Women in World Missions
In the context of Christianity as a worldwide movement, the majority of church members are women. Since the early 1800s, women have led in cross-cultural ministries of service, witness, evangelism, and philanthropic works. In order to understand these phenomena, this course will explore the context, nature, theory, and issues relating to women in world missions with particular focus on the 19th century to the present. In addition to examining important global issues for women in missions, it will cover women encounter with local culture through which to explore any selective appropriation of Western Christianity from intercultural perspective.