churches and Lutherans;
    Methodists; Campbellites; Mormons;
    Adv.ists; Plymouth Brethren;
    Charismatics; Baptists; The Anti-
    My. Movement; Associations
    and My. Societies; Individuals

From the American Civil War through
   the Millenium . . 167
    Introduction; Outside the U.S.;
    Roman Catholicism; Pro.s;
    Charismatics; Jehovah's Witnesses;
    Seventh Day Adventists; Cults;
    Isl_m; Baptists; Associations,
    Conventions, Boards, and
    Parachurch Organizations;
    Individuals; The Tribulation and
    Millenium

Chapter Ten: Statistics . . 177

    Introduction . . 177
    Geography and Population . . 177
    Birth Rates and Age Demographics . . . . . . 178
    Religions . . 179
    Religious Groups (World) . . 179
    Subdivisions of "Christians" (World) . . . . . 181
    Missions and Evangelism . . 181
    Observations and Conclusions . . 183
    Sources . . 184

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