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In this one-volume textbook, Edward Smither weaves together a comprehensive history of Christian mission, from the apostles to the modern church. In each era, he focuses on the people sent by God to the ends of the earth, while also describing the cultural context they encountered. Smither highlights the continuity and development across thousands of years of global mission.

did not respond immediately to the monks’ message. However, the king allowed them to build a church and establish a mission base at Canterbury, giving them freedom to preach among his subjects. According to Gregory, in the first year of ministry, over ten thousand Anglo-Saxons were baptized. Eventually Ethelbert embraced the gospel for himself. Like other early Christian missionaries, the monks began their work by approaching a political leader, preaching the gospel to him, seeking his favor, and
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